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Making it on to most lists

BREAD appears on more shopping lists than any other product, says Warburtons, quoting Shopper Intelligence research from 2016. It says wrapped white bread …

Missions of the next generation

What is considered a ‘must stock’ in one c-store might be a luxury in another, but is the crucial essential ‘knowing your customers’? THE nature and …

Bags of choice for get-togethers

CONFECTIONERY share bags are one of the big winners in the continuing popularity of the big night in, according to Starburst and Skittles owner Wrigley. …

Get a share of the binge

TV trend boost for snacks CREATING excitement around big sporting and television events is key to increasing sales of items people pick up for a big night in, …

Striking the right balance on price

With a proliferation of price-marked packs now available across multiple categories, Scottish Grocer spoke to three leading retailers to find out their …

Scots show soft spot for indies

Report reveals different tastes and habits SCOTS buy more soft drinks than the average GB shopper according to the latest category findings by researcher …

More with less

Sweet sales without the sugar DESPITE  the sustained negative press about the sugar content of soft drinks, the category is still performing well according to …

Systematic approach

Choosing the right EPOS system for your business can be a daunting task. In this feature, two leading providers of EPOS systems offer their input on how to …

ATM: an untapped business ally?

An ATM in a retail space holds appeal for both businesses and consumers, but remains an opportunity many retailers are yet to explore. Below, ATM provider …

Without warning

In the first of two articles examining the subject of cyber crime, Scottish Grocer examines the case of N&S Motors Ltd Jet Garage in Lenzie, illustrating …

A window into stunning sales

Firm says its new media screens offer brands 15% average sales uplift CONVENIENCE store retailers  across the country are reaching shoppers in a whole new way …

Making people Appy

Mobile phone apps are opening up new ways for retailers to engage with their customers IT’S been the best part of a decade since the first smartphone apps …

Time to clear the air

The Health (Scotland) Act 2016 brought in a number of restrictions around the promotion and sale of nicotine vapour products with penalties for those who do …

Leading the way in quaff sales – Maxwell’s Clarkston

THE doors may only have opened in August of last year, but Maxwell’s Clarkston has already established itself as a veritable Aladdin’s cave of beer and …

Thinking ahead: Ferhan Ashiq

East Lothian retailer Ferhan Ashiq’s new store utilises innovative thinking and new technology to make the most of a small space. Scottish Grocer paid a …

Category management: Diageo Linktown Local Premier Store

Our SG workSHOP special looks at how Diageo works with independent retailers like Faraz Iqbal of Linktown Local to maximise alcohol sales through the My Store …