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Stores pass lottery test

NATIONAL Lottery operator Camelot has been congratulating retailers after revealing 91% of stores visited in 2017 correctly checked for ID as proof of age. …

Scotmid takes a Social Bite

SCOTMID is backing a new project aimed at tackling homelessness in Edinburgh.

MUP goes live

Industry rolls out new pricing regime

Multiples make a bold merger move

New business aims to cut prices by ten percent

Nisa retailers come together to celebrate

NISA members had more than just the Co-op to think about last month, as top retailers from across the country gathered at the NAEC Stoneleigh in Warwickshire …

Bestway snaps up Bargain Booze

BESTWAY has snapped up Bargain Booze in a deal brokered by administrators of the financially hamstrung wholesaler Conviviality.

Bank closures hit retailers

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

Britvic backs plastic pledge

SOFT drinks manufacturer Britvic has signed up to an agreement aimed at curbing plastic pollution.

CMA gives Co-op green light on Nisa

Way clear for Co-op to take over Nisa

Beast slays Petrol sales

FORECOURT retailers saw petrol sales slump by 7.4% in March 2018 compared to February

Jet staffs up to expand

FUEL brand Jet has appointed a new retail business manager as it eyes further network expansion.

Trade groups calls for post-Brexit alignment

Devolution debate has big implications for retail

Scotmid solid in face of cost hike

Annual results positive amid increases

Bru puts in phenomenal performance

SCOTLAND’S other national drink Irn-Bru enjoyed its biggest every year in 2017 with total brand sales up 8% on 2016.

Dairy continues its Stirling push

SCOTTISH dairy producer Graham’s has teamed up with property developer Mactaggart & Mickel’s as the firm continues to lobby for a new dairy site in …

Discounters lean in on gin

GERMAN discounters Lidl and Aldi will both launch Scottish gin festivals this month.