Inside Business

Pete Cheema
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SGF making ‘good progress despite challenging conditions’

It’s been another tough year for the local retailing sector in Scotland with another wave of challenges, but...

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SLR Rewards winners join First Minister as CCEP unveils £23m EK investment

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently opened new Capri-Sun production lines at CCEP’s East Kilbride site – and the...

donkey
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69% of employees ‘can do their boss’s job better’

Managers should seriously consider giving their employees the reins for a day to test new research that indicates...

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...