Tag: cover story

Tin can with DRS label
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Frustration mounts as DRS gets kicked further down the road

It’s been a rocky road for Scotland’s proposed Deposit Return Scheme with the latest decision seeing the implementation...

PayPoint One terminal
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No ATM? No problem.

PayPoint is rolling out its Counter Cash service nationally, allowing customers to withdraw up to £50 at the...

Nick Wiles
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Wiles taking PayPoint in a new direction?

PayPoint’s relationship with local retailers has been a complex and often difficult one, but under Nick Wiles (pictured...

Retail Crime - Don't put up with it
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SGF challenges retailers to start reporting retail crime

As part of a new initiative with Police Scotland, the Scottish Grocers’ Federation is urging retailers not to...

Stirling University Co-op
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This year’s model?

Recent weeks have seen a lot of activity from wholesalers and retailers around new franchise and ‘commission operator’...

Daniel Johnson
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Scottish Government backs Shopworker Protection Bill

In a rare bit of positive news from Holyrood, the Scottish Government has backed Daniel Johnson’s Shopworkers Protection...

Dan Brown
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Dan’s the man

Musselburgh retailer Dan Brown was officially inaugurated as the youngest ever SGF President at the end of August,...

Greencity Wholefoods
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The rise of ethical retailing

One of the possible long term legacies of coronavirus looks set to be an increase in consumer interest...

Coronavirus tester
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Covid-19 testing extended to local retailers

Free testing for coronavirus has been extended to include local retailers, but only after an 11th hour intervention...

broken glass
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Glass is not clear cut

While most retailers would on principle agree with the inclusion of glass in the forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme,...