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IGD work erxperience programme
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IGD supports young people amid unemployment crisis

More than 500 young, unemployed people joined IGD’s virtual work experience programme last week (1 to 5 February),...

Paying by contactless card
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ACS calls for card payments market overhaul

The Association of Convenience Stores has said urgent action is needed to improve the card payments market. The...

Scotmid Broxburn
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Brand-new business break for butcher in Broxburn

Scotmid Co-operative has announced a new retail opportunity for a butcher counter within its store in Broxburn. To...

John Cunningham
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Border Biscuits raises £1m for charity

Border Biscuits has announced its charity initiative has reached the £1 million milestone. The independently-owned business supports good...

Aldi click & collect service
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Click-and-collect comes to Aldi in Scotland

Aldi has launched click-and-collect services in Scotland for the first time, after extending its current UK trial to...

EDGEPoS system
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Ayrshire forecourt chooses EDGEPoS

Ayr Road Service Station, a Booker-supplied and JET-branded forecourt in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, has installed Henderson Technology’s EDGEPoS...

Child with smartphone
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GroceryAid launches new support service for young people

This week is Children's Mental Health Week and to mark the occasion GroceryAid has partnered with Kooth, an...

Ali Jones and Hanna Hofer
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Jones and Hofer join ACS Board

The Association of Convenience Stores has appointed two new directors as new representatives from the Co-op and BP....

Red Bull soft drinks category tool
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Red Bull launches soft drinks category tool with Bestway

Red Bull has partnered with Bestway Wholesale to create an online category tool enabling retailers to receive tailored...

Consumer confidence graph
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Consumer confidence at near-record low, says Deloitte

The final quarter of 2020 saw consumer confidence in Scotland fall by a further two percentage points, to...