Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Tag: forecourts

Eight stores will become Spar

Sparkling new deal for Spar and Penny Petroleum

CJ Lang has brought eight more forecourt convenience stores over to Spar as part of a new deal with fuel group Penny Petroleum

Plenty to chew over

Statement raises questions for retailers

Tackle forecourt crime

FORECOURT crime will be the focus of much of the Petrol Retailers Association’s work in 2017, particularly around the operation of hand car washes. Speaking...

Seven up as Jet adds sites

FUEL brand Jet has expanded its network, adding seven new sites in recent months. The firm says the new sites have added a combined...

Bound by duty

NOTHING is certain but uncertainty in the world of fuel retailing. While oil prices, following a fairly tumultuous period, appear to have stabilised, the...

Rural postcodes pay off at pumps

THE second phase of the UK Government’s Rural Fuel Rebate Relief scheme has come into effect, which should mean cheaper fuel costs for motorists...

Forecourt formula

Carronvale Service Station in Larbert is the flagship and test bed forecourt of Certas Energy. Scottish Grocer’s John McNee visited the site and spoke...

‘Now is the time for indies to invest’

RAMSAY MacDonald, retail director of Certas Energy, has encouraged independent forecourt traders to invest now in their businesses to protect future margins. “After two...

‘No egos, no politics’

As he prepares to retire, Phillips 66’s Pete George reflects on what makes the company work. PETE George, managing director of Phillips 66 UK and...

90 Shell stations go to MFG

MOTOR Fuel Group, the partnership between Aberdeen oil tycoon Alasdair Locke and investment firm Patron Capital Partners, has acquired 90 petrol filling stations from...
Premier, forecourts, c-stores, convenience store,

Change to survive

Sebastian Nonis re-tied his independent Dundee filling station to fuel brand Jet last year. Once again he showed his commitment to a business that...
Brian Madderson, Petrol Retailers Association, forecourts, c-stores, convenience store,

2014 – a historic turning point?

CHAIRMAN of the Petrol Retailers Association Brian Madderson has suggested that 2014 may come to be viewed as a “watershed year” for the independent...
Spar, forecourts, c-stores, convenience store, shopping, service station,

Gala days for Spar in the Borders

ADAM Purves is a well-known name in the Borders. Established in 1879 as a blacksmith, the company moved into fuel and car sales, establishing...
forecourts, Gulf, garage, c-stores, convenience stores, Certas Energy

New recruits aim to broaden Gulf

CERTAS Energy has boosted its retail team with the appointment of two experienced managers. Ian Welch and Gary Conway, both former employees of Harvest Energy,...
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Nicolas jets off

NICOLAS Hamilton, the brother of Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, has been appointed as Jet’s ambassador for 2015. Nicolas, who has a form of...
British Retail Consortium, BRC, c-stores, convenience stores, forecourts, Petrol Retailers Association,

BRC hails ruling on card fees

BRITISH Retail Consortium members have welcomed the decision by European lawmakers to cap the cost of processing debit and credit card payments. The issue...

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