Tag: SGF

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...

Busy High Street
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SGF and SLR team up on new industry seminar

A seminar will be held for local retailers next month to help ready them for the increased competition...

Dodgy geezer unloading van
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Illicit trade seminar discusses dangers of internet trading

The fight against the illicit trade has been boosted further with an industry seminar held in Edinburgh today...

Nicola Sturgeon and Abdul Majid
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Local retail goes to the top of the political agenda!

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

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SGF and Scottish Government team up to ‘transform’ Scotland’s relationship with food

First Minister Alex Salmond announced a new partnership between the Scottish Government and the SGF, at the SGF...

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Salmond to give SGF keynote

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation has announced that First Minister Alex Salmond has agreed to give a keynote speech...