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Minister urged to act over ratings issue
26 July, 2010

RMI Petrol has seen progress in its fight against Business Rates valuations for sites by holding its first face-to-face

Tank robbers
26 July, 2010

There are two good reasons why forecourt operators need to take their wet-stock management seriously safety and the environment; and because it makes good business sense. So says Tokheim marketing manager, David MacHale.

Xmas time
26 July, 2010

For those of you thinking about giving up on Christmas confectionery and handing it over completely to the grocery mults, the advice from the experts is 'think again'. Jonathan Summerley, purchasing director at specialist confectionery cash and carry chain Hancocks, comments: "Competition will always come from the supermarkets for every seasonal event that surely demonstrates the existence of the opportunity if you choose to look positively at the situation."

Shell launches new 'breakthrough' fuels
26 July, 2010

Shell has teamed up with Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff to launch Shell FuelSave unleaded and diesel described

Calls for all road tolls to be scrapped
26 July, 2010

RMI Petrol has called on the government to cut road traffic congestion by scrapping all toll charges.

Who will be named Retailer Champion? You decide...
26 July, 2010

Our Forecourt Trader and P&H Retailer Champion award is back for 2010 by popular demand. Launched last year as

Hand car washes take 45% of market sales
26 July, 2010

Drivers spent £523m on car washes last year, according to a new report from Datamonitor. The research company

Motor Fuel Group chooses Mace for growth
26 July, 2010

Top 50 indie Motor Fuel Group has converted two former BP M&S sites to

Kay Group goes large in Clitheroe
26 July, 2010

Kay Group, the South Yorkshire-based

MPK leases latest site
26 July, 2010

Top 50 Indies retailer MPK Garages has leased a site in Cheadle, Staffordshire.

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?