Tag: SGF

Woddlands Local's craft beer range
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Trade bodies call for simpler licensing laws

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation and the Association of Convenience Stores have asked for a simplification of licensing laws...

Empty bottles
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SGF and ACS team up to oppose bottle return scheme

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation and the Association of Convenience Stores have joined forces to voice their opposition to...

Asim Sarwar
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SWA President urges wholesalers to evolve

Scotland’s wholesalers must adapt the way they do business to keep apace with ever-changing and evolving trends in...

PayPoint logo
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Scottish Grocers Federation and PayPoint discussing deals for retailers

In response to widespread concerns from retailers about changes to commission rates, the Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) and...

Convenience store
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Shared experiences offer insight for all

Retailers from across Scotland gathered in Stirling last month to hear from four different retailers who have lived...

Scottish Parliament building
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New licensing objective proposal causes concern for retailers

The possibility of a sixth licensing proposal aimed at specifically reducing alcohol consumption has led the SGF and...

Pete Seema
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Pete Cheema named SGF Chief Executive

Spar retailer Pete Cheema has been named as John Drummond’s successor as Chief Executive of the Scottish Grocers’...

Nicola Sturgeon with Abdul Majid
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Local retail moves up political agenda!

After working diligently throughout 2014 to raise awareness of the local retailing sector among Scotland’s politicians, the SGF...

Dennis and Linda Williams in their shop
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Dennis and Linda vow to fight on after Aldi wins planning permission

Aldi has been granted planning permission to build a store on a brownfield site in the Oxgangs area...

Tesco delivery van
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The road to ruin?

Rural stores in some of the most far-flung reaches of Scotland would have been forgiven for thinking they...