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10% of Scots shops vacant

WHILE sales were up in Scotland other aspects of High Street life were bleak. Footfall was down 4.6% on last year, and one in...

Symbols ahead on sales growth

BRITAIN’S symbol stores and independent shops have once again come out ahead of the supermarket giants in terms of growth in the latest grocery...

Tartan returns

SCOTTISH-style ale Tartan Special, last seen in the off-trade in the 1990s, is back. Brand owner Wells & Young’s, which bought Tartan from Heineken...

Golden changes

TOBACCO giant Imperial Tobacco has made changes to its family of Golden Virginia RYO tobaccos. Original Golden Virginia is now Golden Virginia Classic, available...

Join us in green revolution plea

Scotland’s £12.4bn food and drink industry urged to combine sustainability with economic growth A set of green “ambitions” designed to make Scotland’s food and...

Land of hope and lunch deals

The British Sandwich Association has a new Union Jack-based logo, designed to underline the sandwich’s proud British roots. The new logo is part of the...

Vanilla’s back

TEN years after its last appearance on British shelves, CCE has brought back Vanilla Coke. This time around it comes in a 330ml can, 500ml...

Soft drinks giant launches 2013 PMP drive

CCE has started the year with a price-marking push covering many of its biggest brands: Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Dr Pepper, Powerade, Oasis and Ocean...

Cans beat the wet summer

IT may have rained and it may have poured but last year’s summer washout didn’t dampen the spirit of Britain’s soft drinks fans. And...

Get ready for real time PAYE

THE biggest overhaul to the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system in almost 70 years is approaching fast and HMRC says it’s time for...

Growing… and in a good way

Food scares and scandals may be big news but Dr Colette Backwell, director of the Scottish Food and Drink Federation, argues that Scotland’s food...

Contactless Paypoints pass 4000

CASH payments network PayPoint now has more than 4,000 contactless payment terminals in its national system. The firm says it means The PayPoint/Lloyds TSB...
Spar retailers now have updated information on age-restricted goods verification documents in CJ Lang’s To Sell or Not To Sell training materials.

Spar updates age-sales advice

CJ Lang, the wholesale and retail company behind Spar in Scotland, has updated its To Sell or Not To Sell training materials that are...

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