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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.

Tesco forecourt

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.

Tesco petrol station

Tesco cuts 2ppl from petrol and diesel prices

Tesco stole a march on its major supermarket rivals this morning by announcing it is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by 2ppl at all of its petrol stations this afternoon.

Card-skimming device found on Tesco pump

A card skimming device has been found on a pay at pump machine on a supermarket forecourt in Fife, and police are warning members of the public to be wary of such devices in the Dunfermline area.

Sainsbury's petrol filling station

AA slams supermarkets price cuts charade

The fuel price cuts claimed by supermarkets earlier this week have been patchy, and in many cases below the 2ppl headline figure, according to the AA, which says non-supermarket retailers are undercutting superstores in some locations.

Supermarkets cut fuel prices by 2ppl

The four major supermarkets all announced price cuts of 2ppl on unleaded petrol and diesel effective from Tuesday March 14.

Knife man robs Tesco petrol station

Hampshire Police are appealing for information following a robbery at a service station in Dibden.

MFG Budgens site

Tesco agrees £3.7bn deal to buy Booker

Tesco has agreed a £3.7bn deal to buy wholesaler Booker, which owns the Londis, Budgens and Premier retail brands.

Woman killed on Tesco forecourt

A fatal crash on a Tesco forecourt on Monday January 9 is being investigated by officers from Police Scotland.

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 Fuel Prices 17 April 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East120.7367.90128.72118.72
East Midlands119.95131.24118.34
London120.8753.90129.98119.12
North East119.40130.73117.21
North West120.01128.97118.13
Northern Ireland119.1063.50117.39
Scotland119.90126.33117.67
South East121.0958.50129.83119.18
South West120.38128.30118.45
Wales119.75125.03118.03
West Midlands120.3661.57130.37118.53
Yorkshire & Humber119.72129.97118.08

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