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Tag: Day-Today

A world of difference

Scottish Grocer speaks to three leading retailers to learn their approach to biscuits and cakes BISCUITS have become an everyday treat for Scots and recent...

Dairy to differ

THE story of Day-Today, Wallyford is one of a constantly evolving store in the hands of a man who just won’t take ‘no’ for...

Trade show makes return

FOLLOWING a year’s absence, the Day-Today trade show returned to Glasgow last month. Hundreds of Day-Today and Usave members attended the show at the Crowne...

Safe and sound

Winner: Day-Today, Maryhill Rd, Glasgow Responsible Retailer of the Year 2016 sponsored by Imperial Tobacco UK Interview with Mani Dhesi, owner. Winner details Store size: 1200 sq ft Symbol: Day-Today Period at...

Plain packs hit c-store shelves

PLAIN packs, the new style of cigarettes boxes that follow standardised packaging rules set by UK authorities, and other regulations required by the European...

Keeping your cool

With investment by convenience retailers in refrigeration increasing Scottish Grocer spoke to two experts in the field about what systems are proving popular and...

Living with the NLW

A month on from its implementation, how are Scotland’s convenience retailers coping with the introduction of the new National Living Wage? Announced by Chancellor George...
Sak Gosal

Can retailers prevent tax?

Industry responds to ‘shape up’ message from FSS FOOD industry bodies and c-store retailers have reacted with concern to growing calls for the introduction of...

Omar Nasir, Spar and Day-Today

Omar Nasir has been running his family’s retail business for the last eight years. His growing portfolio includes two Spars and a Day-Today, all...
Jagtar Lalli

Jagtar Lalli, Premier and Day-Today

Jagtar Lalli is the owner of two convenience stores – the Premier in Kilmaurs and the Scottish Grocer award-winning Day-Today in Hamilton Street, Saltcoats. How...

Living the sweet life

THERE’S one word that comes up time and again when shop owner Jagtar Lalli speaks about his store – “theatre”. When his family purchased the...

Networking opportunity for United customers

United Wholesale (Scotland) is hosting a retailer evening in the centre of Glasgow for its customers on Tuesday 24 June. The event will give...
As competition intensifies,many symbol stores are likely to seek something that sets them apart from the c-stores of the supermarket giants. Branded food companies like Subway have been keen to sign up symbol store retailers as franchisees. Specialist retail research company him! found one in three consumers in its survey said a branded food operation would encourage them to visit a store more often.

Symbols set to change?

Much of the news on the symbol sector is still very positive. Forecasts for future trading and market share are robust. But symbol-branded shops...
Spar offers a variety of packages and credit terms from co-investment in store refurbishment to franchise agreements.

Options widen as symbols progress

Discussions with the Post Office, Subway, Cuisine de France and Costa Coffee Point of sale that signals value with price comparisons to the major multiples Franchise...

Drink to the future

AS the store manager of Day-Today in Wallyford near Edinburgh, Christina Petrogianni, pointed out in our opening article on C-store essentials, beers, wines and...
Adnan Arif, left, and Usman Arif, right at the new Pollok Day-Today.

Seizing the day – Refit for Arif family

AFTER almost a quarter of a century as a traditional independent Glasgow housing estate store, the community shop in Ladymuir Crescent in the city’s...