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Let under-18s keep selling lottery tickets, says NFRN

Independent retailers are calling for sales assistants under the age of 18 to be allowed to continue to...

Menzies distribution centre
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Newsagents urge Menzies to freeze carriage charges in wake of Smiths move

Scotland’s local retailers are waiting to see if Menzies Distribution will follow the example set by Smiths News...

'Focus On' category guides
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Unitas launches latest ‘Focus On’ guides

Unitas Wholesale has teamed up with PepsiCo Walkers and Mars Wrigley to publish the latest editions of its...

Spar Scotland giant cheques
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SPAR Scotland gives more cash back to communities

SPAR Scotland is launching its second Community Cashback campaign in March to give away a further £30,000 to...

Kieth Mills
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Drag lottery into digital age, says Camelot rival

The National Lottery needs to be “dragged into the digital age,” according to the Chairman of a company...

reverse vending machine
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DRS scheme administrator created

The organisation that will be in charge of running the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in Scotland has been...

Harry Ahmed
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Fifty and counting for Snappy and Nisa

More than 50 Nisa stores have signed up with Snappy Shopper since the symbol group formed a partnership...

electric lorry
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Wholesale industry sets 2045 net-zero emissions target

The Scottish Wholesale Association has embarked on the first phase of an ambitious project designed to help members...

Spar lorry getting dug out of snow
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Beast from the East brings out the best in their vests

SPAR Scotland has praised staff who went above and beyond to keep its Dundee depot running smoothly during...

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Retail sales show signs of recovery

Retail sales in January have given Scotland’s retailers a small injection of optimism, with real term sales growth...