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September

Three more join JPS Silver
04 September, 2012

mperial Tobacco's JPS Silver range has been extended with the launch of JPS Silver Superkings 10s and 20s, and JPS Blue Superkings 10s. Recommended retail prices are £6.40 for 20 and £3.28 for 10. Price-marked packs are available while stocks last, at £6.15 for 20 and £3.15 for 10.

Driving sales
04 September, 2012

The Sakura New Driver Starter Pack, available from Saxon, contains a collection of goodies for drivers who are taking to the road on their own for the first time.

Two new Cadbury lines hit the choccie shelves
04 September, 2012

Following the successful launch of Cadbury Dairy Milk (CDM) Bubbly earlier this year, Kraft Foods is launching a self-eat 90g bar with a rrp of 59p.

Fuel prices – August 31, 2012
04 September, 2012

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New transport secretary emerges from cabinet reshuffle
04 September, 2012

A new Secretary of State for Transport has been appointed following today's cabinet reshuffle. Justine Greening, who only took over as transport secretary from Philip Hammond in October, has been replaced by Patrick McLoughlin, former Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip. Greening now becomes international development secretary in the new cabinet.

Rude awakening
04 September, 2012

A new campaign from the TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) and the Petrol Retailers' Association (PRA) is giving motorists a much-needed wake-up call as it highlights the burden of excessive fuel taxes in a bid to raise pressure on the Treasury to cut fuel duty.

Shop Doctor: Tinkerbell Service Station, Barford St Martin, Wiltshire
04 September, 2012

GENERAL APPEARANCE: The BP/Spar Tinkerbell Service Station is just outside the village of Barford St Martin on the A30, almost at the mid-point between Salisbury and Shaftesbury.

Money Talk: Find out why you spend so much time in the red
04 September, 2012

This subject just won't go away it's a discussion that takes place on so many forecourts when dealers receive their latest management accounts: "You're telling me that my business is profitable, but I never have any cash, and my bank account is always overdrawn. One of us must be getting something wrong." The reality is, of course, that neither is wrong. It's entirely possible for a business to operate with normal levels of profit, but suffer from poor cash flow.

Service Centre: Jac Roper looks at two-tier pricing and who is willing to lend money
04 September, 2012

Texaco deal fuels debate

Buyers beware
04 September, 2012

Anyone who has acquired a petrol forecourt business will know that there are many different elements to keep in mind during the buying process, which keep both the buyer and their lawyers busy.

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?