Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer


MUP goes live

Industry rolls out new pricing regime

Multiples make a bold merger move

New business aims to cut prices by ten percent

Bank closures hit retailers

RETAILERS pulled no punches when giving evidence on the effect of bank branch closures on the convenience sector.

CMA gives Co-op green light on Nisa

Way clear for Co-op to take over Nisa

Bestway buys Bargain Booze

BESTWAY is poised to snap up Bargain Booze in a deal brokered by administrators of the financially hamstrung wholesaler Conviviality.

SG special feature: Estonian DRS

With the Scottish Government now committed to introducing a returns scheme, Scottish Grocer headed out to Estonia with some top retailers

Prepare for new pricing regime

MINIMUM Unit Pricing comes into force from next month and both government and industry have been gearing up for the change by launching online guides for …

An app tailored to retail

The Scottish Grocer Awards 2018 also saw the launch of the new Scottish Grocer app.

Bargain Booze owner collapses

Conviviality, the firm behind Bargain Booze, Central Convenience and Matthew Clark, is entering administration

Plenty to chew over

Statement raises questions for retailers

There’s no business like snow business

SCOTTISH supermarkets may have seen a few tussles in the bread aisle this week but, as the wind from Siberia turned the central belt into a Russian postcard, …

Bill could spell end of unpaid trial shifts

Member’s bill has second reading this

Report finds RBS hurt businesses

Bank squeezed SMEs in wake of financial crisis

Minimum unit price guidance on way

The SGF is preparing to roll out advice to guide retailers through the introduction of minimum unit pricing

Tesco and Booker deal is done

Shareholders for both firms overwhelmingly back merger

50p MUP confirmed

ScotGov settles on original price proposal THE minimum price for one unit of alcohol in Scotland will be 50pm from 1 May, Scottish Government health secretary …