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David Martin of the Scottish Retail Consortium
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Business rates ‘not fit for purpose’

As the Westminster Government announces plans to review business rates in England, the Scottish Retail Consortium has urged...

Mo Razzaq
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Why the display ban is only the start

Independent retailers must make a final choice this month on how are they going to move forward in...

Stephen McGowan
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Get set for another year of licensing reform

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the off-trade section, new legislation this year...

Katie Littler
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How smaller baskets could mean bigger profits

The trend for shopping local with smaller baskets and more frequent visits is set to continue apace in...

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2 Minutes: Matt Norbury

BigDL is a new mobile-phone based promotional tool that allows retailers to target consumers with one-to-one communications. We...

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What the Retail Trust could do for you

The RetailTrust has existed since 1832 and in that time has helped countless retail staff who have fallen...

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2 Minutes: Chris Shead

As Off-trade Channel Director for Pernod Ricard UK, Chris Shead’s attention has been focussed on Christmas for longer...

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2 Mins: Judy Whyte

A Partner of Mitchell’s of Inverurie, Judy Whyte helped spearhead Inverurie 4U, a local business working group that...

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Supporting Healthy Choices – Are Retailers Up for the Challenge?

The Scottish Government and FSA Scotland released revealed their Supporting Healthy Choices framework, a wide range of voluntary...

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Plain packs will happen regardless of public opposition

I’m fed up with this whole plain packs debacle. Fed up reading about it, fed up writing about,...