Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer



Londis follows its own road

Londis follows its own road

Musgrave now has distinct brand teams for symbol group Londis and for Budgens, which is south of the border only. SG spoke to John..

Will you have to tell shoppers to cut down?

Will you have to tell shoppers to cut down?

Drinks retailers and others may be expected to contribute to decreasing alcohol consumption in Scotland if a Scottish Parliament..

Darkness arrives

Darkness arrives

SCOTLAND’S small stores must comply with the regulations of the tobacco display ban from 6 April. Many shops have introduced shutters..

Minimum hits £6.70

Minimum hits £6.70

Government agrees 3% increase in NMW from October THE UK’s minimum wage will rise by 3% to £6.70 an hour, for the full adult rate, from..

Court battle ahead over plain packs vote

Court battle ahead over plain packs vote

TOBACCO firms have confirmed they will be taking legal action against new plain packaging regulations. Yesterday, the House of Commons..

Young adult brands

Preparing for summer

Exotic chance as adults choose the soft option

WARM weather should, hopefully, boost sales of soft drinks. But one juice and juice drinks specialist reckons changing drinking habits..

April 2015

Fruit flavours of the season

KOPPARBERG says that while cider is becoming less of a seasonal drinks category ciders still sell better in good weather. The firm..

April 2015

Peel back and drink

NO glass in your customers’ grass? Wine Innovations, the firm behind the Intrepid Fox range of single-serve sized wines in ready-to-use,..

April 2015

Ice cream