AS Scotland gears up for the referendum on independence in 2014, the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is to explore the pros and cons of any ensuing changes from a business perspective – should Scotland vote for independence or choose not to – at its Annual Conference this summer.
The Tobacco Display Ban Guidance has been published by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Wholesale Association helping to shape the new legislation.
SWA member JW Gray & Co has launched a new ale specially crafted by the Orkney Brewery.
The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is warning that the Scottish Government’s confirmation yesterday of the “tight” April 2013 implementation date of the tobacco display ban for larger shops is already creating nervousness in the trade.
John Forteith, general manager of Forteith Foodservice in Oban, has joined the SWA Council.
The Scottish Wholesale Association is inviting applications from prospective mentees and mentors for its innovative, new Mentoring Programme.
SWA wholesale member JB Foods has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of three new trucks.
Independent retailers and wholesalers have rallied to back the Scottish Wholesale Association’s trade-only ‘Plain Nonsense’ campaign against the UK Government’s proposals to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes and tobacco products, with 3,000 supporting a “no change” option.
AN ambitious initiative by the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) to improve skills and nurture emerging talent within the wholesale industry has led to the launch of the Scottish Wholesale Association Mentoring and Training Trust.
WHOLESALERS must work hard to help retailers deal positively with the implications of new legislation, according to George Benson, president of the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA).