Inside Business

Deep discounting sign
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Deep discounting ‘attracts cherry-pickers who don’t buy again’

Retailers’ deep discounting strategies to acquire new customers can prove a costly mistake, according to fresh research. Customers...

online grocery store
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Online grocery threat set to escalate

New research from IGD suggests that online grocery is set to be the fastest-growing segment of all UK...

goodnessKNOWS shelf-topper
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goodnessKNOWS a little extra effort delivers a lot more sales!

Working with Mars over the last six weeks, the team at Woodlands has done an exceptional job getting...

shoplifting
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Shops ‘losing £800m a year to shoplifting’

Data collated on behalf of security firm Checkpoint Systems from a survey of English and Welsh police forces...

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A month of staffing issues and record numbers

It’s been another mixed month at Woodlands Local as our staffing problems continue, yet our core team keeps...

Pete Cheema
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Gathering momentum as the centenary looms

Under the stewardship of Chief Exec Pete Cheema, the Scottish Grocers’ Federation has tripled corporate membership and quadrupled...

Food-to-go menu board
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Tapping into current food-to-go trends 

HIM Insight Account Analyst Alice Dolling offers SLR readers some fascinating observations into the latest trends shaping the...

SGF Golf Day
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Kings of the swingers

The SGF Golf Day, one of the oldest golf tournaments in the world, saw retailers, wholesalers and suppliers...

Field Fare freezers
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Innovator: loose frozen produce from Field Fare

As retailers focus on fresher, healthier lines in-store, an innovative ‘loose frozen’ veg and fruit solution could be...

Letters to Woodlands Local
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Is that light we see at the end of the tunnel?

After another tough period at Woodlands Local with major staffing issues, we are finally back on track and...