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Cadbury Puds
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Sweet Christmas

It’s all about the confectionery this Christmas, so SLR offers a few new products worth listing in the...

PayPoint till
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Tech helping solve societal problems

While store technology is most often implemented to grow sales and profits, many recent tech developments have helped...

Woman sneezing
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It’s medication time!

It’s winter again and with more consumers than ever careful about their health after the last 18 months,...

Cigarillos
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Cigarillos making their mark

Despite being a relatively new format, cigarillos already account for over 65% of all cigars sold by volume...

Brewdog beer
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BrewDog continues commitment to planet-friendly beer

Scottish carbon-negative brewer BrewDog has ramped up its commitment to planet-friendly beer with a new pale ale and...

Jack O' Lanterns
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Go hard with soft drinks this Halloween

Soft drinks is one of the most important and fastest-growing categories at Halloween, so it pays to get...

Kellogg's Crunchy Nut Bites
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Breakfast booming

Virtually everyone eats breakfast, making it a hugely important occasion for local retailers. With more people working from...

Electric van
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EV brings challenges and opportunities

There are challenges and opportunities in equal measure for Scottish forecourts as the CMA highlights concerns about a...

Purdey's Rejuvenate
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Healthier options, healthier sales

The slow but steady drift towards greater consumer demand for healthier options shows no sign of relenting and...

James Hall
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Illicit battle gathers pace

Illicit tobacco, the scourge of the independent retailing sector, continues to be a huge challenge but major suppliers...