Inside Business

Brexit: unzipping Britain from EU
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Quarter of retailers worried about post-Brexit food shortages, says HIM

Just over a quarter (27%) of independent and symbol retailers are concerned about food shortages when the UK...

Alastair Williams
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Are cigars the last remaining tobacco opportunity?

Remarkably, the cigar category in the UK is actually in growth by value – so does it represent...

broken glass
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Glass is not clear cut

While most retailers would on principle agree with the inclusion of glass in the forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme,...

Spar Havannah St
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Convenience market set for ‘£6.9bn growth in next five years’

Despite the turmoil of Brexit and a raft of other challenges, new forecasts from IGD reveal that the...

Technology and Innovation Centre
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A taste of what’s to come at #ThinkSmart3

#ThinkSmart3 25 September | Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow With the unique #ThinkSmart3 festival of tech, data, digital...

Blonnie Walsh
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Impulse sales falling as younger shoppers look elsewhere

Impulse purchases are declining in the convenience channel as younger shoppers turn to other channels for their food...

empty shelves
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Shoppers braced for post-Brexit food shortages, says HIM

Almost two-thirds (61%) of shoppers expect there to be food shortages as a result of Brexit. That’s according...

Jim Harper and Peter Steel
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GroceryAid Scotland revitalised under new committee

The GroceryAid charity supports hundreds of Scottish grocery and convenience trade industry colleagues every year but has been...

Greens of Markinch
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Building on the basics delivers soft drinks success for Harris

In a category as important as soft drinks it’s vital to ensure the fundamentals are in place before...

Technology and Innovation Centre
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Smarter, not harder

It’s hard not to be convinced that the local retailing sector is at risk of being left behind...