Nisa-Today's has swept the board at the Scottish Grocer Awards with seven award-winning members and five being highly commended in eleven of the store categories.

Scooping the top accolade - at the awards held March 27 at the Hilton International Hotel in Glasgow - was Alex Currie who achieved the prestigious honour of Retailer of the Year for his qualities of leadership and decision-making.

T & G Giacopazzi attained the Non Symbol Off-Licence Store of the Year.

Other Nisa members that were recognised included Mace (Aberness), Countesswells - City Store of the Year. Mace Post Office, Bridge of Allan - Symbol Store of the Year and Keystore, Temple Post Office in Anniesland - Highly commended for New Store of the Year.

In addition, symbol retailers Costcutter and Londis who are both members of Nisa-Today's achieved success in various categories.

“Within all the award categories the standards have been higher than ever,” said editor of the Scottish grocer Alison McHarg. “Vision, commitment, planning, enthusiasm and hard work are the qualities that sorted out the ordinary from the excellent.”