Comment: Scottish independence is opposed by British retailers

Retail in Scotland is big business and, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium, employs 255,000 Scots – 14% of the country’s total private-sector workforce.

In the lead-up to the Scottish referendum,  how can retailers rig an election, make some money and still keep Scotland in the Union?

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