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Top 50 Scottish brands 2020

Top 50 Scottish Brands 2020: An extraordinary year

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken up grocery retail trends in 2020
Daniel Johnson MSP promoting retail crime bill

Finish line in sight for retail crime bill

The campaign to offer retailers more protection from abuse and assault under the law has come tantalisingly close to victory
Moira Dean at Scottish Grocer Awards

Retailers make the difference in 2020

The news channels have been full of stories of delivery services and online shopping, but how has the convenience sector been affected and how have retailers coped with the changes?

Minimum wage will rise in 2021

Sunak announces NLW hike and rates freeze for England THE National Living Wage will increase by 2.2% in April 2021, chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced. In...

Industry fires Brexit warning shot

Leaders warn no deal could spell disaster for Scotland SCOTLAND’S food and drink manufacturers and wholesalers have come together to sound the alarm over Brexit. In...

CJ Lang profits double

Spar Scotland wholesaler posts positive annual trading figures SCOTTISH Spar wholesaler CJ Lang doubled profits last year while growing turnover, according to the firm’s latest...
man pushing trolly

Tariffs could be disastrous

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned of Brexit disaster with the UK still without an EU trade deal as Scottish Grocer went to press
Colin Smith

SWA welcomes grants but warns more is needed

The Scottish Wholesale Association has welcomed additional Covid-19 grant support from the Scottish Government, but warned it does not go far enough
DRS machine

DRS prep is stepping up

Preparations for deposit return are stepping up in Scotland, as the Scottish Government gathers stakeholders to set out a framework for exemptions
Queue at Tesco

Two-metre rule returns

THE Scottish Government has called for retailers to return to two-metre physical distancing in stores as part of a raft of new coronavirus restrictions. Regulations...
United Wholesale Grocers

Investing in the future

Tom Slaven says UWG is making big improvements
post office

Post Office has launched a new consultation

The Post Office has launched a new consultation inviting postmasters to share their views on the future of the organisation
ACR Local Shop Report

ACS launches 2020 Local Shop Report

Convenience stores generated more than £44 billion in sales in the last year, according to ACS’s Local Shop Report for 2020
Daniel Johnson MSP promoting retail crime bill

MSPs back retail crime bill

THE Scottish Parliament has unanimously backed a bill that would give retailers more protection under the law. Put forward by Scottish Labour MSP for Edinburgh...

Bonus scheme review on hold

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

Deadline for scheme near

Horizon compensation applications closing