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February

IFFE is a must for indies
31 January, 2011

The launch of Indie 5000, the project that targets single-site dealers or those with a handful of sites, is backed by an industry dinner at IFFE 2011 on Sunday February 27 as well as special presentations at the show. These include:

Survey says Tesco is top
31 January, 2011

Supermarket giant Tesco is the UK's favourite fuel retailer according to a new survey of motorists conducted by independent market analyst Datamonitor.

Mary Portas at Pro-Retail
31 January, 2011

New initiatives designed to showcase best-in-class retailing practice will feature alongside traditional favourites at Palmer and Harvey's Pro-Retail 2011.

in brief
31 January, 2011

 

Results of this month's online poll:
31 January, 2011

Is running a good convenience store business the only way for petrol retailers to survive in this current climate of high fuel prices?

Tobacco display ban is delayed in Scotland
31 January, 2011

Scotland's implementation of the tobacco display ban, due to come into force for larger retailers on October 1, will be delayed because of an ongoing legal challenge.

Cost of alcohol move branded unrealistic
31 January, 2011

The government has missed an opportunity to impose a realistic ban on the sale of below-cost alcohol, as the definition of the cost of alcoholic drinks announced last month will do nothing to prevent the very cheap supermarket promotions that such a ban is intended to address, says the FWD.

Staff turn blind eye to retail crime
31 January, 2011

One in 10 retail employees has committed a crime or failed to report a crime committed by colleagues against their employer in the last 12 months, reveals new research by G4S Secure Solutions.

Fuel prices hurt charities
31 January, 2011

Volunteer drivers say the cost of fuel is putting charities at risk. Drivers have warned charity chiefs that the 40p per mile allowance cannot cover the cost of using their own cars.

Ray of hope
31 January, 2011

Chancellor George Osborne has given the forecourt industry and UK motorists a glimmer of hope by saying he is considering cancelling the fuel duty increase due to take effect in April.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?