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January

Service Centre: Pinning it down
06 January, 2006

I took an awareness trip in December deep into the murky world of Chip & PIN courtesy of Gerald Wooding who is responsible for card acceptance across the Texaco network.

Gulf Stream
06 January, 2006

While independent dealers suddenly seem the height of fashion with many major oil companies, they have long been a focus of the Gulf brand, which returned to the UK three years ago.

Neighbourhood Nobility
06 January, 2006

Standards in the neighbourhood category of the Forecourt Trader of the Year 2005 awards were extremely high, with two sites winning awards for the second year running. It showed that retailers haven’t let their success allow them to become complacent.

Flowing underground
06 January, 2006

Tanks and pipework might make up the unseen part of the forecourt, but nothing is more integral to the successful operation – and safety – of the site. Tanks and pipes are governed by strict regulations, which mean retailers must keep an up-to-date written risk assessment of underground equipment and commit to maintain it.

Kingsize opportunity
06 January, 2006

It’s been another challenging year for the tobacco industry as the legislative pressures pile on, but the category continues to do well and not least on forecourts.

DVD rental made easy
06 January, 2006

A DVD rental ‘business in a box’ has been launched by Original Video UK.

Evidently correct
06 January, 2006

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has issued new guidance for end-users to help them ensure that their digital CCTV images can be used as evidence in court. The BSIA Code of Practice aims to assist in the specification, selection, installation and operation of digital video recording equipment.

Evidently correct
06 January, 2006

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has issued new guidance for end-users to help them ensure that their digital CCTV images can be used as evidence in court. The BSIA Code of Practice aims to assist in the specification, selection, installation and operation of digital video recording equipment.

Arrival at Istobal
06 January, 2006

Car wash manufacturer Istobal has recently appointed Dave Lindon as its new business development director.

Intelligent safe
06 January, 2006

An intelligent POS safe is now available in the UK through Solutions Direct.

Following a deal agreed with Harvest Energy, do you think it will be good to see the Total brand returning to UK forecourts?