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snacks
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Local retailers will know the importance of the crisps and snacks category in their stores, but the category...

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The cream of the Scottish local retailing industry gathered last month to celebrate all that’s wonderful about our...

Soft drinks
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Very few categories in local retailing are undergoing change on the scale seen in the soft drinks market...

Hanging confectionery bags
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With sugar confectionery predominantly an impulse category – research indicates 80% of confectionery purchases are influenced in store –...

Best One store
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As the cost of doing business seems to relentlessly rise for independent retailers, the case for joining a...

DRS in action
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Despite support from CCEP and the NFRN, the controversial deposit return scheme is still widely seen as unnecessary...

Sugar
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With the sugar tax looming, drinks and confectionery brands are looking to provide healthier alternatives to keep costs...

Biscuits
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With the biscuit category regularly offering new innovations, SLR looks at why it is such an important and...

Woman shopping
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The year of 2016 was notable for the rise of 'Free From' products within grocery, with sales of...

Footfall drivers
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For many stores, the key to unlocking a world of opportunity is maximising the number of customers you...