Tag: SGF

Free fruit for children
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Spar Scotland trials HLP free fruit for kids campaign

Spar Scotland has launched a new campaign with the SGF Healthy Living Programme (HLP) where participating stores give...

Jim Amabile
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Amabile bows out after 21 years at SGF

Scottish Grocers Federation (SGF) has announced the retirement of Jim Amabile, the long-serving Managing Director of PGMA, the...

Retail Crime - Don't put up with it
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Retailers praised for commitment to tackling trouble in Scots stores

Scots shopkeepers are increasingly determined to tackle trouble in stores and help bring the criminals responsible to justice,...

Scottish Parliament
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SGF unveils its manifesto

Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections on 6 May, SGF has published its manifesto detailing proposed solutions to...

Reverse vending machine
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Circularity Scotland appointed DRS scheme administrator

Circularity Scotland has been confirmed as the administrator that will oversee operation of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS)...

reverse vending machine
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DRS scheme administrator created

The organisation that will be in charge of running the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in Scotland has been...

Empty bottles and cans
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Applications open for DRS exemptions

Zero Waste Scotland is now accepting applications from retailers who wish to be exempt from collecting empty single-use...

Daniel Johnson
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Holyrood passes shopworker protection law

The Scottish Parliament has today (19 January 2021) voted to make it a specific offence to assault a...

coffee-to-go
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C-stores exempt from new lockdown takeaway rules

The Scottish Government has tightened coronavirus restrictions amid fears its ‘stay at home’ message isn’t proving as effective...

Pete Cheema
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What’s in store for 2021… Pete Cheema?

Retailers have relied on the SGF more than ever in the last year and the Federation has delivered...