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Women no fuel fools

WHO are more likely to cause a mini crisis on your forecourt by filling up with the wrong type of fuel, men or women? Well,...

Jet turns up the heat

JET’S 60th anniversary activity continues with a consumer promotion running until 7 September. Visitors to Jet forecourts will receive a code voucher to enter online,...
Certas Energy is using Scottish sites it bought in 2012 as a test bed for fuel retailing developments and forecourt store analysis.

Scottish sites aim to learn and teach

THE forecourt market may be challenging but there’s scope to succeed and a group of sites in Scotland might show the way forward. That’s what...

Counting on cash

ATM-using forecourt customers spend more than others and more than eight in 10 consumers plan shopping trips with ATM availability in mind, says new...

Brand, brand, voom

SYMBOL group Spar is continuing its programme to recruit forecourt businesses across the UK with a specialised package that includes Spar-branded fuel. The first...
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Supermarkets pump it up

After years of tax and wholesale price hikes, things were looking better in fuel retailing. But in petrol, things are rarely simple for very...
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What women want

Should you make special efforts to attract women to stop at your forecourt store and use it for a comprehensive shopping trip? An American...
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Rolling out the subs

BRANDED food to go, including hot food to go, is being tipped as one of the product and service categories with greatest potential for...
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Jet finds Scottish diamonds

SIX months into the brand’s 60th anniversary year, the team behind Jet reckons there’s plenty in Scotland to shout about. It says there’s a healthy...
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Official statistics support our case says FairFuel UK

FAIRFUEL UK, the campaign to reduce fuel taxes that’s backed by the Road Haulage Association, the RAC and others, has claimed that Government thinking...
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Drive-in darkness

Tobacco sales are hugely important to many forecourts. But next April will see tobacco retailing in all impulse outlets change dramatically when the tobacco...
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Making the change

Ian MacBean has operated the shop at the Old Toll Filling Station at Overtown, near Wishaw, successfully for several years. But can the site...
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No time to sit still at Silicon Glen station

11 years ago Polbeth Service Station joined Spar. The constantly improving owners have refitted, tweaked and renewed the store several times since then. DRIVERS in...
Pete George of Jet brand owner Phillips66 reckons the firm has a very strong story to tell on fuel security.

Still chasing Scottish sites

FUEL brand Jet is continuing its push to sign up new independent dealers and sees Scotland as now established as one of its core...
There are both challenges and opportunities ahead for forecourt businesses. But those that succeed will be those who have understood the market and who have worked to supply the range and services their different customers demand, argues Palmer & Harvey.

Forecourts have to grasp the market

FORECOURT sites with convenience stores have a major opportunity to achieve commercial success in the coming years but only if their operators know the...
Brian Madderson, chairman of the Petrol Retailers’ Association.

Better outlook for UK petrol retailing?

AFTER a very long period of tough trading circumstances for fuel retailers there have been signs that some things might be better than before,...