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Evaluating the impact of Minimum Unit Pricing in Scotland:  Observational study of small retailers

Study description

This is a mixed-method study that aims to understand small retailers’ experiences of MUP. Namely, how alcohol price, products and promotions change in these retailers after MUP is introduced, and the retailers experience of MUP. The study uses electronic till data, store audits and interviews with retailers and documentary review of retail trade press.

Reporting

This final report from the study was published in 2020. You can download the:

  • Research protocol for this study
  • Evaluating the impact of alcohol minimum unit pricing in Scotland: Observational study of small retailers (full report)
  • Evaluating the impact of alcohol minimum unit pricing in Scotland: Observational study of small retailers (briefing paper)

The membership of the Evaluation Advisory Group for this study can be found on our Evaluation Advisory Group page.