Inside Business

Perfetti Van Melle confectionery
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Bringing confectionery to life in-store

In the first of a new series of special InAction+ features where we work with major suppliers and...

No time to waste
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Irn-Bru to go 100% recycled plastic by spring 2022

AG Barr has unveiled plans to be carbon neutral by 2040 and with Irn-Bru and Rubicon moving to...

Wines and spirits
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Unleashing the spirits!

In the first of a new series of InAction features, SLR teams up with Pernod Ricard and SLR’s...

Retail Crime - Don't put up with it
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SGF challenges retailers to start reporting retail crime

As part of a new initiative with Police Scotland, the Scottish Grocers’ Federation is urging retailers not to...

Dan Brown
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600% Signature growth and rising!

Musselburgh retailer Dan Brown, our reigning Scottish Local Retailer of the Year, has grown his sales of Signature...

Nisa Local store
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Nisa shines in a challenging year

It has been a massively challenging year for the local retailing sector, but Nisa has met all challenges...

Colin McLean
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2021: a landmark year for local sourcing?

Thanks to the bizarre year we’ve all lived through, reliance on local suppliers has never been more critical...

Woman shopping
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Local shopping trend set to continue, says Lumina Intelligence

Lumina Intelligence has launched its Future of Convenience Report 2021, which explores the consumer trends shaping the industry...

John Lee, Daniel Johnson, Pete Cheema
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History made as Scottish Shop Workers Bill is passed

Daniel Johnson MSP’s game-changing Protection of Workers Bill was formally passed last month and will now become law...

empty high street
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Spending slumps as lockdown bites, says Barclaycard

Consumer spending declined 16.3% year-on-year in January – the sharpest decline since May 2020 – as the retail,...