Tag: Antony Begley

Antony Begley
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It’s about time to give Aldi laldy…

There are few scenarios more nightmarish for a local retailer than an Aldi moving in next door, and...

Antony Begley
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The consolidation plot thickens

It’s always the way. Just as SLR is going to press a new story breaks and the editorial...

Antony Begley
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What next as McColl’s hooks up with Morrisons?

The dull moments in local retailing are few and far between these days – but wasn’t it always...

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...