Retail

Town shop accepts gift voucher issued way back in 1980s

GIFT token expiry dates are the bane of many a modern consumer, but it’s not something that will trouble shoppers at Harry’s Department Store – which has just redeemed a token issued some 34 years ago. The shop, a fixture on Lerwick Commercial Street for almost 60 years, last week accepted two several-decades-old gift tokens […] Shetland News …


What sort of community do we want? MP asks, while urging planners to reject plans for two new Co-op supermarkets

SHETLAND’s “delicate” and “distinctive” economic eco-system is under threat should plans for two new supermarkets get the go-ahead. That is the view of Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael, who earlier this week met with the local retailers, food producers and wholesalers who are worried about the “existential threat” two new Co-op convenience stores at Scalloway […] Shetland News …