Tag Archives: Tourism

They’ll be Dancing in the Streets of Berwick

The SNP Government, in the form of Nicola Sturgeon, has announced today that the minimum price per unit of alcohol will be 50p in Scotland. With most party support and the inbuilt majority in any case, this will soon become … Continue reading

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A Food Tour of Scotland?

Taking my role as the American Collegiate Retailing Association’s “Member-at-Large” extremely seriously, ahead of the biennial EAERCD academic conference I recently joined a small (though obviously not-so-select) band on a five-day study tour of Northern Italian food retailing and food … Continue reading

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What am I, BID

The right place to start is by declaring an interest; I am a Board member of the company that encourages Business Improvement Districts (BIDS)  in Scotland and as such am highly supportive of BIDS as an activity. So my comments … Continue reading

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