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October

Retailers challenged to get into Halloween spirit
19 October, 2012

Mace and Cadbury are running a Halloween competition, challenging Mace retailers to create a spectacular Halloween display in-store.

New Forest venue for PRA regional meeting
18 October, 2012

The Petrol Retailers’ Association is heading to the New Forest in Hampshire for its next regional forum on Tuesday November 6.

Today is the deadline for OFT submissions
18 October, 2012

It's deadline day today for retailers to put their opinions forward to the Office of Fair Trading following its call for information on the fuel retailing industry.

Fuel tax transparency Bill to get second reading next month
18 October, 2012

A second reading of Robert Halfon’s Private Members Bill demanding fuel tax transparency is scheduled for November 30.

Queens Garage trumps fundraising target
17 October, 2012

Staff at Spar-branded Queens Garage in the village of Indian Queens, Cornwall, have raised £1,530 for Cancer Research following a special fundraising day.

MRH upgrades wash facilities with Istobal jet washes
17 October, 2012

Number-one indie MRH Retail has ordered 29 N’joywash machines from Istobal following a recent trial of the jet wash machines.

ACS urges caution over ban on card surcharges
17 October, 2012

ACS has welcomed government plans to ban above-cost card surcharges, but has warned about the burden on retailers if introduced early. 

Reducing fuel costs is top priority for many fleet businesses
17 October, 2012

Twenty five per cent of UK businesses employing over 1,000 staff have identified reducing fuel expenditure in an effort to cut costs, as their number one fleet priority, according to results of research by vehicle leasing and fleet management specialist ALD Automotive, conducted in conjunction with YouGov.

Online food and grocery sector set to double by 2017
17 October, 2012

The online food and grocery market is set to be worth £11.1bn by 2017, almost double its current value of £5.6bn, according to the latest research published by IGD at its Trading in a digital world conference. 

ACS calls for action on business rates
16 October, 2012

Reacting to today’s announcement of the Retail Price Index for September 2012, ACS has called on the government to take action to lift the burden on retailers.

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?