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KeyStore More brand has official launch

WHOLESALER JW Filshill has officially unveiled its new KeyStore More fascia with 11 stores

Rates tweak is a welcome one

Mackay includes poundage shift in draft

Pain of P&H fall is still being felt

More jobs lost as pension questions surface

Final approval for Tesco’s Booker deal

The CMA has ruled in favour of the deal despite competition concerns raised by

Business rates poundage capped by Budget

DEREK Mackay has confirmed the Scottish Government will alter in the poundage figure used to calculate business rates next year, while at the same time …

Retailers react to Nisa deal

NISA retailers have accepted The Co-op’s £143m offer to purchase the symbol group

2017 in review

Improvements on business rates but questions still linger over DRS, promotions, pricing and a whole lot more

Costcutter reaches supply deal with Co-op

THE Co-op and Costcutter Supermarkets Group have confirmed an agreement that will see the Co-op become the exclusive wholesale supplier to CSG

P&H in administration

Financially beleaguered wholesaler Palmer & Harvey has gone into administration in a collapse which has resulted in the immediate loss of over 2000 jobs.

Mixed bag budget for retailers

Alcohol duty frozen but NLW still set to rise CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has delivered something of a mixed bag for retailers in his Autumn 2017 Budget, with …

First of May will be minimum pricing day

Scottish Government health secretary reveals implementation date.  THE Scottish Government has announced it plans to introduce minimum unit pricing for …

Minimum pricing will go ahead

UK Supreme Court rules in favour of Scottish Government policy MINIMUM unit pricing will go ahead in Scotland following a ruling by the UK Supreme Court, …

Tesco Booker gets green light

The Competition and Markets Authority finds no substantial competition concerns THE proposed £3.7bn merger of Tesco and Booker has been given the provisional …

Landmark boss slams Tesco-Booker deal

LANDMARK Wholesale has fired heavy criticism in the direction of the Competition and Markets Authority’s decision to approve the merger of retail giant Tesco …

The Co-op buys Nisa

Nisa retailers accept offer for buying group NISA retailers have accepted The Co-op’s £143m offer to purchase the buying group. After a summer of …

Don’t delay, enter the Scottish Grocer Awards today

It’s almost time to get the wheels in motion again for the biggest party on the Scottish retail calendar.