Ascona Group, one of the UK’s fastest-growing forecourt operators, has reached 50 sites in the UK with an acquisition in Nuneaton, the BP branded Anker Service Station, and secured backing from Crestline Europe and Nash Business Capital to more than
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Forecourt retailing accounts for a large slice of business in the Uk, find out what they are doing & how they are innovating to keep the sector alive
Hand-protection dispensers offered free to forecourts internationally in battle to prevent spread of pandemic
GripHero, the maker of the world’s only static-safe hand-protection and on-the-nozzle dispensers for fuel pumps and fuel bays, has announced that it is offering its dispensers free to forecourts across the globe. The announcement comes as more transmissible variants of
GRIDSERVE today announces that the UK’s first Electric Forecourt near Braintree, Essex, is open for business, representing a major breakthrough for massive expansion of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in the UK.
INA Group, the leading oil and gas company in Croatia with the largest modern retail network in the region, has launched INA LOYALTY, a novel digital customer loyalty scheme, offering discounts on fuel as well as rewards, benefits and special
Applegreen, the roadside convenience retailer, has reported a "resilient performance" for the six months to 30 June in an unprecedented environment where COVID-19 impacted all of its markets.
Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the UK’s largest independent forecourt operator, has just opened a new-to-industry station on Jersey. Operated under MFG’s Roberts Garages brand, Roberts West is MFG’s fourth station on the island.
Applegreen has announced that it is part of a consortium - Empire State Thruway Partners - which has been awarded and signed a conditional 33-year lease for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of the 27 motorway service areas
The JET fuel brand is today launching a new TV campaign, the first in over 20 years, that captures how JET champions the driver – providing all the essentials they need to Keep On Moving.
JET Abbotsinch is located in the heart of Renfrew’s community on Inchinnan Road, and is much more than just a filling station. It is Renfrew based and operates 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Henderson Technology is
Dunningsbridge Service Station, a Costcutter and BP branded forecourt in Bootle, Liverpool, has become the latest retailer to install the award-winning EDGEPoS system onsite.
The Co-op’s petrol station and food store in Liversedge has re-launched following a £1.1M investment to extend and improve the store to better serve the community.
Forecourt retailer Applegreen reports the business has continued to trade ahead of its COVID19 projections for both May and June. It said performance has been aided by strong store sales in the local petrol filling station sites, good fuel
Lockdown may have prevented Penrith’s Davidsons Garage & KeyStore More celebrating its biggest refurbishment for 10 years with a family open day but customers – new and old – have been flocking to the new-look Scotland Road – the first
BP has decided to adopt the Real Living Wage (RLW) and from August 1 will pay all its directly-employed UK retail staff the RLW, as set by the Living Wage Foundation (https://www.livingwage.org.uk/).
GripHero, the maker of the world’s only fuel-nozzle mounted hand-protection dispenser, has announced its first network roll-out in the U.S with North America’s convenience store and fuel chain Thorntons. Installed to enhance customer safety by minimising the potential transfer of
Fuel supplier Certas Energy has launched Certas Energy Dealer Rewards, a new online resource that offers free access to personal wellbeing tools, learning courses and discounts from leading brands.
Today, MOL Group announced its financial results for Q1 2020. Large inventory and foreign exchange losses resulted in MOL reporting a USD 152mn net loss for Q1, the first sign of the pandemic-related crisis. Underlying operations were running strong until
To support the tireless efforts of the UK’s blue light services, fuel supplier Certas Energy is offering free hot drinks to all NHS and emergency service workers visiting its petrol stations across the country.
BOSS – the British Oil Security Syndicate, has recorded a significant reduction in forecourt crime incident reports during the first full weekend of the coronavirus lockdown. The news comes as BOSS releases the results of the latest Forecourt Crime
In the last week alone, over a thousand forecourts globally have taken Devon-based GripHero up on its offer of providing hand-protection dispensers free to protect their customers from the transmission of Covid-19 at the fuel pump.
Drive offs from petrol stations increase 20% over the weekend as BOSS implements resilience procedures
BOSS – the British Oil Security Syndicate, has implemented its resilience procedures to ensure that it is able to provide forecourt operators with a full level of service during the coronavirus crisis. The move comes as BOSS has recorded an
BP’s Wild Bean Café new franchise offer rolled out to five sites in 2019 – and set to expand further
Last year BP launched its Wild Bean Café coffee and food to go franchise to independent dealer partners within the BP network. The refreshed offer rolled out to five sites across the country with sites in Scotland, North
As part of its long-term strategy to grow its company-owned portfolio alongside the continued expansion of its dealer network, JET Retail UK Limited – a wholly-owned subsidiary company of Phillips 66 Limited – has acquired Millpool Service Station from independent
Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has just opened their exciting new-to-industry station in Creekmoor, Poole.
Dove Retail Ltd, a sister company of Intake Developments, has signed a supply contract with Phillips 66 Limited, the owner of the JET brand, for its first site, White Rose Service Station in Barnsley. The new-build site is predicted to have an annual