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October

Final call for retailers to submit evidence to OFT
16 October, 2012

Retailers have until this Thursday (October 18) to express their concerns to the Office of Fair Trading in its call for information on the fuel retailing industry.

Topaz launches major new coffee campaign
16 October, 2012

Topaz has launched a major new advertising campaign which focuses on the quality of the company’s coffee offering.

Senior Conservative MP supports merchant account rates audit
16 October, 2012

Complex charges are putting businesses at a loss when it comes to choosing the right merchant service provider, and in many cases, companies are paying far higher rates than necessary by opting for their existing bank, according to the Card Processing Advisory Service (CPRAS).

New LPG site opens in Hemel Hempstead
15 October, 2012

An Autogas LPG refuelling facility has now opened at the newly rebranded Shell garage in Bourne End near Hemel Hempstead.

Winford Road Garage celebrates 45 years in business
15 October, 2012

Staff and customers at Winford Road Garage near Bristol have celebrated the business’ 45th anniversary with a day of fun.

ACS highlights community value of local shops to MPs
15 October, 2012

Every MP returning to Westminster today will, for the first time, be given comprehensive information about the economic and social value of local shops specific to their constituency.

RHA supports MP's Bill for fuel price transparency
15 October, 2012

The Road Haulage Association has expressed its support for the move by Robert Halfon, Tory MP for Harlow, who will tomorrow table a Private Members Bill to make fuel pricing more transparent.

New research reveals role of local shops in the community
12 October, 2012

New research published by ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) sheds new light on the economic and social contribution local shops make to communities up and down the country.

Costcutter launches new direct supplier website
12 October, 2012

Following the successful launch of its direct supplier directory, Costcutter Supermarkets Group has unveiled a new dedicated website giving retailers instant access to regional suppliers from across the United Kingdom.

OPW launches technical university for new Avance fuelling nozzle
12 October, 2012

OPW Fueling Components EMEA, a global business unit of OPW Fueling Components Group, has established a technical university dedicated to its Avance by OPW family of fuelling nozzles, breakaways and hoses.

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?