Tag: Local

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Shopping local is becoming normal

The latest ACS Local Shop Report has shown a convenience sector in fine health, with growth of multiple...

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Scottish Parliament pledges support to local retailers

The convenience industry was praised in the Scottish Parliament yesterday (19th August) when Edinburgh MSP Gordon MacDonald tabled...

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Role of local retail to be debated at Holyrood

The contribution local retailers make to their local communities is to be debated in the Scottish Parliament. In...

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Shortlist unveiled for Scottish Local Retailer Awards 2014

The shortlist for this year’s SLR Rewards has been unveiled following the successful completion of the first phase...

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When the Minister came to… Woodlands Local

Last month Woodlands Local had a visit from our local MSP, Michael Matheson, who also happens to be...

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Local Shop report reveals an industry in fine health

The ACS’ Local Shop Report provides a fascinating insight into the current state of the industry, and in...

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Your customers think local, so you should too

With local retailers turning to local produce to boost sales in the fast-growing fresh category, Clydesdale Bank’s support...

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Shortlist unveiled for Scottish Local Retailer Awards 2013

Previous winners and new entrants are among the shortlisted nominees for the 10th SLR Awards. Brownlies of Biggar...

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Local on every level

In the village of Milnathort, one convenience store has been battling the recession with four generations of experience,...

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Are you local?

Most retailers big and small in Scotland claim to place a lot of emphasis on stocking locally sourced...