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Demand rising for takeaway deliveries

ONE in eight UK adults have reported getting delivery from a restaurant or takeaway either for the first time, or more often than usual...

Lomond lends a hand

GLASGOW-based wholesaler Lomond has joined forces with a music industry tour manager to deliver food and drink to frontline NHS staff in Scotland. Ben Pomphrett,...

Family business goes the extra mile

HIGHLAND Spar retailers Emma and Hector Maclean have been going the extra mile to support their community during the coronavirus crisis. The pair, along with...
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Costcutter rolls out COVID-19 protection package

COSTCUTTER has invested in social distancing equipment and floor signage in a bid to protect its symbol group retailers. In line with the government’s social...
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Post Office guarantees payments

ALL independent postmasters who have kept their branches open during the COVID-19 crisis will receive payment – the Post Office has confirmed. The Post Office...

Four more from Walls

WALL’S has extended its ice cream range with the roll  out of new Cornetto, Calippo and Twister variants
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Deposit return is delayed to 2022

THE launch date for deposit return has been pushed back to the spring of 2022. New regulations, published last month as the coronavirus crisis ramped up, have postponed the implementation of DRS. Deposit return was initially slated for a 1 April 2021 launch date.
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Taking the fight to parliament

RETAILERS south of the border sent a clear message to the UK Government that it must do more to tackle the blight of retail crime.
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Virus rocks retail

THE UK is enduring the biggest change to daily life since the Second World War, and Scotland’s retailers are on the front lines.

Celebrating Scotland’s best

BEFORE the coronavirus crisis ramped up, retailers, staff and suppliers came together for the Scottish Grocer Awards 2020 – and what a night they had.

Support: what’s on offer for businesses

THE funding packages and reliefs available to retailers and other businesses has been changing on a near daily basis since early March.
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Delivering the news

BRITAIN’S biggest newspaper publishers have come together to offer free home news delivery during the coronavirus crisis.
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Retailers react to coronavirus

GROCERY sales are currently booming as fears surrounding the surge in coronavirus cases have led to shoppers purchasing more goods as they prepare for long stints indoors.

Wholesalers in COVID battle

WHOLESALERS have been handed a mammoth task thanks to a spike in demand caused by the coronavirus crisis.
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Campaign takes aim at Aldi pricing

TESCO has been looking to lure shoppers away from the discounters through a new Aldi price match campaign.
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Forging ahead despite rain

A WET February put the dampeners on total retail sales according to the latest SRC-KPMG Scottish retail sales monitor – but food sales managed to hold strong.