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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)

28.04.2017

Sentinel roll-out boosts Jet's quality fuels offering

The premium fuels market is growing across the UK and certainly for the Jet brand, according to Graham Clout, retail sales manager at Phillips 66, speaking at this week’s Forecourt Show.

26.04.2017

NFDA calls for more electric charging points

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) is warning government and the automotive industry they will need to maintain their active encouragement for consumers to buy electric vehicles (EVs).

26.04.2017

Additional police drafted in after armed robbery in Hull

Extra police officers were drafted into East Hull after armed robbers raided a service station and a cyclist was also attacked.

26.04.2017

Intruders spray cashier with unknown substance

Hampshire Police are appealing after intruders sprayed an unknown substance into the face of a 25-year-old female cashier at the Courtesy filling station in Romsey Road, Cadnam.

26.04.2017

ACS chief sets out its priorities for election at Summit17

The Association of Convenience Stores has set out its priorities for government ahead of the election on June 8 and called on the sector to get involved to promote the work being done by convenience store owners and their staff in communities.

26.04.2017

Top 50 Indie Chartman shortlisted for Grocer Gold award

Top 50 Indie Chartman has been shortlisted as the Retail Chain of the Year 2017 in the prestigious Grocer Gold awards, run by Forecourt trader’s sister publication The Grocer.

26.04.2017

Rapleys predicts more closed forecourt sites will reopen

Property consultancy Rapleys LLP is predicting more former forecourt sites will be reopened after it secured the sale of a site that had been closed several years ago.

26.04.2017

Jos Richardson and Son completes £4m redevelopment

East Yorkshire-based Jos Richardson and Son will mark 125 years in business with the official opening of its new service station and truck stop development at Goole on May 5.

26.04.2017

Greenergy opens Thames Oilport for road-loading of diesel

Greenergy has begun road-loading of diesel and heating oil at Thames Oilport, giving it a supply location in the South East of England.

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