Inside Business

bustling exhibition
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The power of going local

Sourcing Scottish, regional and local products is an excellent way of setting your store apart from the competition,...

John Dunne
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Separating vaping fact from fiction

John Dunne, Director of vaping industry body UKVIA, spoke at SLR’s recent Cloud Chasing 2 event and dispelled...

Environmentally friendly city
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Are retailers as ‘woke’ on sustainability as consumers?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 12 months, you can’t have failed to notice...

Wholefoods Atlanta
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Wholefoods Atlanta: a retailer’s perspective

As part of his Reward for winning the Scottish Young Local Retailer of the Year at the SLR...

Johnathan Kemp
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All eyes on 2020 for Barr Soft Drinks

It was always going to be impossible to replicate the stellar success of 2018 with its endless sunshine...

Matt Moden
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A breath of fresh air

The vaping category is enduring tough times, with scare stories from America and the convenience channel’s seeming inability...

2020
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What does 2020 hold in store for Scotland’s local retailers?

It’s time once more for SLR’s annual vox pop from all four corners of the industry to find...

Colin McLean
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CJ Lang back on track

Dundee-based Spar Scotland wholesaler and retailer CJ Lang has been rejuvenated under the stewardship of Colin McLean with...

girl vaping
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Vaping: is convenience blowing its chance?

Somewhat alarmingly, the convenience retail market’s share of the vaping market appears to be shrinking rather than growing....

Conference speakers
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Growth of organic food ‘twice that of non-organic’

Last month’s Organic Trade Conference in London organised by the Soil Association saw 200 delegates attend and hear...