Tag: The Scottish Retail Consortium

Daniel Johnson MSP promoting retail crime bill

Finish line in sight for retail crime bill

The campaign to offer retailers more protection from abuse and assault under the law has come tantalisingly close to victory

Budget must bring rates action

The Scottish Retail Consortium has called on government to publish a timetabled plan to “substantially reduce” business rates .

Budget is passed

The Scottish Government passed its Budget through a key Holyrood vote, with a little help from the Greens

Rates rise comes in below inflation

Finance secretary had no shortage of rates rabbits to pull from Budget hat NEXT year’s business rates increase will come in below inflation, Scottish Government...

Bumper summer for Scot sales

Total food sales were the fuel behind Scottish retail sales growth for the four weeks to 28 July 2018 .

Call for clarity on EU workers

The SRC claims there are 10,000 EU nationals currently employed by the retail industry in Scotland whose future remains uncertain.
Sterling is struggling against the Euro driving food prices up.

Sluggish June for Scotland’s retail sector

ANNUAL food sales growth hit its highest level since April 2014 this summer, new figures from the Scottish Retail Consortium for June reveal. However,...

Food sees New Year hangover

January sales slump follows positive Christmas performance FOLLOWING a Christmas blow-out, Scotland’s food sales were hit by a New Year hangover in January. The Scottish...

Food sales in festive boost

STRONG demand for Christmas food and drink gave Scotland’s food retail industry a boost at the end of 2015, with the best performance in...

Eight in a row as food drops

Christmas fare helps slow the sales decline but totals still below the year before DESPITE an apparent willingness by consumers to push the Christmas boat...

10% of Scots shops vacant

WHILE sales were up in Scotland other aspects of High Street life were bleak. Footfall was down 4.6% on last year, and one in...