Thursday, January 23, 2020

Election: Industry calls for “frictionless trade”

Retail associations have called on the Prime Minister to push for frictionless trade with the EU, following his election victory.

Excelling in rural retail

Running a store in a small village isn’t easy, but Spar Tarves shines
Tobacco gantry

Menthol ban is coming

From 20 May, the sale of menthol cigarettes will be prohibited in the UK
The Tomra M1 can handle glass and PET.

An RVM built for Scotland

A new, smaller reverse vending machine has been created ahead of the introduction of DRS in Scotland
Broken glass

Glass could crash DRS

STORES in Scotland could struggle to cope with the number of glass bottles being returned through DRS
Juul at United Wholesale

Juul expands its retail reach

Scottish retailers can now get their hands on Juul vaping products across United Wholesale Scotland’s depots
Certas christmas cheque

Major gift from Certas

Certas Energy was on hand to spread Christmas cheer to sick children in Glasgow over the festive period
Company Shop in Renfrew interior

Surplus store opens doors

SCOTLAND’S first ‘redistribution supermarket’ has opened in Renfrew.
PayPoint terminal

PayPoint is on the front foot

PAYPOINT has been celebrating a milestone, with its PayPoint One platform now live in over 16,000 stores across the UK.
Dundee’s A Johnston & Sons was in the top 15.

These are top of the shops

Four Scottish stores have been named among the best newsagents in the UK
Impressions of the new brewery.

Brewery takes shape

Innis & Gunn will base its new brewery at Heriot-Watt’s Research Park
Post Office sign

Post Office settles over Horizon IT trial

POSTMASTERS who took on the Post Office have received a serious windfall after the firm said it would pay £58m to settle claims

Awards profile

Rizla Flavours Infusions in Menthol Chill and Mint

Beating the menthol ban

The new Rizla Flavour Infusions range will provide menthol shoppers with their preferred flavour
Smartwater bottles

Health and hydration

Woman looking at soft drinks

Soft set for a big year

Kris Ingham donates stock to FareShare charity

Time to give back

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