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June

Government approval for Trust My Garage
19 June, 2013

The Independent Garage Association’s (IGA) Trust My Garage (TMG) scheme is set to become a government-approved code specifically for the independent garage sector.

New food labelling deal announced
19 June, 2013

New food labelling to help consumers make healthier choices has been launched today by public health minister Anna Soubry.

Symonds strives for international award
19 June, 2013

Symonds Retail, winner of Forecourt Trader of the Year 2012 and Best Forecourt Loo 2013, is now seeking international recognition after clinching the Independent Retail Chain of the Year in last week’s Grocer Gold Awards 2013.

J&E targets convenience sector with new condensing units
14 June, 2013

Two new 'energy-efficient' digital scroll commercial condensing units targeting the convenience sector have been launched by J & E Hall.

ACS & PRA co-host July 4 forecourt seminar
14 June, 2013

Essential insights into the most effective ways for fuel retailers to succeed in a competitive market will be the prevailing theme at this year’s Forecourt Seminar, which takes place on July 4 at the King Power Stadium in Leicester.

Retail apprenticeship scheme set for summer rollout
14 June, 2013

A new scheme to help retailers and market traders to recruit talented apprentices is set to be launched across the UK this summer.

New trophy for Symonds
13 June, 2013

Symonds Retail, winner of Forecourt Trader of the Year 2012 and Best Forecourt Loo 2013, has now added Independent Retail Chain of the Year to its trophy cabinet following this week’s Grocer Gold Awards 2013.

Fuel pump crash closes petrol station
12 June, 2013

A Co-operative Food petrol station near Bournemouth has had to be evacuated after a car drove into one of the fuel pumps.

NFDA welcomes Consumer Rights Bill
12 June, 2013

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers across the UK, has welcomed the draft Consumer Rights Bill.

Motorcycle sales up marginally
12 June, 2013

Motorcycle sales increased slightly last month, but there is still a long road to recovery for the motorcycle market, according to Sue Robinson, director of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA), which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK.

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?