- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -


Nisa is teaming up with Just Eat so that retailers can offer an online delivery service.

Convenience in Brief | Nisa, shopper trends and illegal tobacco news

Scottish Grocer highlights three news stories that provide insights to convenience retailers about Nisa, shopper trends and the illicit tobacco market.

Cigarette crackdown

MORE than 800,000 illicit cigarettes were seized by HM Revenue and Customs during a raid in Dundee.

Don’t miss VAT day

BUSINESSES have until 1 April to prepare for the digitalisation of VAT.
Before and after: Imperial removed tobacco gantries following convictions.

Crime Doesn’t Pay

IMPERIAL Tobacco has relaunched its anti-illicit tobacco trade website as part of its ongoing ‘Suspect it? Report it!’ trade campaign.

Support: what’s on offer for businesses

THE funding packages and reliefs available to retailers and other businesses has been changing on a near daily basis since early March.

Tackling tobacco cheats

Illicit tobacco continues to be a blight on the category and it will take collaboration from producers, retailers and government to effectively tackle the problem

A solid outlook for forecourt retailing

Petrol Retailers Association chief executive Brian Madderson talks filling station numbers, fuel price flux and signs of stability for the sector’s future .

New regs are coming

A European Union directive aimed at tracking the passage of tobacco products through the supply chain is scheduled to come into force on 20 May

Vital protection or a lot of hassle?

The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) came into force on April 1. But what is its purpose? And what are the pitfalls for wholesalers...

AWRS: know the rules

THE Scottish Wholesale Association has urged retailers to check their alcohol wholesaler is registered under new rules, which come into force on April 1. After...

Testing times for fuel fraudsters

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has unveiled new roadside fuel-testing equipment to tackle the trade in illicit diesel. The hi-tech equipment has been introduced to...

Dealer wins duty battle

Independent dealer Brobot Petroleum has successfully appealed via the First Tier Tax Tribunal against HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) imposition of unreasonable conditions, to...

Are you a wholesaler?

IF a retailer regularly sells large quantities of alcohol to customers, other companies or organisations he or she may have to apply for registration...

Bound by duty

NOTHING is certain but uncertainty in the world of fuel retailing. While oil prices, following a fairly tumultuous period, appear to have stabilised, the...

Taking on the illegal trade

A nationwide media campaign has been launched aimed at combating the sale of illegal tobacco in the UK. Running across more than 70 regional newspapers,...


HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) says it’s about to crack down on “some of the UK’s most notorious hotspots for the sale and supply...