Tag: SGF

energy drinks
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ScotGov consults on energy drink sales restrictions

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on banning sales of energy drinks to young people under the...

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Deposit return scheme: in-store trial lays out problem with glass

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation has renewed calls for glass to be excluded from Scotland’s forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme...

Pete Cheema
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SGF making ‘good progress despite challenging conditions’

It’s been another tough year for the local retailing sector in Scotland with another wave of challenges, but...

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Retailers hungry for food-to-go grants

Seventy-three convenience stores from across Scotland – including stores from island and rural communities – have benefited from...

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,...

reverse vending machine
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Deposit Return Scheme: exemptions possible

Exemptions for smaller retailers have been written into draft Deposit Return Scheme regulations, which the Scottish Government has...

broken glass
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DRS: trade associations share glass concerns

Sixteen industry bodies, including the SWA, SGF and SRC, have supported British Glass in an open letter to...

John Drummond
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Former SGF boss John Drummond dies

Tributes have been paid to former Scottish Grocers’ Federation Chief Executive John Drummond, who has passed away suddenly...

SGF vaping event
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Lost in the clouds

Last month’s vaping event organised by the SGF confirmed that a lot of work still needs to be...

Healthy Living stands
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Spar trials new Healthy Living Programme stands

Twelve Spar Scotland stores have launched a trial of the SGF Healthy Living Programme’s new in-store stands. Each...