Tag: SGF

Rates chaos is averted

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to hand over control of business rates to local authorities has been quashed at the Scottish Parliament.
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Crime continues to plague retail sector

CONVENIENCE stores in Scotland continue to be badly affected by retail crime, according to the latest report from the Scottish Grocers Federation.
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A spotlight on Scottish stores

Retailers work hard to provide vital services
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What do political parties have to say to Scotland’s retailers?

It’s time to make up your mind
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Awards nod for retail trial

Envipco has made it onto the Vibes Awards shortlist in recognition of its work with Scottish retailers .
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New look for alcohol group

The Scottish Alcohol Industry Partnership has relaunched with a brand new website and logo .

A great celebration

2019’s convenience retail stars were shining bright as Scottish Grocer celebrated their stellar achievements .
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Happy retirement to John Drummond

Everyone at Scottish Grocer would like to wish John Drummond a very happy retirement as he steps down from his role at the Healthy Living Programme

Heavy criticism of promo plans

Trade associations slam ScotGov plans
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More funding for food to go

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced an additional £300,000 in funding for food to go provisions at the SGF’s conference late last month

Sarwar takes SGF role

UNITED Wholesale Scotland MD Asim Sarwar is set to take on a whole new set of duties following his appointment as the new vice-president...

Health drive shifts gear

SGF programme eyes more categories

Scottish Government confirms pursuit of DRS

Government will seek to introduce scheme but questions remain over small retailers FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon today (5 September) announced the Scottish Government is committed...

Divisions deepen over DRS plan

Leading retailer quits SGF over stance on scheme ONE of Scotland’s most prominent convenience retailers has withdrawn from the Scottish Grocers Federation due to their...

Shoplifters hit 100% of stores

Annual crime report finds all c-store retailers experiencing theft SHOPLIFTING appears to affect every retailer in the Scottish convenience sector, a new report has found,...
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Eliminate cash handling

WHEN considering the issue of store security, a review of cash handling and collection is often advised. The Scottish Safer Business Guide, published last month...