Six months after the sale of recreational cannabis was legalised in Canada, illicit products are undercutting legal stores by a “wide margin,” new price data released by Statistics Canada (StatCan) suggests.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is urging retailers in England and Wales to be on their guard against a new food hygiene rating scam which could leave them out of pocket and under pressure.
Just weeks before new Track and Trace laws designed to bring the illicit tobacco trade to heel are introduced, a fresh spate of retailers and individuals have been prosecuted for the crime.
Wilson Rea is reaping the rewards of a newly-installed hot food-to-go and milkshake station. The savvy retailer tells C-Store about his innovative offering, which has more than doubled his hot food turnover, and lets us in on the smart cost savings he has made along the way.
Investment in the Scotmid Co-operative Bankton store in Prestonpans, to the east of Edinburgh, has paid off with two awards in this year’s CRA.