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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,...

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Carrier bag charges on the way

From 20th October this year carrier bags will carry a mandatory charge of 5p, so what does this...

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Why business rate reform must be a priority

With over 23,000 shops in Scotland selling all manner of goods, the issue of business rates affects a...

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2 Mins: Abdul Majid

On 1st May, Nisa retailer Abdul Majid was anointed as SGF President. It’s just the latest step in...

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2 Mins: Pardeep Haire

Having founded Cornershop Online, an online portal that offers local retailers the chance to offer online ordering and...

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Celebrating Scotland’s larder

With the world’s eyes on Scotland this summer there has never been a better time for local retailers...