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March

Morrisons reports record profits despite falling fuel sales
11 March, 2010

Morrisons has reported record profits despite seeing a fall in fuel sales. The Yorkshire-based supermarket group reported profits before tax of £858 million for the year

Chancellor urged to help small stores in Budget
10 March, 2010

Alastair Darling is expected to deliver the last Budget of this Parliament later

Spar launches new website for food and fitness
10 March, 2010

Spar (UK) Limited has launched a new consumer website aimed at enhancing

Sewell named in Top 10 UK employers
10 March, 2010

Sewell Group, which owns Hull-based independent retailer Sewell Retail, has

Chevron refinery put up for sale
10 March, 2010

Chevron has announced it is looking for a buyer for its Pembroke refinery

BP fined for underage petrol sales
10 March, 2010

BP Oil UK Limited has been fined £200 after admitting selling petrol to a

Motorists slash fuel spend
10 March, 2010

One in three motorists in the UK (one in five in Europe) are reducing their car journeys in order to slash their fuel

Dunne keeps Business Rates on Commons agenda
10 March, 2010

MP Philip Dunne has led a House of Commons debate on the potential devastating effect of the new Business Rates on petrol stations. Speaking in

Chinks of light beneath the gloom
02 March, 2010

Well, despite what seems to be an ongoing stream of insurmountable grief whether it's fuel pricing, the weather, business rates or some other impending legislative gloom it seems that underneath it all, you're really quite positive about the petrol retailing business.

Top indies cautious but upbeat
02 March, 2010

The Top 50 Indies sector has seen plenty of activity in the past year even though many retailers have opted to upgrade their existing networks rather than splash the cash on new acquisitions.

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?