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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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ScotGov backs retail crime bill

SCOTTISH retailers are on course to receive new legal protections from abuse and assault. The Scottish Government has announced it will now back a bill...

Food retail bucks trend

Total food sales in July were up compared to last year, according to the latest figures produced by KPMG for the Scottish Retail Consortium

Morrisons swaps out the plastic

Morrisons has announced it plans to remove all plastic carrier bags from its checkouts

Digital grocery shopping soaring in the UK

Online grocery shopping growth continues to gather steam according to the latest retail sales figures

Spirits move bears fruit for Kopparberg

Neil Robinson offers his views on how the Swedish cider brand has fared since expanding into spirits
Scottish Grocer 2015 Award for Industry Achievement

Booker boss announces retirement

Wilson plans to step down in February 2021 CHARLES Wilson, chief executive of Booker, is set to retire in February 2021. Under Wilson’s 15-year tenure at...
Newspapers

Newspaper supply chain in danger

TRADE associations the NFRN and ACS have joined forces to raise concerns about the future of the newspaper supply chain. In a joint letter to...

Town centre commitment from government

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has welcomed a commitment from the Scottish Government to work with the retail industry in a bid to improve...

Crunch time for crime bill

Legislation that would offer shopworkers additional protection under the law will be subject to a crucial vote this month, as one of Britain’s biggest trade unions reports a spike in assaults during the Covid-19 crisis

Lockdown for granite city

Aberdeen was just emerging from the first temporary lockdown to be imposed on a Scottish city as Scottish Grocer went to press, which forced the on-trade sector to close down

Bonus scheme review on hold

The Scottish Government has announced it will delay the review of the Small Business Bonus Scheme (SBBS)

Town centre action needed

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has called for the Scottish Government to take a more “coherent” public policy approach towards town centres

Tesco creates 16,000 jobs

Tesco has created 16,000 new permanent roles in the UK to support growth in its online business

President Dan Brown

Musselburgh retailer Dan Brown has been inaugurated as the new president of the Scottish Grocers Federation

Digital expo registration

Registrations are open for this year’s Nisa Expo – which is being held digitally for the first time

More chances to win

Camelot has announce a new Lotto rule that will see millions of people win £5 in ‘Must Be Won’ draws from November