Tag: Comment

Antony Begley
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The lack of action is criminal

If you were unfortunate enough to see the horrific CCTV footage on Facebook recently of the central belt...

Antony Begley
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Doing good is good for business

Where do you stand on sustainability? Judging from conversations I’ve had with many retailers, building a more sustainable...

Antony Begley
3342 views

It’s like walking into the internet

I had the privilege of visiting Seattle recently as part of an SGF National Executive study tour to...

Antony Begley
3280 views

‘Vaping will replace tobacco’, but when?

There were many bold statements made at our Cloud Chasing vaping event in Glasgow last month but possibly...

Antony Begley
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What exactly is our role in driving the health agenda?

If you haven’t had a look online at the Scottish Government’s public consultation document on ‘Reducing Health Harms...

Antony Begley
5200 views

CBD – what’s it all about?

Our cover story this month is an interesting one. Granted, we try to make all our cover stories...

Antony Begley
602 views

Let’s not drop the vaping ball again

When vaping first arrived in the UK in about 2007, it probably struck many retailers at the time...

Antony Begley
614 views

Great ideas are only great if you act on them

Valuable life lessons can come in many varied and often unexpected forms, so it pays to keep your...

Antony Begley
1111 views

Broadway: an inspiration to us all

It is with massive pride and no small satisfaction that we will be sending this year’s Scottish Local...

Antony Begley
1598 views

MUP is a golden opportunity for us all

Like most Scottish Government legislation that impacts directly on the local retailing sector, Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) met...