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Morrisons and Amazon bring one hour delivery to Scotland

GLASGOW has been named as one of several UK cities where Amazon will roll out its same-day home delivery service for groceries. The ultra-fast scheme...

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?

Fast-growing firm keeps it local

Provenance key to everything we do says Graham’s If the last few years have seen significant change in the dairy business across Europe there have...

Hot to pot

WITH cold winters and healthy-eating trends driving people to seek out hot, nutritious foods that keep them fuller for longer, perhaps it shouldn’t be...
Lidl store, Scotland

Lidl plans new distribution site in major Scottish drive

LIDL plans to more than double the size of its distribution facilities in Scotland by 2016 and to open at least three new stores...
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...
James Withers, chief executive of Scotland Food and Drink.

15m visitors looking local

2014 provides a huge opportunity for food and drink retailers and producers to raise the bar for Scottish products argues Scotland Food and Drink...
Our favourite tastes of home

Our favourite tastes of home – Scottish brand performance

IT’S known as Scotland’s other national drink and the mighty flavoured carbonate Irn-Bru has maintained its position as the most valuable Scottish non-alcohol brand...
Westminster driving to rural fuel price cut

Westminster driving to rural fuel price cut

Fuel retailers on Scotland’s islands have been able to take part in a rebate scheme since February last year. Now the government might extend the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...