Scottish retailers experienced a “troubling” fall in sales last month, according to a report published today.
Major Scottish bus firm Alexander Dennis recorded record sales ahead of its £320 million takeover by a Canadian firm, newly published accounts show.
An ‘Easter bounce’ helped retailers in Scotland record their best monthly sales of the year in April.
Scottish retail sales were resilient in March as high street shops recorded positive growth.
Perthshire country fashion retailer The House of Bruar’s latest accounts have shown a 9.5% increase in sales to £29 million.
The construction and services group which is currently building out the controversial Site Six development at Dundee waterfront has posted strong profits growth.
The upturn in Scotland's energy sector is having a knock on effect for property markets in Tayside and Fife, it has emerged.
Online retail giant Amazon is creating 2,000 extra seasonal jobs at its Dunfermline site.
Motor dealer Arnold Clark has warned it expects further decline in the new car market as political and economic factors weigh on the sector.
A Dundee glass manufacturer said an improved sector outlook was helping it to bounce back after a difficult year.