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Co-op enters into exclusive talks with Nisa

An analyst has said a potential takeover of Nisa by the Co-op is a much better fit than a previously mooted deal with Sainsbury’s.

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Inquiry into Booker/Tesco deal expanded

The proposed merger between Tesco and Booker, which supplies the Premier, Londis and Budgens brands, is being referred for an in-depth, phase 2 investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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Petrol leaked from the Tesco service station into the River Irwell, Haslingden
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Tesco fined £8m for petrol leak from service station

Tesco has been fined £8m after a massive leak of petrol from one of its service stations.

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Big four supermarkets cut up to 2ppl off fuel prices

The big four supermarkets have all announced cuts of up to 2ppl in the price of unleaded petrol and diesel.

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Competition agency looks into Booker-Tesco deal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened its investigation into Tesco’s proposed acquisition of Booker.

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Business as usual leads to 'a good year' for Booker

The focus on ‘business as usual’ despite the looming proposed merger with Tesco has led to a 14% rise in operating profit for Booker of £176.1m for the year ending March 24, according to its chief executive Charles Wilson.

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The number of Tesco forecourts has fallen
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EI report confirms halt to decline in forecourt numbers

The Energy Institute (EI) has backed up Experian Catalist’s findings last year that the decline in UK forecourt numbers has ended.

Merril Boulton: Esso opportunity

So the final tranche of Esso's company- owned network is now the focus of ambitious forecourt entrepreneurs as the official push to sell the southern block of 200 sites gets under way. Whether they're new to the industry or established fuel retailers hoping to expand their networks, they will all be subject to Esso's lengthy and rigorous processes, so there won't be a conclusion to the bidding any time soon.

Prime locations

Esso's On the Run format will soon be consigned to the archives as the final tranche of the oil major's company-owned sites are put on the market, and it charts a new path to growth if not market leadership in the retail fuel market.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 11 September 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East120.35129.00119.55
East Midlands119.86129.58119.29
London120.5258.90130.58119.82
North East119.7959.90131.08119.43
North West120.04128.44119.52
Northern Ireland118.8763.50127.23118.22
Scotland119.94128.65119.20
South East120.54130.10119.82
South West120.37128.70119.51
Wales119.9059.90126.65119.23
West Midlands120.09129.80119.48
Yorkshire & Humber119.69130.32119.35

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