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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)

17.09.2019

Fuel prices set to rise following Saudi attack

Joe Brough, owner of Offerton Green Service Station in Stockport, was interviewed on BBC Breakfast this morning about the likelihood of fuel prices rising on the forecourt, following the weekend attack on two major oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia - the world’s second biggest oil producer.

13.09.2019

Garner Group is crowned Forecourt Trader of the Year 2019

Garner Group has bagged the top award in forecourt retailing for the second time in five years.

11.09.2019

JTI removes 40th gantry from a retailer selling illegal tobacco

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has removed its 40th tobacco gantry from a retailer prosecuted for sales of illegal tobacco.

06.09.2019

Government proposes increase in minimum age to buy scratchcards

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has responded to two Parliamentary inquiries which are considering the future of the National Lottery.

06.09.2019

Attempt to steal ATM from Northern Irish forecourt fails

Detectives in Northern Ireland are investigating an attempted ATM theft from a service station in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, during the early hours of Thursday September 5.

06.09.2019

ACS calls for targeted approach to repeat offenders

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called for a more targeted approach to dealing with repeat offenders, after official figures from the Home Office show that retailers who experience crime are being targeted more often than in previous years.

06.09.2019

Cumbrian forecourt first recipient of site compliance window sticker

A Cumbrian forecourt has become the first in the UK to display a new site compliance window sticker.

06.09.2019

New business aims to provide EV charger network for Scotland

A new business, Forev, has been set up with the aim of providing a network of fast/rapid EV chargers throughout Scotland.

06.09.2019

Diesel decline slows but new car market is still down

The UK new car market fell marginally in August, with 1,521 fewer cars registered than in the same month last year, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

06.09.2019

Investors still keen on petrol station market says Christie & Co

Investors’ appetite for petrol filling stations and convenience stores remains very strong, according to the latest report from property adviser, Christie & Co.

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