Tag: SGF

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...

coronavirus
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SGF issues plea for patience amid Omicron restrictions

Some stores are likely to have to reintroduce queuing systems to manage enhanced physical distancing as part of...

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SGF marks progress of Go Local Programme

SGF welcomed Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Mairi Gougeon to Scotmid’s Broxburn store to mark the progress of...

Nicola Sturgeon
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Business as usual – at long last

Despite the facemasks, the SGF Annual Conference – back after a year off in 2020 – delivered a...

Food to go
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Trade bodies remind retailers about Natasha’s Law

New regulations on allergen and ingredients labelling come into force across the UK in a week (1 October)....

Nicola Sturgeon
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First Minister thanks local retailers

Nicola Sturgeon has praised the actions of Scotland’s local retailers during the pandemic. Her remarks came during a...

Shopper with facemask
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Convenience stores in Scotland stay in business but shed jobs

The number of convenience stores in Scotland has stayed broadly the same in the past year (5,037), but...

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SGF asks public to #SayThanks to retail workers

Scottish Grocers’ Federation is asking people to express their appreciation for the role convenience stores have played during...

'We support local' price tags
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Going local: good for business, good for Scotland

The SGF Go Local Programme is helping support the recovery & regrowth of Scotland’s food and drink sector,...

Martin Devlin
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SGF names new buying group boss

Scottish Grocers Federation has announced the appointment of Martin Devlin as the new Commercial Manager of PGMA, the...