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March

Police presence at Total site works for everyone
02 March, 2010

Total is paying for a mobile police station that has been set up on one of its forecourts to combat anti-social

Final countdown
02 March, 2010

 

Shot in the arm
02 March, 2010

It's not often that a new product category comes along that's ideal for your trading sector but that's exactly what's happened with energy shots. They're the little brother to energy drinks smaller and easier to consume and ideal for placing next to the till. For consumers they offer instant energy and, for retailers, instant profits.

Glass act
02 March, 2010

If you're lucky enough to have an off licence in your forecourt store, you need to make the most of it. That means stocking the big brands that your customers will immediately recognise the ones that are advertised. You may not be able to compete with the grocery mults on 'pile it high, sell it cheap' beer promotions but you can offer the names that your customers know, and it will be convenient for them to pick up a nicely chilled four-pack from your store.

Light my fire
02 March, 2010

One thing's for certain this summer: nobody knows what the weather will bring. But whether it's a heatwave or a wash-out, forecourts are perfectly placed to profit from the unpredictability of the great British summer. And that includes having products for those impromptu barbecues.

Murco adds four more sites to its network in Scotland
02 March, 2010

Murco Petroleum is expanding its Scottish network with four more sites,

Last chance to push for rates rethink
02 March, 2010

RMI Petrol is urging retailers to continue piling pressure on their MPs as the April 1 business rates deadline looms.

Jet winners aim high with award
02 March, 2010

Jet has announced the winners of its annual Aim Hi awards, which recognise commitment to offering friendly, efficient and safe service in the local

in brief
02 March, 2010

 

Forecourt friends get in the pink for charity
02 March, 2010

During the floods that hit Cumbria last November, staff at Fairfield Garage in Cockermouth went out of their way to

Amid all the political turmoil, do you feel as prepared as you can be for EU exit on October 31, deal or no deal?