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One Stop confirms Scottish expansion

One Stop confirms Scottish expansion

Firm “excited about the level of interest from independents” TESCO-owned convenience store operator and franchise operation One..

Empty shops gap narrows

Empty shops gap narrows

Research finds Scotland’s retail vacancy rate falling faster than GB trend – but there are huge differences between towns THE number..

Pubco wants grocers who fancy a switch

Pubco wants grocers who fancy a switch

BRITAIN’S pub estates have seen units change to c-stores in recent years. But one of the country’s biggest pub groups reckons there’s..

Tobacco giant warns of JPS voucher scam

Tobacco giant warns of JPS voucher scam

Tobacco manufacturer Imperial Tobacco is warning retailers of a JPS voucher scam, currently running in parts of the UK. Blue circular..

Online sales set to dominate vaping?

THE use of e-cigarettes and, in particular, vaping equipment and liquids is growing but traditional stores may find it difficult to..

January 2015

Tobacco giant tips economy brands to soar

IMPERIAL Tobacco is advising retailers to make the most of the growing economy tobacco sector in 2015. Jo Wren, head of consumer marketing..

January 2015

Drinks groups push for 2% duty cut

THE Wine and Spirit Trade Association and Scotch Whisky Association have launched a new campaign calling for a 2% cut in alcohol duty at..

January 2015

Abdul’s 2015 resolution

SGF president lays out the organisation’s ambitions for the year ahead by John McNee PRESIDENT of the Scottish Grocers’..

January 2015

Spar gives back with its Saturday specials

PADDINGTON Bear and Lanarkshire MSP Clare Adamson were the guests of honour at a Motherwell c-store last month when Spar in the town’s..

January 2015

Black Friday fails to boost food

• Footfall jumps as deep discount offers attract shoppers • But food and drink registers seventh straight decline THE..

January 2015

Murphy to lead retail body

ANDREW Murphy, retail director at John Lewis, is the new chairman of the Scottish Retail Consortium. Murphy took on the role on 1 January..

January 2015

Scots behind on grocery spend

HOUSEHOLD spending is growing slowly but is still considerably lower than early in the century, says the Office of National Statistics..

January 2015

Westminster follows Holyrood on vaping consultations

WESTMINSTER has followed the Scottish Government’s lead by looking into controlling the sale of vaping products. The Department of..

January 2015

Best-in promo on 300 lines

BEST-IN, the own-label range from Bestway Wholesale, is running a promotion till 31 January offering independent retailers up to 80% profit..

January 2015

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