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Lidl Exterior

Festive cheer for discounters

The latest figures from Kantar for the 12 weeks to 29 December revealed Lidl was the fastest growing bricks and mortar supermarket

There’s no business like snow business

SCOTTISH supermarkets may have seen a few tussles in the bread aisle this week but, as the wind from Siberia turned the central belt into a Russian postcard, how have Scotland's c-stores got on?

Focus on the future

Interview with Saleem Sadiq, owner of Spar, Paisley Road, Renfrew The winner of the Retail Technology Award 2015 – sponsored by the Retail Data Partnership Winner details Size:...

Food sales in festive boost

STRONG demand for Christmas food and drink gave Scotland’s food retail industry a boost at the end of 2015, with the best performance in...

Gulf brand nears 100 Scottish sites

2015 was another positive year for the Gulf brand, according to Certas Energy’s retail director Ramsay MacDonald. The brand recently claimed its 500th site in...
Sheba, Delicious Duos, petfood

Pets win more pouch choice

MARS Petcare has launched new products in its Sheba cat food and Cesar dog food ranges. Sheba Delicious Duos have two meats in each pouch. The...
Coming home

Coming home – Diageo launches Voyager whisky

EARLY in the last century the whiskies of John Walker & Sons made their way across the world. Now the whiskies and brands in the...
The new shop hybrids

The new shop hybrids – Retailers diversifying income sources

BUSINESS agent Bruce & Co reckons there’s a distinct trend to developing and selling independent hybrid retail outlets that draw business from more than...
McColls

Martin McColl chain in name change

MARTIN McColl Retail Group Ltd has changed its name to reflect the evolution of its business. The corporate name becomes McColl’s Retail Group Ltd. Its...
27% of retailers are concerned about employee theft of stock and 14% list employee theft of cash as a concern, according to the Retail Fraud Survey.

Employee theft moves up the list – Security focus

ARE stores seriously affected by criminal activity carried out by staff? A study published recently by consultancy firm Retail Knowledge, sponsored by a cash security...
Breakfast booming in Britain

Breakfast booming in Britain

BREAKFAST is big business – the UK cereal market is worth some £1.55bn. Scottish porridge and oats brand Hamlyns earlier this year said a recent...
Biscuits at kids’ size power on

Biscuits at kids’ size power on

BURTON’S Biscuit Company, reckons the start of the new school year is a great time for retailers to capitalise on demand for child-friendly biscuit...
Comfort has added “odour defence technology” to make sure that the scent of laundry is the correct one. Cif has added wipes to its Easy Lift range of household cleaning products. Easy – owned by Jeyes – targets shoppers on a budget with a competitively priced range of cleaning basics.

Clean growth – Convenience store development for scented categories

It’s all about merchandising ... and fragrance, as household cleaning products adopt ever-more exotic smells to attract scent-sensitive customers WITH consumers more inclined than before...
Capri-Sun, promoting over the summer, and Highland Spring single-serve multi pack, said by the firm to be contributing to category growth.

Juicing up – Healthy drink choices at lunchtime

HEALTHINESS is a significant issue for packed lunches and not just for schoolchildren, plenty of adults consider wellbeing when they’re making up their own...
Scotland Food and Drink chief executive James Withers speaking at the Scottish Wholesale Association Conference.

To a big year and beyond

AS reported in last month’s Scottish Grocer, Scotland Food and Drink chief executive, James Withers, told an audience of Scottish wholesalers that Scotland’s food...
Fabrite

Sheets to wash the sheets

AFTER powders, liquids tablets and capsules, the latest innovation in clothes washing is sheets. 151 Products has developed Fabrite, a non-bio super- concentrated washing powder...