Tag: Antony Begley

Antony Begley
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If the Scottish government wants DRS, let them pay for it

One of the most galling challenges of working in the local retailing industry is that we so often find ourselves...

Antony Begley
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Is franchising the future of local retailing?

For many years it’s been fascias and symbols; now it’s franchises. Following One Stop’s lead, in the very...

Antony Begley
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The tide is most definitely rising

For all that it’s a logistical nightmare to carry out, the on-the-road judging for the SLR Rewards provides...

Mahmood Saleem
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Rewarding night means it’s all good for Mahmood

Mahmood Saleem (pictured, right) has been crowned Scottish Local Retailer of the Year at the 2017 SLR Rewards....

Antony Begley
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When costs keep rising, something has to give

It’s a simple fact that the cost of doing business just keeps on rising in local retailing, and...

SLR Rewards 2017
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SLR Rewards: Meet the judges

As has become a tradition, we like to freshen up the judging panel for the SLR Rewards every...

Antony Begley
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Tesco and Booker: obvious in hindsight?

Friday 27 January was set to be a quiet day at the office in SLR Towers. Tie up...

Antony Begley
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It’s time to take our relationship with Holyrood up a gear

When putting together this month’s cover story on the Scottish Retail Consortium’s outright demand for “tangible actions” from...

Antony Begley
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Practising what we preach

I make no apologies for taking our own Woodlands Local store in Falkirk as the subject of this...

Harris Aslam
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Harris Aslam is on his way to Atlanta with SLR!

Markinch retailer Harris Aslam was the toast of the convenience retailing industry in Scotland last night as he...