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David Martin
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No quick fixes to dietary problem

Ahead of this May’s Scottish election, the nation’s diet is going to be near the top of the...

Kevin Scott
1152 views

How do you solve a problem like Scotland’s diet?

Everything in moderation. It’s a phrase that haunts us all the morning after the Christmas night out. The...

Geoff Ogle
1216 views

Writing a recipe for a healthier Scotland

With two out of every three Scots overweight or obese Food Standards Scotland has made recommendations to the...

Kevin Scott
1178 views

2016 will be a year of adjusting, investing and preparing

Every year around this time we ask a number of key figures in Scotland’s convenience industry to give...

Shane Nolan
1089 views

The Google guide to online marketing

Having an online presence these days is as important for local retailers as it is for anyone else....

Kevin Scott
1062 views

Now is the time to aspire to greatness

Okay, that headline could probably be classed as hyperbole but Scotland’s convenience sector is in formidable shape. As...

Mike Nolan
1041 views

The funding key to retail success

For the smaller retailer, financial support is a prerequisite for business success but it is sourcing this support...

Kevin Scott
1171 views

Why haven’t more stores gone contactless?

It’s not often local retailers can be deemed to have missed a trick, but I find it interesting...

Apple Pay
1252 views

Smaller retailers will pay the price for not embracing new payment technology

New payment technology like Apple Pay is changing the face of convenience stores and David Jinks from technology-led...

Kevin Scott
1246 views

A.G. Barr plans mark the end of an era for c-stores

Any retailers who attended this year’s SLR Rewards will no doubt have been laughing as giddily as I...