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January

Bishop Retail sold
10 January, 2012

Top 50 Indie Bishop Retail has been sold to to KSC Worldwide Ltd, following completion of a deal with the Stamford Group. The sale will see KSC take ownership of the nine sites in the North East of England trading under the Harvest Energy and Mace brands.

Ronson awarded a CBE
10 January, 2012

Drivers will cut car use
10 January, 2012

Petrol sales, which were down 2.4bn litres in the first nine months of 2011 compared to 2008, look set to collapse further in 2012, according to a new report by the AA.

in brief
10 January, 2012

Rebate registration

Minister sure of 'no site closures' with new rules
10 January, 2012

The new Fuel Vapour Recovery Stage II EU directive came into force on January 1, 2012, following consultations with local authorities and industry bodies, in particular RMI Petrol. Environment minister John Taylor confirmed that the new requirements would apply to all but the smallest new petrol stations from this year; to larger existing petrol stations from the end of 2018; and to most existing petrol stations that undergo any major refurbishments also from this year.

BOSS pioneers project to stop rural crime
10 January, 2012

BOSS has launched a pioneering project with Strathclyde Police to help fuel retailers in rural communities tackle crime on their sites.

James Lowman
10 January, 2012

Predictions are a fraught business, particularly when they concern politics. Last year brought events that none of us were expecting, chief among them were the August riots. This year will surely throw up more surprises, but this is my view on some of the landmark announcements in our sector that will dominate over the coming year.

Euro Garages' new Starbucks deal
10 January, 2012

Starbucks will open 200 new drive-thru outlets in the next five years 100 of which will be operated under licence by Top 50 Indie Euro Garages.

Allstar sold to FleetCor
10 January, 2012

Arval UK has announced the sale of its AllStar fuel card business to FleetCor Technologies, a leading independent global fleet card provider, for £194m.

What's in store?
10 January, 2012

This coming year will see the growing trend towards market consolidation, according to Adam Wadlow, partner at property specialist BarberWadlow.

Following a deal agreed with Harvest Energy, do you think it will be good to see the Total brand returning to UK forecourts?