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Hanging bags
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Hanging in there for big sales

The hanging bags market continues to play a key role in driving impulse sales in stores across Scotland...

Healthy snacks
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Healthy growth looks set to continue

New research from HIM suggests that healthier eating will be important to 20 million people in the next...

Energy drinks
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Innovation re-energises sales

A raft of innovative new energy drink launches has helped generate fresh consumer interest as well as sales...

Vype e-cigs
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Vaping momentum continues to build

Despite a historically poor performance in the vaping category, Scotland’s local retailers are beginning to rediscover their passion...

Alastair Williams
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Time to talk to your shoppers about cigars?

Interesting research from leading cigar player STG shows that more cigarette smokers than you might think are very...

Premier store
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Symbol strength?

As costs keep rising and margins get smaller, many local retailers may feel tempted by the benefits of...

Adult smoker
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Making sense of Track & Trace

The implementation of the Track & Trace legislation has been little short of shambolic with retailers having only...

MPoS EPoS system
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EPoS made in Scotland

Running a modern convenience store efficiently means having access to the power and insight that only a high-grade...

Worker safety app
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Tech offers solutions to keep workers safe

With the latest SGF and ACS crime reports highlighting the growing problem of abuse of shopworkers, a number...

Big night in front of the TV
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Big night, big basket

The biggest attraction of the big night in occasion is the opportunity for retailers to build big basket...