Scotland’s ban on multibuys ‘leads to’ drop in booze sales

SCOTS are drinking less alcohol as a result of the north-of-the-border ban on multibuy promotions, health chiefs claim. But they say Scots are still drinking...

Londis centralises confectionery supplier

Londis has launched the second stage of its centralisation plans with confectionery supplier, Bonds now being available for Londis retailers to order direct from...

This barmy police scheme for shoplifters is a looters’ charter!

A POLICE scheme to stop retailers reporting thefts worth under £50 has been branded ‘barmy’ and a ‘looters’ charter’ Police told businesses in west London’s...

Shopkeeper refuses to sell energy drinks to children

 A C-STORE has made energy drinks an age-restricted category following parents’ concerns about their effects. Trelawney Stores, in Plymouth, which is run by Nicki and...

CCTV captures horrifying moment as retailer is turned into a fireball

POLICE have released horrifying CCTV images of the moment a hardworking independent retailer was turned into a fireball by racist thugs who poured petrol...

EC nations challenge Scots’ minimum price for alcohol

SCOTLAND’S bid to bring in a minimum price for booze is being challenged by five European wine-producing countries. France, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Bulgaria are...

Boy attacks shopkeepers with bat in row over price of bottle of Coke

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy hit two shopkeepers with a wooden bat after being refused a Coke because he did not have enough money. The youngster hurled...

Cannes discovers Asia’s finest

TRS has been known for continuously bringing quality and excellence to the food industry but this time the Asian food giant aims to create...

Newsagents’ fury as terms are slashed yet again

NEWSAGENTS have hit out angrily after Scotland’s most popular newspaper, the Daily Record, became the latest of a string of titles to raise its...

Bus changes ‘will ruin small shops’

PLANS to re-route buses in Cambridge could put some of the city’s small retailers out of business. Vanessa Burkitt, who runs the long-established Catherine Jones...