Scotland

SRC urges government’s action to help retailers battle cost crunch

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has urged the government to help retailers battle cost of living crisis. In a 12-page…

SRC data shows 4.4% rise in total sales in Scotland during June

Data from the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) have revealed that total sales in the country grew by 4.4% last month…

SRC says total sales in Scotland increased 0.6% in March 2022

Data released by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has shown that total sales for March grew 0.6% compared to the…

Scottish Government outlines strategy to support retail sector

The Scottish Government has published a strategy intended to promote fair work and improve skills in Scotland's retail sector. The…

Scottish retailers seek guidance on revised Covid framework

Retailers in Scotland have urged the Scottish Government to provide clarity on statutory requirements affecting stores and their customers. This…

Businesses in Scotland ask government for shop rates discount

Retailers and a trade union in Scotland have urged the Scottish Finance Secretary for a business rates discount for all…

Tesco switches to all-electric delivery vans in Glasgow

British supermarket chain Tesco has switched its delivery fleet in Glasgow, Scotland, to all-electric vans. The retailer has deployed 17…

Asda opens its first Scottish refill store in Toryglen, Glasgow

British supermarket chain Asda has launched its first Scottish refill store in Toryglen, Glasgow. The refill service is part of…

Scotland plans to reopen retail premises from next month

The Scottish Government has confirmed that retail stores in Scotland will reopen from next month. Under a lockdown exit 'roadmap'…

Debenhams’ Scotland stores to close permanently after lockdown

UK-based department store chain Debenhams has announced that all 15 of its stores in Scotland will close permanently after lockdown…

SRC says 13,000 retail jobs were lost between 2016 and 2018

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has revealed that 13,000 retail jobs were lost between 2016 and 2018 and 320 shops…

Scotland passes new law to protect shop workers from abuse

The Scottish Parliament has passed a new legislation that protects the country’s retail store workers from violence, threats and abuse.…

BHF’s shops in Northern Ireland and Scotland to reopen this week

British Heart Foundation (BHF) Northern Ireland and Tier 4 Scotland stores and shops are reportedly reopening on 11 December. The…

M&Co employs Deloitte to seek new investors

Scottish fashion and homeware chain store M&Co, a subsidiary of Mackays Stores Group, has employed Deloitte to search for new…

SPAR Scotland partner CJ Lang & Son offers click-and-collect service

SPAR Scotland’s partner CJ Lang & Son is offering new click-and-collect service to provide more convenience to its trade customers…

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