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ScotGov backs retail crime bill

SCOTTISH retailers are on course to receive new legal protections from abuse and assault. The Scottish Government has announced it will now back a bill...
Scottish Grocer 2015 Award for Industry Achievement

Booker boss announces retirement

Wilson plans to step down in February 2021 CHARLES Wilson, chief executive of Booker, is set to retire in February 2021. Under Wilson’s 15-year tenure at...

Crunch time for crime bill

Legislation that would offer shopworkers additional protection under the law will be subject to a crucial vote this month, as one of Britain’s biggest trade unions reports a spike in assaults during the Covid-19 crisis

Lockdown for granite city

Aberdeen was just emerging from the first temporary lockdown to be imposed on a Scottish city as Scottish Grocer went to press, which forced the on-trade sector to close down

Bonus scheme review on hold

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

President Dan Brown

Musselburgh retailer Dan Brown has been inaugurated as the new president of the Scottish Grocers Federation
Post office

Deadline for scheme near

Horizon compensation applications closing
Day Today Maryhill

Convenience is still on top

C-stores fastest growing in grocery
Vape and cigarettes

Vape group calls for a VAT cut

The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) has called on the UK Government to consider reducing VAT on vape products in a bid to curb smoking.

Campaign backs local businesses

A NEW national campaign has been launched urging shoppers to support local businesses. The Scotland Loves Local campaign kicks off today (20 July), encouraging consumers...
Calais Queue

BRC sounds no-deal alarm

THE British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned that a no-deal Brexit could see food prices soar, piling pressure on low-income families. A new report from...

Mandatory face coverings from 10 July

FACE coverings will be mandatory in Scottish shops this month, the First Minister has announced. Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that the new rule will come...

Public urged to mind shops

Costcutter launches new campaign

Wholesale betrayal

Strong words from Unitas boss

Retail crime bill secures committee backing

A CAMPAIGN to provide shopworkers with more protection under the law has taken a major step forward. MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and...

Promotions ban plan is pulled

THE Scottish Government has put controversial plans to restrict in-store promotions on ice. Foods deemed high in fat, salt and sugar were in line for...