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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. 

Key Contacts

Merril Boulton Editor Tel: +44 (0)1293 610219 Email: 

Tim Shepley Commercial Manager Tel: +44 (0)1293 610337 Email: 

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Latest industry news from Forecourt Trader (Magazine)

19.07.2019

Call for action to tackle violence against shop workers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is calling on the Government to tackle violence against shopworkers as new police recorded crime figures show a rise in violence.

19.07.2019

Robber threatens forecourt cashier with lump of wood

A robber armed with a piece of wood has raided a BP filling station at Aintree, Liverpool.

19.07.2019

ACS gives evidence on cost pressure to Low Pay Commission

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has given oral evidence to the Low Pay Commission, detailing the impact that rising costs from wage increases have on the convenience sector and raising concerns about future wage rates.

19.07.2019

Aberdeen to introduce hydrogen powered double decker buses

A fleet of hydrogen-powered double decker buses is set to be introduced in Aberdeen, making it the first city in the world to use them, according to the council.

19.07.2019

Arrests at car wash on suspicion of modern slavery offences

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences at a car wash in Chesterfield.

19.07.2019

Co-op invests £2.5m in north Wales petrol station revamp

The Co-op is about to embark on a £2.5m investment in its petrol filling station in Coedpoeth, north Wales.

17.07.2019

ACS calls for rethink on bottle deposit return proposals

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged environment secretary Michael Gove to re-think his support for an “all-in” deposit return scheme in England and Wales.

17.07.2019

Ram raiders smash into store on Shell forecourt

Ram raiders have caused severe damage to the store on a Shell forecourt in Warwickshire.

17.07.2019

Fire destroys Simply Food store at BP site in Oxfordshire

An M&S Simply Food store on a BP forecourt in Oxfordshire has been destroyed in a fire.

17.07.2019

Sainsbury's repeats promotion offering 10ppl discount on fuel

Sainsbury’s has launched its second promotion in three weeks offering customers a discount of 10p per litre on fuel when they spend £60 or more on groceries at a Sainsbury’s supermarket or online between Thursday 18 and Tuesday 23 July. The last promotion ran from Thursday June 27 to Tuesday July 2.

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