Inside Business

Credit cards
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Almost half of shoppers still face card surcharges as deadline looms

With only days until the UK ban on levying surcharges on shoppers who pay by credit card, some...

Paying by contactless card
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Shoppers keen to set their own contactless card limit

Nearly half (48%) of shoppers would like to customise their contactless card transaction limit, or would like to...

Smartphone
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Smartphone ‘most life-changing tech’ of past 25 years

The launch of the smartphone and wider “connectivity” are seen as the most significant technology breakthroughs during the...

PayPoint Epos app
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PayPoint Epos system gets serious

When it first launched a year ago, the PayPoint One Epos system was remarkable in how proficient it...

Pete Cheema at SGF Conference
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99 not out!

Last month saw the Scottish Grocers’ Federation host its 99th annual conference with a packed audience and a...

Minimum unit pricing examples
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Minimum unit pricing: what will it mean for you?

The news that Scotland is to see Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol introduced in May next year caused...

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...