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pound coins
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£11.97: the real cost of the National Living Wage

A study by the University of Stirling in collaboration with the SGF has discovered that the true cost...

Scottish brands: McIntosh
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Scottish brands: where pride and profit meet

SLR is passionate about Scottish brands and we are fully committed to showcasing the very best of Scotland's...

My Coffee Station machine
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Profits brewing as coffee keeps growing

A good quality coffee offering has gone from being a ‘nice to have’ to an absolute must for...

Boxes of teabags
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Tea up fresh sales

It’s that time of year again when hot drink sales move up a gear as shoppers seek out...

Christmas confectionery from Mondelez
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Having a cracking Christmas!

It’s almost that time of year again as we all start gearing up for what we hope is...

Medicated confectionery
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Suck it up this winter!

Medicated confectionery is a great category for driving winter footfall and basket spend and it’s all about stocking...

CBD source the cannabis plant
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CBD: the next big opportunity?

With global giants like Coca-Cola and Molson Coors embracing CBD and an increasing number of suppliers entering the...

This information is for tobacco traders only
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Time to look on the bright side of the dark market?

The much-maligned tobacco category remains arguably the most important category in any convenience store, contributing a huge percentage...

Big Night In sharing bags
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Big night in bonanza

More and more shoppers want healthier products but aren’t prepared to sacrifice taste, so are reformulated lines the...

sports & energy drinks
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Energising your sales: what retailers need to know

Sports & Energy remains a hugely important category in local retailing and a category that is still in...