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Industry backs Purple Tuesday

Stores across UK commit to support disabled customers RETAILERS across the UK are doing their bit to support disabled customers today (12 November) as part...

Barclays backs retail tech

Karen Johnson of Barclays bank tells Scottish Grocer how technology is set to become increasingly important to retail

Big birthday for Scotmid

Scottish cooperative society celebrates anniversary SCOTMID is officially celebrating its 160th birthday. The cooperative society opened its first store on 4 November 1859 in Edinburgh’s Ponton Street,...

Fee increase for Postmasters

POST Officer retailers are set to receive a 10% increase in commission payouts by 2021. Following a six-month review, the Post Office announced it will...
Perth high street

Food solid but retail still struggles

Food sales continue to buck the trend in Scottish retail.
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Mixed fortunes at supermarkets

As the crucial Christmas trading period approaches, the UK’s grocery market continues to experience sluggish sales growth.
Lidl Eurocentral distribution centre

Huge Lidl distribution centre opens

Lidl has officially opened its £70m distribution centre on the Eurocentral industrial estate near Bellshill.
Lisa Williams, the 2019 World Porridge Making Champion.

Helping hand from Hamlyns

Some were surprised last month when it was revealed that the winner of the World Porridge Making Championship was, in fact, from England.
Scottish Gin Awards winners

Success celebrated at Scottish Gin Awards

Scotland's booming gin industry was recognised last month at the third annual Scottish Gin Awards.
Scotlands speciality food show

Posh nosh coming to Glasgow

Fine food will be on display at the SEC Glasgow in January, with the return of Scotland’s Speciality Food Show.
Bourtreehill Supermarket, Irvine

Bourtreehill retailer fights discounter opening

‘Lidl could take 20% of sales’
Henderson Technology EDGEPoS t EPOS system

Edgepos grows again

Henderson Technology has appointed Petroassist UK as an authorised reseller of its EDGEPoS technology.
CSG and Co-op new franchise model

CSG and Co-op showcase new model

Costcutter retailers are being offered an exclusive opportunity to franchise with the Co-op.
Amaan Ramzan

Solid numbers from UWG

Glasgow-based wholesaler United Wholesale Grocers (UWG) has announced double-digit growth in turnover, and an increase in pre-tax profit.
Unitas Conference 2019

Unitas has big plans

Unitas Wholesale has set out a retail plan for the future, with big ambitions.
girl putting rubbish in bin

Going loopy for recycling

For the first time, people in Edinburgh will now be able to recycle coffee cups, plastic bottles and cans on the street.

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