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Irn-Bru advert
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Irn-Bru unveils provocative new ads

Irn-Bru looks set to attract some attention from the Advertising Standards Authority with its latest two adverts. The...

McColl's
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P&H demise dents McColl’s sales

The impact of the collapse of Palmer & Harvey at the end of last year has been revealed...

Mark Steven
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Mark Steven named as Scotfresh boss

Scotfresh has appointed industry veteran Mark Steven (pictured) as its new Managing Director. Steven brings a wealth of...

Charles Wilson with Dave Lewis
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Booker boss Wilson to head up Tesco UK

Booker boss Charles Wilson (pictured left, with Dave Lewis) is to become CEO of Tesco’s UK and Irish...

John Lee
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‘Leave promos alone’, SGF warns Government

Scottish Grocers Federation has warned the Scottish Government that imposing restrictions on promotions would have considerable costs to...

Colin Smith
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Colin says goodbye to Pinkie Farm

Multi-award-winning retailer Colin Smith - SLR's 2017 Fresh & Chilled Retailer of the Year - is saying farewell...

Illicit tobacco changing hands at car boot sale
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Illicit tobacco ‘twice as profitable as drug smuggling’

Selling illicit tobacco is now more profitable – and carries less risks – than drug smuggling. That was...

Daniel Johnson
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Law to protect shop workers moves closer

MSP Daniel Johnson has launched a proposal for new legislation to protect retail staff from violence while at...

Spar lorry
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CJ Lang boss resigns

Scott Malcolm, CJ Lang’s Managing Director, is stepping down after nine years in the role. The company’s Trading...

Using an e-cigarette
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E-cigs don’t harm smokers, new study finds

A new study has found that regular use of an e-cigarette doesn’t adversely affect the health of smokers....