Opinions

Stephen McGowan
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Alcoholic food gifts and the law

Stephen McGowan Partner and Head of Licensing (Scotland) at TLT LLP A number of clients approach me at...

Matthew Moden
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Opinion: recent vaping health headlines

Matthew Moden is Managing Director of Liberty Flights, a supplier of premium e-liquids and vaping devices. He is...

Antony Begley
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We need to talk about sustainability

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that sustainability is going to be one of the...

Antony Begley
2829 views

Time to find our own way forward

Listening to KAM Media’s Blake Gladman give presentations is always an entertaining and enlightening experience, thanks in part...

Antony Begley
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Glass issue is not clear cut

The local retailing industry has a nasty habit of ending up on the wrong side of issues that...

Antony Begley
5500 views

It’s time to think smarter…

It’s something we’ve been banging on about for years, long before the world of retail was turned on...

Antony Begley
5922 views

Food-to-go: the key SLR Rewards takeaway

Racking up thousands of miles doing the SLR Rewards judging and seeing the inside of more than 50...

John Patterson
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Tobacco decline rate a concern – but we’re working on it

by John Patterson, Sales Director UK, Juul Labs It’s disappointing that the new data from the Office of...

John Patterson
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2 minutes of your time: John Patterson

The arrival of US vaping giant JUUL Labs has helped rouse the slumbering category in the local retailing...

Immigration threshold of £30,000
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Immigration threshold threatens local retailing community

The UK Government’s £30,000 immigration threshold could seriously destabilise the Scottish local retailing community. by J.S. von Dacre...