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Christmas cheers

Every year, retailers embrace the opportunity that comes with Christmas, and the drinks market is one that is...

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Defining an industry

Following the publication of a groundbreaking report on the convenience sector by the Association of Convenience Stores, we...

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Are you local?

Most retailers big and small in Scotland claim to place a lot of emphasis on stocking locally sourced...

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Focus on… St Andrews

by Kevin Scott It is one of the most famous towns in the world thanks to its golf...

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Get ready for a sales spook

Halloween is back for its usual array of scares and surprises – and it brings with it a...

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Baking money

by Kevin Scott Getting the bread category right in-store is an absolute must for every local retailer, and...

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Observing trends key to biscuit success

by Kevin Scott Biscuits may be a low-maintenance fixture in-store, but if retailers want to make the most...

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Get in with the big night in crowd

by Kevin Scott   The change in the dynamics of convenience shopping which has seen many suppliers base...

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The true cost of minimum pricing

by Antony Begley, Kevin Scott with support from Mark Baird Minimum pricing of alcohol has its backers and...

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Focus on range while you still can

by Kevin Scott As the plain packaging debate gathers steam, retailers and suppliers must work together to ensure...