Inside Business

Heinz Beanz
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Brits ‘stockpile £4bn’ in preparation for no-deal Brexit

Brexit uncertainty resulted in British retail sales flatlining in August, as shoppers cut back on non-essential products. Yet...

Alastair Williams
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2 minutes of your time: Alastair Williams

The cigar category is actually in growth by value and has plenty to offer Scotland’s local retailers, says...

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...

Nisa Local store
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You’ve got to be in it to win it!

In today’s ultra-competitive world with the cost of business rocketing, being part of a symbol, fascia or franchise...

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...