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January

Heading for the top
10 January, 2012

Ramsay MacDonald is the new man appointed to take charge of the ever-growing fuel retailing business of GB Oils. He takes over at a critical point following the company's recent acquisition of the Total and Pace-branded dealer business.

Stick with it
10 January, 2012

It's a case of New Year, new flavours for chewing gum. Wrigley is adding evolution which is described as a sour-to-sweet citrus pear flavour to its 5 range. Extra is taking the fruity route with a new strawberry flavour while Perfetti Van Melle is adding skweez and ice crystal, among others, to its range. All these additions will no doubt add a bit of excitement to the category and catch the eye of impulse purchasers.

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?