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Get the whole picture
02 October, 2009

Software firm CV Retail is targeting UK forecourt operators with its online accountancy service CounterBooks. The company says it aims to give retailers an 'up-to-the-minute overview of the whole business' by not just looking at the profit margins on sales but the overall profitability of the business.

Husky goes green
02 October, 2009

Husky says it has given its long-established bottle and snack cooler range a major eco upgrade.

Sports and energy drinks race towards £1bn mark
02 October, 2009

Sales of sports and energy drinks in the UK are racing towards the £1bn mark according to Mintel's new Sports and Energy Drinks UK 2009 report. This reveals that sales increased by 51% between 2004 and 2008. And last year sales grew by 10%, to reach £941m.

Cadbury's new nibble
02 October, 2009

Cadbury has added Cadbury Dairy Milk (CDM) Caramel Nibbles to its bitesize range.

Festive snacks galore
02 October, 2009

United Biscuits is promising retailers a 'must stock' range of festive snacks.

Max's burger appeal
02 October, 2009

Walkers has relaunched its Max range with new packaging for better shelf standout, the removal of MSG, artificial colours and preservatives, as well as a new flavour.

Ginsters' meaty eats
02 October, 2009

Ginsters is relaunching its 180g individual boxed pies with new packaging and two new additions.

Lucozade's on Alert
02 October, 2009

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is launching Lucozade Alert Plus energy shots backed by a £6m spend.

Winston flies into UK
02 October, 2009

JTI is bringing Winston, its number one global flagship brand, to the UK. According to Euromonitor data, Winston is the world's number two best-selling cigarette so JTI reckons it has great potential in the UK. It is available now in the Greater London area.

Budgens' £1 deals
02 October, 2009

Budgens has introduced a number of value-for-money £1 price points across its own-label bakery range. Deals include crusty white roll four-pack down from £1.29 to £1; demi baguettes three-pack down from £1.19 to £1; and Belgian buns twin pack down from £1.19 to £1.

Has the Government's shock announcement to bring forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered vehicles - as well as hybrids - to 2035 or even earlier caused concern and disruption to your future forecourt development plans?