Inside Business

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...

Shoppers
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CBI: Retail sales fall for longest period since 2011

The latest CBI monthly survey shows that sales fell for the third consecutive month, the longest period of...

MyStore+
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The lowdown: MyStore+

The new MyStore+ ‘virtual sales rep’ app from News UK and McCurrach aims to deliver real benefits for...

woman vaping
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Human lung tissue ‘unimpacted by vapour’

Despite delivering more nicotine than cigarette smoke, scientists from blu owner Imperial Brands conclude that vapour didn’t trigger...

New MD Chris Gallacher, Executive Chairman Asim Sarwar, Commercial Director Anshu Chandra and Finance Director Osmond Ramsay.
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Gallacher takes over at UWS to ‘continue delivering growth’

Off the back of another strong year, United Wholesale (Scotland) has promoted Chris Gallacher to the role of...

Walter Bryson
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Courage and vision marks Walter as the Scottish Local Retailer of the Year

After almost 120 years in business, Walter Bryson’s Londis forecourt business in Prestwick has once again raised the...

Shoppers
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Scottish high street retail jobs ‘fell by 8.6%’ in five years

A new report from the Office of National Statistics has shown that retail jobs on Scotland’s high streets...

SGF vaping event
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Lost in the clouds

Last month’s vaping event organised by the SGF confirmed that a lot of work still needs to be...