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June

in brief
04 June, 2013

Tesco runs loss leader

Euro Garages plans 69 more Subway outlets
04 June, 2013

The Subway brand and Euro Garages have announced plans to open a further 69 outlets across the group's existing 120-site forecourt estate by 2016. The companies say the expansion drive will create around 700 new jobs especially in areas of high unemployment. The new stores will bring the total number of Euro Garages sites with a Subway store to 100.

First forecourt store for Simply Fresh brand
04 June, 2013

The Simply Fresh symbol brand has opened its first store on a forecourt, in the rural village of Weare in Somerset.

Brian Madderson: chairman PRA
04 June, 2013

In March 2012, Bloomberg reported that a commission appointed by the G20 nations' finance ministers called for stricter regulation of price-reporting agencies (now confusingly referred to as PRA by the media) to prevent the manipulation of oil markets. At that time, a consultation document published by the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) said: "There is a risk that a price-reporting agencies benchmark price can be manipulated by the submission of false prices or by over- or under-stating volumes transacted."

Victory for BOSS with DVLA data
04 June, 2013

BOSS, the British Oil Security Syndicate, has announced a major success on behalf of fuel retailers by securing agreement from the DVLA to enable service stations to request and access registered vehicle keeper details from its database.

Irish site makes 72% savings on energy bills
04 June, 2013

Forecourt supermarket Nisa Islandbawn has become the first retailer in Northern Ireland to benefit from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

Tokheim Eye caters for unmanned sites
04 June, 2013

Tokheim has launched a new version of its Tokheim Eye forecourt monitoring/control system for unmanned sites.

PSD Codax adds a PIN-free payment terminal
04 June, 2013

PSD Codax, the developer of token-free control systems for car wash equipment, is introducing PIN-free payment solutions for forecourt retailers.

Praise for BigBrother
04 June, 2013

The latest version of the BigBrother CCTV security system, which was launched by WashTec at The Forecourt Show in April, is already making a mark on forecourt crime the company claims.

Enhanced level of safety with submersible pump
04 June, 2013

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has released an upgraded version of its Red Jacket 4" Submersible Turbine Pump range.

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?