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Highland Spring bottled water
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Water growth continues to flow

The bottled water category remains buoyant in Scotland thanks to innovation and commitment to tackling sustainability concerns. Despite...

Day-Today store
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New year, fresh start?

With a fresh new year lying ahead of us, it’s the ideal time for Scotland’s local retailers to...

Low sugar products
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‘Low and no’ is the way to go

The growth of the low and no consumer trend across many key categories shows no signs of abating,...

Gulf petrol station
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The rising star of convenience?

The forecourt sector has been revitalised in recent years and looks to be a channel ripe for growth...

J2O drink
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What do adults drink when they’re not drinking?

This Christmas more adults than ever will be giving alcohol a miss now and again – so what...

christmas decorations
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Cash in on last-minute festive spend!

As the big day draws ever closer, there will always be opportunities to boost festive spend by stocking...

smoking a cigar
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Hello darkness, my old friend

Tobacco remains a vitally important category for all local retailers in Scotland and, despite continuing falls in sales...

Coca-Cola truck
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Top-up your profits for Christmas!

With Christmas fast approaching, shoppers are increasingly thinking about stocking up for the hectic festive period and that...

Nisa Local store
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Choosing the right partner for growth

There’s never been a more urgent need for all of Scotland’s local retailers to ensure that they have...

Premium spirits
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Premium key to unlocking festive spirits sales

Pernod Ricard reckons that there is a £15.5m opportunity this Christmas for local retailers - and the key...