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September

Selling power
02 September, 2013

The average household owns 17 devices five of which are powered by built-in batteries and 12 that are powered by replaceable batteries. These 12 devices, on average, require two batteries each which are replaced between two and three times a year. Therefore 4872 batteries are needed per household per year. But the places where those batteries are being bought has changed. The grocery multiples have been aggressive with their battery promotions for a long time now, however, more consumers are buying cells from the discounters, but it's a case of you get what you pay for!

Day in the Life: A great team spirit at GB Oils drives Ramsay on
02 September, 2013

I am not an early morning person but will invariably be up by 6am. I have an arrangement with 'Mrs Mac' that in return for helping our boys get ready for school, she makes me a hearty bowl of porridge. Yes, I have porridge every morning!

Tension set to push up prices
02 September, 2013

The PRA has called for a temporary reduction in fuel duty to take account of rising fuel prices caused by tension in the Middle East.

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?