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September

Sign of the times
06 September, 2007

Sign installation and maintenance company Xmo Strata has been made the exclusive UK agent for a new-generation sign refurbishment system.

The perfect gift
06 September, 2007

PayPoint retailers can now sign up to sell some of the UK's most popular gift cards. The Gift Card Programme follows a deal between Paypoint - which is now used by more than 1,200 forecourt operators in UK, and Coinstar E-Payment Services, an affiliate of Coinstar.

Waste not want not
06 September, 2007

Retailers are being encouraged to check out a website offering advice on dealing with waste.

Number cruncher
06 September, 2007

Balvin has developed the UK's first refuelling by Vehicle Number Recognition (VNR) system priced at less than £5,000.

I heard a Wispa...
06 September, 2007

Get ready for a trip down memory lane - Wispa is being relaunched.

Wholesome snacks
06 September, 2007

Walkers is launching Sunbites, its first ever wholegrain snack. Made with whole wheat, whole oats and whole corn, they contain 30% less fat than regular crisps.

New Creations from Typhoo
06 September, 2007

Typhoo tea has been given a face-lift to modernise its image, plus there's a new range of fruit and herb teas. Typhoo Fruit Creations include orange & ginseng, known to enhance wellbeing; green rooibos & honey, renowned for its thirst-quenching properties; and a super-fruits infusion, a source of antioxidants with blueberry, blackberry & acai.

Guinness kicks off
06 September, 2007

Diageo GB is investing more than £6m in a new rugby-themed advertising campaign for Guinness to coincide with the World Cup. Entitled "Seconds from Greatness", it highlights the connection between the black stuff and rugby by drawing parallels between the enjoyment of great rugby moments and those of a pint of Guinness.

Galaxy makeover
06 September, 2007

Mars has relaunched its Galaxy bars with a new shape, packaging and a smoother taste.

A berry nice smoothie
06 September, 2007

Innocent has added a goji berry smoothie to its superfoods range.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?