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...
While many c-stores have experienced extraordinary sales growth during the COVID-19 crisis, a new report from the ACS has found one third have seen a fall in sales
THE British Retail Consortium has released a new coronavirus guide for retail businesses
THE Post Office has increased access to cash for those affected by coronavirus. Post Office has made two of its products – Payout Now and...
Lockdown leads to more local shopping
DELIVERY platform Snappy Shopper has seen a fivefold increase in demand during the coronavirus crisis
COSTCUTTER has invested in social distancing equipment and floor signage in a bid to protect its symbol group retailers
SPAR Scotland wholesaler CJ Lang has donated 8,000 sandwiches to local causes to help those falling on hard times in the wake of COVID-19
SCOTMID has launched a new initiative aimed at combating loneliness for those living in care during the coronavirus crisis
THE Scottish Government has confirmed there are no restrictions on the types of goods retailers can sell to their customers during the coronavirus crisis
A CAMPAIGN seeking to preserve jobs during the coronavirus crisis has launched, with the goal of redeploying workers from struggling sectors into “in-demand” roles.
PLANS to charge a deposit on disposable coffee cups have been shelved as the Scottish Government dedicates resources to tackling the coronavirus
Scottish Government u-turns on grant rules to offer funding for multiple properties in a single business
ONE in eight UK adults have reported getting delivery from a restaurant or takeaway either for the first time, or more often than usual...
THE launch date for deposit return has been pushed back to the spring of 2022. New regulations, published last month as the coronavirus crisis ramped up, have postponed the implementation of DRS. Deposit return was initially slated for a 1 April 2021 launch date.
THE UK is enduring the biggest change to daily life since the Second World War, and Scotland’s retailers are on the front lines.
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