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May

Fuel prices May 2004

Data supplied by Catalist Ltd

Retailers set to cash in at Londis

Forecourt retailers with Londis stores stand to pocket more than £30,000 following a new offer by Budgens owner Musgrave, to buy the symbol group.

Tesco starts rollout of green 'bio-fuel'

Tesco is claiming to be the first major retailer to bring biodiesel to customers around the UK, with its announcement of the start of a national roll-out of Greenergy GlobalDiesel.

Top UKPIA job for Hunt

Former Elf retail manager Chris Hunt has been appointed director general of UKPIA, the UK’s Petroleum Industry Association .

Texaco opts blueheath supply

Texaco has signed up delivered wholesaler Blueheath to handle grocery distribution to its forecourt sites throughout the UK.

BP reveals bid to be best in UK

BP wants to become the UK leader in convenience retailing, the oil company’s marketing director has told suppliers.

Gulf makes a big return to Scotland

Within weeks of relaunching the Gulf brand in Scotland, six dealers are retailing Gulf fuels and lubricants – with a further six expected to come on-stream before July.

Cashier threatened

A Total service station cashier said he feared for his life when a robber brandished a foot-long butcher’s knife in his face.

Check signage or face hefty fines

Retailers need to review their signage and labelling or face hefty fines under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), says labelling company Brother UK.

Roadchef sets new standards on M6 toll

A new era in improved motorway services has been promised with the recent opening of the only motorway service area on the new M6 Toll in the Midlands.

As ESSO and BP join Shell and Gulf in launching new loyalty programmes this year, are such schemes a key tool for businesses today?