Opinions

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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...

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2 mins: Amy White

With convenience stores making more effort to understand wine, signs are positive but there is still much work...

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A year of investment?

With 2014 set to be a monumental year in Scotland’s history there will be huge opportunities for small...

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2 mins: Mike Smith

Last year followed a pattern of recent times, in that it wasn’t exactly easy to run a small...

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An Inconvenient Truth

Last month saw extensive press coverage for the latest annual NHS figures on alcohol, leading to further calls...

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2 mins: Peter Mooney

With Peter Mooney being appointed to head of the newly formed McEwan’s Beer Company, we find out what...