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The Scotmid store at Barnton in Edinburgh, one the independent co-op’s premium fresh stores.

Food stays good says Scotmid

Scotmid saw its profit dip last year. In all the circumstances, says chief executive John Brodie, it was a reasonable result. AS reported in the...
Colin McLean, chief operating officer of Scotmid Co-operative cuts the 100th bakery cake watched by Stephen Brown, bakery and local sourcing manager, second left and operations, support and regional business managers.

Baking up a hot one hundred

SCOTMID Co-operative and a series of local Scottish bakers are celebrating after the Edinburgh-based independent co-op opened its 100th in-store local bakery in Scotmid,...
Been there, ate it, got the T-shirt! Three gentlemen in Scotmid show they’re hot stuff after each devouring a Stuart’s Fiery Pie.

Scotmid’s life of pie

IS independent co-operative Scotmid going pie-eyed? The retailer invited brave consumers in some of its stores to ‘try a Fiery Pie’. The pies, made by baker...
The new self -scan checkouts being introduced in four of Scotmid’s Edinburgh stores. If the pilot project proves successful the tills will be introduced in more stores next year.

Scotmid city units to pilot self-serve

Edinburgh-based independent co-op says research shows shoppers want checkout choice SCOTMID Co-operative, the Edinburgh-based mutual retailer with stores throughout Scotland, is to introduce self-service...

Co-ops complete merger

INDEPENDENT co-operatives Scotmid and Penrith Co-operative Society have completed the merger announced earlier this year. Penrith’s turnover for the year ended 7 January 2013 was...

Staying up to speed

If the claim that information is power is true anywhere it’s true in retailing. Knowing your levels of stock, current prices and margins...
Pictured above, Scotmid’s new value-led store at Prestonpans provides more economy offers as well as an increased range of local products. And, pictured right, the new Stuart’s in-store butcher counter at the South Queensferry Scotmid.

Scotmid adds value to the package

Store segmentation takes a new direction as independent co-op opens revamped store with discount angle EDINBURGH-based independent co-operative Scotmid is taking segmentation of its...
Stephens the Baker

I’ve looked at bread from both sides now – Scotmid team up

Scotmid is busy joining forces with a raft of local bakery firms across Scotland. Avril Cadden found out if the suppliers and the client...
Ross Kerr, director of the SGF Healthy Living Programme. He spent much of his career in crisps and snacks sales and marketing and says many FMCG brands would envy the retailer use of POS material that the programme has achieved.

New foods set to get with the programme

Ross Kerr is director of the SGF Healthy Living Programme, which has just received new Scottish Government funding. Patrick Duffy found out more. The sg...

Scotmid in merger talks

EDINBURGH-based co-operative Scotmid and Penrith Co-operative in the most north-western region of England have agreed to merge the two societies subject to member...

Building for a fresh future – premium fresh style stores

Scotmid sees a food store and it wants to paint it black! The co-operative has introduced a new top level in its portfolio. SG...
John Brodie, chief executive of Scotmid Co-operative

One size of Scotmid doesn’t fit 190 stores

John Brodie is chief executive of Scotmid Co-operative. Patrick Duffy spoke to him after the Society released its annual report. The SG Interview HE could be...

Positive news says Scotmid

Profit slips but underlying trading, including food, is good says Brodie EDINBURGH-based independent co-operative Scotmid made an operating profit of £6m in the year to...
Appointments April 2013

Hughes to provide off-trade wings

RED Bull has appointed Jon Hughes as off-premise director. Hughes has previously worked for Kimberly Clark and Heineken UK, leading teams across the grocery,...
Fresh cakes in the Scotmid store in Carrick Knowe in the west of Edinburgh. Scotmid is working with a selection of local bakery suppliers to put more fresh cakes into stores across Scotland.

Freshening up with local cakes

Stores tell Claire Amber Young that shoppers are turning on to traditional treats SHOPPERS still want to see well-known biscuit and cake brands but some...
Scottish Grocer Health Promoting Retailer of the Year award

Scotland’s champions for 2013 revealed

The winners of the Scottish Grocer Awards – the Scottish food and drink retail industry’s own version of the ‘Oscars’ – were announced at...