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Strong quarter boosts Booker sales

Booker has announced yet another impressive set of quarterly results, with non tobacco sales growing 3.9% (3.8% like...

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Scotmid hires ex-Sands exec to focus on fresh

Former David Sands exec Stephen Brown has joined Scotmid Co-operative to lead the development of local market and...

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Summer fails to heat up Scottish food sales

Food sales in Scotland grew marginally in June (up 0.9% yoy), against figures from last year, while adjusting...

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Age verification could be revolutionised with new card

A new card that combines a prepaid credit card and photo ID proof of age has been launched...

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Reward offered for help finding Javaid Ali’s killer

Following the horrific murder of Paisley retailer Javaid Ali, police have said they are confident of catching his...

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Deal reached in dairy dispute

As SLR went to press a draft deal had been reached between dairy farmers, milk producers and retailers...

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Independents’ Day success

Independents’ Day 2012 took place last month with thousands of retailers across the UK calling on the public...

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New team for Seabrook

Seabrook Crisps has appointed Jonathan Bye as its Chief Executive, signalling a new drive to deliver growth. In...

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Caravan helps 3,500

During the past twelve months retail charity Caravan has helped more than 3,500 people, and has spent a...

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Bestway summer sale

Over 1,000 products that sell heavily during the summer months have been slashed to record low prices by...