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Forecourt Trader (Magazine)

Forecourt Trader is the major source of information for the petrol-retailing sector. Targeted at independent retailers, all those connected to the industry seek it out for its strong mix of news, industry and retailer profiles, as well as scheduled features and regular columns that cover all categories of a service station operation at length, on both the forecourt and shop side of the business.

Projects such as the annual Fuel Market Review, Top 50 Independents, and the prestigious Forecourt Trader Awards are major landmarks through­out the year. In addition The Forecourt Show runs every alternate year.

Three email newsletters each week keep registered readers up-to-date with what’s happening in the industry, as well as providing the latest news on products, promotions, equipment and business services. 

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Latest industry news from Forecourt Trader (Magazine)

25.03.2019

Bid by supermarkets to keep merger afloat will lead to many forecourt closures, says PRA

Sainsbury's and Asda's response to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) threatens the livelihoods of many independent petrol retailers across the UK, according to the PRA.

22.03.2019

Ford accelerates plans for electric car production

Ford is expanding production of all-electric vehicles after deciding that rapid growth in market meant it needed to accelerate its plans.

22.03.2019

Applegreen UK wins award for online recruitment

Applegreen UK and Blue Octopus, an online recruitment specialist, have won an award at the 15th annual Onrec Annual Online Recruitment Awards.

22.03.2019

Roadchef introduces flexible income scheme at three sites

Motorway services operator Roadchef has become one of the UK's first employers to provide employees with access to a flexible income.

22.03.2019

Thieves rip ATM from forecourt while site is open

Thieves have ripped out an ATM from a petrol station shop, causing extensive damage to the building, even though it was open and two staff were inside at the time.

22.03.2019

Parliamentary inquiry looks into introducing E10

A Parliamentary committee of MPs and peers has launched an inquiry into introducing E10 in the UK.

22.03.2019

Applegreen turnover increases to €2.0bn

Applegreen plc has announced group revenue increased by 41% to €2.0bn for the year ended 31 December 2018.

22.03.2019

BP opens UK's largest universal rapid charging hub for EVs

The UK’s largest universal rapid charging hub for electric vehicles has been inaugurated by Milton Keynes Council and BP Chargemaster, which is operating the hub on Polar, the largest public charging network in the UK.

20.03.2019

Maxol completes £250k site redevelopment

Maxol, Northern Ireland’s leading family owned forecourt and convenience retailer, has completed a re-development and expansion of its Rosepark Service Station following an

19.03.2019

Sainsbury's and Asda make fuel price strategy commitments to convince CMA over proposed merger

Sainsbury’s has confirmed that it will cap its fuel gross profit margin to no more than 3.5 pence per litre for five years, while Asda will guarantee its existing fuel pricing strategy, in a strong rebuttal to the findings of the Competiton and Markets Authority (CMA).

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