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Charles Wilson takes Tesco job

BOOKER boss Charles Wilson is to head up Tesco’s UK and Ireland business when the supermarket giant completes its acquisition of the wholesaler next...

Awards profile – The dairy award (milk) 2015

Winner: Spar Dalrymple The Dairy Award (Milk) - Sponsored by Müller Wiseman Dairies Interview with Angela Pattie, manager (right). Store details Size: 2,800 sq ft Opening hours: 7am – 10pm...
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Awards profile – Symbol Store of the Year (single-store) 2015

Winner: Pinkie Farm convenience store, Musselburgh Symbol Store of the year (single-store business) – in association with Scottish Grocer magazine Interview with Colin Smith, owner (pictured...
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Abdul tops the retail development charts

A Scottish shopkeeper is £10,000 richer this month after being named overall winner of Bestway and Batley’s Retail Development Awards 2014. Abdul Rashid of Salina...
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Searching for the very best

IT will soon be one of the most important times of the Scottish Grocer year. In next month’s issue of the magazine you’ll find the...
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Living the dream!

Awards Profile - National Lottery Retailer of the Year 2014 BACK in 1972, yes some of us are that old, the Geordie band Lindisfarne made...
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First past the post as Georgie flags up our store leaders of 2014

• Blantyre champions given top achievement award • Spar takes a magnificent seven • Old and new winners signal Scottish c-stores are powering ahead IT was the...
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The daily excellence – Bread and Milk Retailer of the Year

CONSUMERS visiting the Best-one store and Post Office in the Dunbartonshire village of Cardross don’t all realise they’re popping in to an award-winning shop. It’s...
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Georgie’s ready – Scottish Grocer Awards 2014

SPORTS TV presenter Georgie Thompson will deal with a host of champions next month when she presents the Scottish Grocer Awards on 13 March. Georgie...
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Time to get your entries in

SCOTTISH Grocer is on the hunt for Scotland’s local retail champions, in the Scottish Grocer Awards 2014. The entry brochure for Scotland’s leading reward and...
Looking for the beer champion

Looking for the beer champion

BEER firm Molson Coors is once again joining forces with Scottish Grocer to seek out Scotland’s Champion of Beer in the Scottish Grocer Awards...
Archie Jess, above right, with Andrew Hemphill, president of Greenock Chamber of Commerce.

For a life in food – Jess recognised at awards ceremony

ARCHIE Jess, the driving force behind the meat processing business the AP Jess Group, has taken the Lifetime Achievement award in the Greenock Chamber...
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From the family – Quality Meat Scotland campaign

TWO Perthshire farming families dedicated to producing top quality cattle – the McGowans of Incheoch Farms in Glenisla and the Flemings of Aberbothrie farms...
Licensing fees are supposed to pay for the workings the system but he suspects they may turning a profit for some of the councils that administer them.

Variations on a theme – Trade still looking for answers

The Scottish Government has been consulting on the workings of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005. Several areas of the law were highlighted for consideration....
Bread and bakery ingredients supplier CSM International says seeds and grain products take 13% of the bread market. The seeds and grains lines are growing in both value and volume, it adds.

Halfway houses – Bread and bakery breakdown

If you’re looking for a staple item you don’t have to look much farther than bread. Almost all of the UK population buys the product....