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April

Best in show at IFFE
03 April, 2009

Visitors flocked to the International Forecourt & Fuel Equipment (IFFE) show at the Birmingham NEC last month.

Park Garage Group opts for Scheidt & Bachmann
03 April, 2009

Park Garage Group has become the first retailer to install Scheidt & Bachmann fuel pumps at a site in the UK.

Xmo expands fleet
03 April, 2009

Sign installation and maintenance company Xmo Strata said it has added to its fleet of cherry pickers due to increased demand for refurbishment work.

Safety first at Asda
03 April, 2009

Asda has decided that all contractors working on its forecourts must carry safety passports.

New car wash offer
03 April, 2009

A Shropshire-based company is supplying touchless car wash systems from the US.

There's nothing soft about the soft drinks market
03 April, 2009

Despite poor weather and a slowing economy, sales of soft drinks did not fare too badly last year. According to the 2009 Britvic Soft Drinks Report, UK sales reached £8.4bn across all channels, a figure that was down just 1% on the previous year.

Red Bull goes large
03 April, 2009

Red Bull, known for its distinctive 355ml can, is now available in a larger 473ml version. The new size was chosen as it retains the slim-line look. Rrp is £1.99.

Galaxy takes biscuit
03 April, 2009

Following the success of the Galaxy Cookie Crumble sharing bar, a new single 45g version has been launched. Bars contain real Italian cookie pieces and retail at 49p.

Camel gets funky
03 April, 2009

JTI is introducing limited-edition 'World Inside' designs for Camel cigarettes across the independent and wholesale channels.

Bitesize trio
03 April, 2009

Cadbury is launching a bitesize range. Clusters (cornflakes and raisins in chocolate) come in small bags, rrp 50p while Clusters, Raisins and Peanuts, come in large bags, rrp £1.79.

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?