Pete Cheema, chief executive of the Scottish Grocers Federation, brings the latest view from the lobbying group.

SGF chief executive Pete Cheema

Reality check

By Pete Cheema

The government needs to recognise the implications of its policies on small stores, argues SGF chief executive Pete Cheema.  

SGF chief executive Pete Cheema

Fighting for access to cash

By Pete Cheema

The convenience sector needs to fight to keep shoppers’ access to cash, the SGF’s Pete Cheema argues.

SGF chief executive Pete Cheema

Staff costs demand attention

By Pete Cheema

The stress of working in the convenience sector needs urgent attention, SGF chief executive Pete Cheema argues.

SGF chief executive Pete Cheema

Growing concerns

By Pete Cheema

ATM closures and bank restructuring are causing issues that need addressing, Pete says.

Pete Cheema

Silver linings

By Pete Cheema

There are several key indicators which mean that year 2019 could be a profitable one for convenience stores.

Pete Cheema

War on snacks?

By Pete Cheema

Restrictions on promotions of snacks and confectionery need to work for all parties, argues Pete.

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