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Rolling out the nut shots

Whitworths has extended its Shots range with the launch of Shots Nuts, a new line that includes a combination of three quarters mixed natural nuts and one …

Bird in a can

FRUIT cider brand Old Mout is now available in 10-can packs across its range as well as a four-can pack for Kiwi & Lime flavour. The new SKUs’ 330ml …

Pork pie packs mean prizes

Pork pie brand Pork Farms has launched a multi-million pound promotional campaign featuring an on-pack prize giveaway and TV advertising. The Great Summer …

RTD brand that comes in a can

Global Brands, the firm behind VK has launched a new RTD in a can. Billed as an alcoholic soda, Crooked Beverage Co is available in three flavours; Dayglo …

Dairy takes a swing at hockey

SCOTTISH dairy brand Graham’s has been swinging into the world of international field hockey thanks to a new partnership between the firm and the Scotland …

Win a summer mini-break

MINI Eggs have been given a summer twist as Cadbury takes its Easter brand on a summer holiday. The new packs feature only yellow Cadbury Mini Eggs and include …

With an eye to the future

Certas continues to grow CERTAS Energy, the firm behind forecourt brand Gulf, is continuing to push forward, expanding its forecourt footprint in Scotland to …

A spirited beer promotion

MUSIC festivals are at the heart of the latest on-pack promotion for tequila-flavoured beer brand Desperados. The on-pack promotion highlights the brand’s …

Hopping into cinemas

There’s no putting toads in a hole this summer as Vimto’s amphibian mascots hop onto cinema screens and on-demand channels across digital and social …

Feeling fine in Paisley

Preparing for high footfall FUTURE proofing is the name of the game at Hawkhead Road Garage in Paisley where forecourt operator The Fine Fuel Company has just …

Cleaning up the car wash

Environmental groups step up A NEW set of guidelines for vehicle washing and cleaning businesses has been produced in a joint partnership between Scottish, …

Sainsbury’s eyes takeover of Nisa

Rumours of £130m deal leave members anxious SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury’s is reported to have entered into exclusive talks with Nisa about a potential …

Royal Mile newsagent sets Scottish ‘record’

The sale of a newsagent in Edinburgh has set a potential Scottish record for commercial property. The 258 sq ft premises at 499 Lawnmarket, in the heart of …

Breathing room on DRS scheme

CONTROVERSIAL plans to introduce a deposit return scheme to Scotland are not expected to materialise any time soon, and possibly not at all, Scottish …

FSS puts retailers in regulation spotlight

Scotland’s stores should be transformed to drive customers towards healthier produce, according to academics at the Unviersity of Stirling

Salmond’s store at risk over ‘stupid’ rates hike

Retailer slams system forcing him to close shop for good of his business