September 17th 2020 | Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh

Scottish Grocers' Federation

Formed in 1918, Sottish Grocers Federation is the national trade association for the independent convenience store industry in Scotland. There are almost 5,000 convenience stores in Scotland. They provide 44,000 jobs and contribute £530 million to Scotland’s economy each year in Gross Value Added. Local shops are vital community assets and we know that almost 85% of Scottish convenience retailers are regularly involved in community engagement activities. Community is at the heart of the convenience store industry in Scotland.