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April

Widespread interest in Gleaner Oils
30 April, 2012

Owners at Scottish fuel distributor Gleaner Oils have confirmed there has been considerable interest from potential buyers after it was put up for sale last month.

Government MPs told to vote in favour of Sunday Trading changes
30 April, 2012

Local shops are urging their MPs to vote down proposals to liberalise Sunday Trading rules across England and Wales.

Fuel prices – April 26, 2012
30 April, 2012

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Micros Systems to buy Torex
27 April, 2012

Leading retail technology provider Torex Retail Holdings is to be acquired by Micros Systems, which provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents.

RMI gets provisional 'no' to OFT inquiry into road fuel retailing
27 April, 2012

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced its provisional decision that it does not plan to launch a market study into UK road fuel retailing at this time.

Case for Sunday trading liberalisation “crumbling” as Lords vote
26 April, 2012

Local shops have called on Lords to reject moves to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions as figures released by the government fail to make a convincing case for the economic benefits.

Hammer attack at BP forecourt
26 April, 2012

Armed robbers knocked a forecourt worker unconscious with a hammer in an attack at the Silverdale BP site in Wilford, near Nottingham, on Wednesday morning. 

Shell to partner Costa Express on 550 forecourts
26 April, 2012

Costa Express and Shell UK have announced a long-term partnership to install Costa Express self-serve coffee bars in more than 550 Shell forecourts in the UK.

Delves family bid emotional farewell to Harry Tuffins
26 April, 2012

Harry Tuffins managing director Paul Delves said he had “mixed emotions” about leaving the business next Monday following the sale of the Top 50 Indie group to Midcounties Co-op.

Tanker drivers advised to reject proposals following vote at oil trades conference
26 April, 2012

Tanker drivers have been recommended to reject proposals tabled following eight days of talks at Acas, in a consultative ballot.

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?