Tag: SGF

Nicola Sturgeon
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FM to address SGF conference

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will give the keynote address at the Federation’s annual conference in Glasgow on 25...

Viridor lorry
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Glass ‘not a fit’ for DRS, says Scotland’s only glass recycler

The only company in Scotland with glass recycling facilities has told MSPs that glass is ‘not a fit’...

Healthy Living Programme at Spar Store
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Health Minister sees Healthy Living Programme in action

Dundee’s Spar MacAlpine Road was visited by Scotland’s Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing recently (10 May),...

Pete Cheema
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Top boss award for SGF’s Cheema

Scottish Grocers Federation Chief Executive Pete Cheema has been named as CEO of the Year in the Grocery...

Pete Cheema, SGF Chief Executive
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Further food-to-go funding announced

The Scottish Government has released a further £300,000 in funding to help local retailers bolster their food-to-go offering....

Inside the Philip Morris research facility
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An insider’s view of Reduced Risk Products

The SGF National Executive recently had the rare opportunity to see inside Philip Morris International’s spectacular Cube facility in...

Access to Cash Review report
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Cash here for foreseeable future, report finds

Britain is not yet ready to go cashless. That’s the conclusion of the Access to Cash Review, which...

Retail crime seminar: Ash Denham
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Retail crime: what way forward?

The recent SGF seminar on retail crime saw different views on tackling the problem, with the Scottish Government...

Reverse vending machine
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Kids help launch reverse vending trial

Three convenience stores in the central belt officially launched reverse vending machine (RVM) trials today (15 February) as...

Ash Denham
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Extent of retail crime revealed in SGF report

Every convenience retailer in Scotland was a victim of retail crime last year, according to the latest SGF...