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September

Forecourts offer worst customer service, says survey
30 September, 2010

Less than 1% of shoppers think petrol stations deliver good customer service, according to a poll by Retail Eyes.

Disappointment at dismissal of tobacco petition
30 September, 2010

Scottish retailers have been left disappointed at the outcome of the Tobacco Display Judicial Review.

MPK signs up with Murco
30 September, 2010

Top 50 independent MPK Garages has signed a five-year supply agreement with Murco.

Disabled fuel thief jailed for three months
30 September, 2010

A disabled drug user has been jailed for stealing petrol from outlets across the East Midlands to fund his drugs habit.

Gohils take the top prize in this year's awards
23 September, 2010

Bhupa, Lata and Jay Gohil of Cosford Garage, Albrighton in the West Midlands, took the top prize at last night’s Forecourt Trader of the Year awards, held at the London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel.

CEM calls for ban on alcohol in forecourt shops
23 September, 2010

The College of Emergency Medicine (CEM) is calling for a ban on alcohol being sold in forecourt shops. The organisation wants increased measures

Energy drink escapes ad ban
23 September, 2010

A TV ad for Lucozade Alert Plus has escaped a ban despite 86 complaints about it to the Advertising Standards Authority. The commercial showed a

Global partnership for OPW and Fuelquest
23 September, 2010

OPW Fuel Management Systems, a business unit of OPW, and FuelQuest Inc, two of the industry’s premier fuel management solution providers, have

Forecourts warned over under-age petrol sales
16 September, 2010

Three South Lanarkshire forecourts have received formal warnings after petrol was sold to an under-age volunteer during a test-purchasing exercise.

Two more forecourts for Cardigan
16 September, 2010

Both Sainsbury and Tesco plan to open new forecourts in Cardigan, west Wales.

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?