Thursday, January 23, 2020

This year’s Scottish Grocer Awards host will be…

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Scottish Grocer Awards host will be…
Tobacco gantry

Menthol ban is coming

From 20 May, the sale of menthol cigarettes will be prohibited in the UK
The group of MSPs backed glass.

DRS go ahead for glass bottles

MSPs publish their response to proposals
The Tomra M1 can handle glass and PET.

An RVM built for Scotland

A new, smaller reverse vending machine has been created ahead of the introduction of DRS in Scotland
Broken glass

Glass could crash DRS

STORES in Scotland could struggle to cope with the number of glass bottles being returned through DRS
(From left) David Lonsdale, Stuart Mackinnon, finance secretary Derek Mackay and Willie Macleod.

Councils could take control of business tax

Retailers could be faced with higher business rates if a new law is passed at Holyrood
Juul at United Wholesale

Juul expands its retail reach

Scottish retailers can now get their hands on Juul vaping products across United Wholesale Scotland’s depots
Certas christmas cheque

Major gift from Certas

Certas Energy was on hand to spread Christmas cheer to sick children in Glasgow over the festive period
PayPoint terminal

PayPoint is on the front foot

PAYPOINT has been celebrating a milestone, with its PayPoint One platform now live in over 16,000 stores across the UK.
Dundee’s A Johnston & Sons was in the top 15.

These are top of the shops

Four Scottish stores have been named among the best newsagents in the UK
Impressions of the new brewery.

Brewery takes shape

Innis & Gunn will base its new brewery at Heriot-Watt’s Research Park
Company Shop in Renfrew interior

Surplus store opens doors

SCOTLAND’S first ‘redistribution supermarket’ has opened in Renfrew.
Post Office sign

Post Office settles over Horizon IT trial

POSTMASTERS who took on the Post Office have received a serious windfall after the firm said it would pay £58m to settle claims
Pakora Explorer product range

Return of food show

SCOTLAND’S Speciality Food Show will return to the SEC in Glasgow this month
Marco Bertacc new chief executive at Quorn foods

New boss has big ambitions

Meat alternative brand Quorn Foods has appointed a new chief executive, as demand for vegetarian options grows at pace
Bottles on a production line

Changes are afoot at Britvic

Soft drinks firm Britvic has committed to halving emissions from its own operations by 2025

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