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Scotland to move to Tier 3 restrictions on April 26

In Tuesday’s announcement, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that Scotland will move down to Tier 3 restrictions on Monday 26 April.  This includes the reopening of all non-essential shops and hospitality venues, as well as a lift of travel restrictions within the UK. From next Monday, 6 people from up to 6 households will be […]

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Racial bias in retail

There has long been a racial bias in retail, from racially profiling customers in corner shops, to a lack of diversity amongst make up products. The majority of people do not understand what a privilege it is to enter a shop and not have to worry about how you will be perceived by either the […]

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First Minister’s statement: return to ‘modified’ level 3 expected from April 26

In a statement on Tuesday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced further dates for lockdown easing, including lifting the ‘stay at home’ order from April 2 and the potential for the whole of Scotland to move down to level 3 by April 26, reaching level 0 by the end of June. The ‘stay at home’ guidance […]

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The death of window shopping: Is browsing a thing of the past?

As with the majority of things in today’s world, the pandemic has completely reshaped shopping as we know it. Gone are the days of blissful browsing through Armstrong’s: instead ‘armchair shopping’ has become the only way for us to get our fix of retail therapy, and with the hefty predictions of the long-term impacts of […]