Scottish Retail Consortium
The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has called on the Scottish Government to take bold steps to deliver an economic stimulus package in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 1 June 2020
The Scottish Government has issued guidance for the manufacturing and retail industries detailing the steps to be taken as Scotland eases its lockdown restrictions.
Published 27 May 2020
A route map setting out a phased approach to easing lockdown restrictions while still suppressing coronavirus has been published by the Scottish Government.
Published 22 May 2020
Total sales in Scotland have plummeted by 40.3% compared with April last year, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor.
Published 20 May 2020
Eilidh Mactier, real estate associate at law firm CMS, details how diversification may shape the future of retailers and restaurants in Scotland after the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 5 May 2020
Scotland's chief statistician has released statistics showing that the amount of retail goods bought in Scotland fell by -1.1% during January to March 2020.
Published 29 April 2020
The Scottish Government has awarded £388 million to businesses in Scotland according to the latest figures published today which highlight the volume and value of grants being awarded under its 'Retail, Hospitality & Leisure' and 'Small Businesses' coronavirus grants schemes.
Published 24 April 2020
Scottish retail sales have declined by 13.0% compared with March last year, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor.
Published 22 April 2020
The Scottish Government has announced that it will make a further £220 million of grants available for businesses including those with multiple branches after business objections that Scotland did not match the English support scheme.
Published 15 April 2020
The Scottish Government has implemented a 100% business rates relief for retail, hospitality and leisure premises for the next 12 months, in a move which the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has labelled as a 'shot in the arm' for the retail sector.
Published 7 April 2020
Poor weather across Scotland has decreased retail demand in Scotland, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium and KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor for February 2020.
Published 18 March 2020
Scottish retailers have raised or donated over £18.1 million in 2019 for good causes in Scotland, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium's (SRC) fourth annual report into charitable giving.
Published 12 February 2020
MSPs have rejected the proposed changes to the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill which suggested giving local authorities the power to set business rates.
Published 5 February 2020
Retail sales over the two months of November and December, outside of the Black Friday distortions, decreased by 0.9% according to the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) - KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor.
Published 15 January 2020
The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have both written to MSPs expressing their views on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill.
Published 15 January 2020