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Murco grants new pump maintenance contract to Premier
25 September, 2012

Murco Petroleum has announced that The Premier Group has been awarded a pump maintenance contract for its 231 company-owned stations throughout the UK.

New deals boost Esso-branded retail network by 20%
24 September, 2012

Esso has secured fuel supply deals with the UK’s two largest dealer groups in a move that the company says will boost the total number of Esso-branded retail sites by around 20% to more than 1,100 service stations.

RMI positive about Government plans for UK business bank
24 September, 2012

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) sees the introduction of a UK business bank as a positive step towards restoring financial stability within small and medium sized businesses, according to Sue Robinson, RMI director.

High-profile indie Jonathan James to exit forecourt operation
24 September, 2012

Former Forecourt Trader of the Year Jonathan James is to exit petrol station operation as his company James Graven & Sons leases its final two forecourts to BP.

OFT releases questionnaire in call for information on fuel retailing
21 September, 2012

Retailers have until October 17 to respond to an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) questionnaire issued today as part of its assessment of the UK petrol and diesel fuel sector to identify whether or not there are competition problems that it can tackle.

Dismay at "misleading" Watchdog programme on fuel prices
21 September, 2012

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) and forecourt retailers have reacted in dismay to a BBC1 Watchdog programme on wholesale fuel prices featuring AA president Edmund King.

Technology to help more small businesses remain competitive and avert closure
21 September, 2012

Cloud computing must remain at the centre of business strategies to combat the challenges associated with rising costs, according to computing firm Qubic.

Top 50 Indie Symonds is Forecourt Trader of the Year
21 September, 2012

Budgens of Wells, owned by Top 50 Indie, Symonds Forecourts, was revealed as this year’s Forecourt Trader of the Year at a glittering occasion at the London Hilton Hotel in Park Lane last night.

Westmorland wins Petroman system worth £18,000
20 September, 2012

Andy Smith, group forecourt manager of Westmorland, is the winner of the Forecourt Trader/Petroman competition for the installation of a full Petroman vapour saving system.

P&H launches exclusive meal deal offer
20 September, 2012

Palmer and Harvey has teamed up with Britvic and Walkers to offer its symbol retailers a meal deal offer to increase average basket spend and drive customer loyalty.

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?