Monday, July 22, 2019
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Ten year block on supermarket merger

CMA blocks further Sainsbury's and Asda merger attempts until 2029 THE dead Sainsbury’s and Asda merger...

Sainsbury’s launches RVM in Glasgow

Deposit return trial comes to Braehead SAINSBURY’S supermarket in Glasgow Braehead has become the latest store...

Lidl to build a dozen new stores

LIDL has announced plans for further expansion in Scotland, with 12 new stores to open...

Store evolution for Spar in Scotland

Company-owned store showcases the ambition of CJ Lang by tapping into the latest c-store trends .

Fortunes on the rise at PayPoint

Strong results sees firm returned to the FTSE 250 .

Shake up at the top

Yazoo owner FrieslandCampina UK has announced the appointment of a new managing director .

Camelot is in the money

National Lottery ticket sales for the 2018/19 financial year increased by £255.1 million on the previous year, according to Camelot’s annual results .

Concerns for Scottish retail

Grocery sales in Scotland recorded their weakest performance in two and a half years for the four week period to 25 May .

Soggy start to summer sales

Grocery sales have proved disappointing, with Nielsen finding a “significant drop” in spending for the four weeks to 19 May .

Mars backs Scottish stars

Mars Wrigley announced that its role as Official Partner of the Scottish men’s national team will now also extend to the national women’s and para-football teams .

Chris and the choc factory

Unable to eat chocolate thanks to having several different food allergies, Chris Crutchley has decided to create his own instead .

More disability support needed

Retailers should learn about access needs .
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Ready for the fridge change

EU regulations will ban the use of some older chillers from next year .

A strong format is key to success

Nisa brings food to go and chilled to the fore .

A solid outlook for forecourt retailing

Petrol Retailers Association chief executive Brian Madderson talks filling station numbers, fuel price flux and signs of stability for the sector’s future .

The tobacco of tomorrow

In the second Convenience Conversation of 2019, Scottish Grocer invited a group of retailers and brand representatives to Glasgow to discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by the tobacco category. How can stores stay on top of a constantly evolving market?

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New flavours from Japan

Last October, Japanese snack manufacturer Calbee purchased Seabrook Crisps, opening up a new route to the UK market for savoury treats from Japan .

Malibu is tickled pink

Malibu has now released two RTD strawberry products .

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