• Sewell on the go harnesses the power of its staff to cut forecourt energy costs

  • PRA rectifies misconceptions around fuel pricing - again

  • Hendersons’ Mark McCammond shares food to go insights for Forecourt Trader Summit

  • Certas Energy opts for staff body cameras and instore poster campaign to combat anti-social behaviour

  • Issas borrowed EG money to fund private jets

  • COLUMNIST: The looming ban on disposable vapes will have unintended consequences

  • JP&S makes switch to Jet

  • PITSTOP: Inner Space Stations, Hull Road, York

  • Maxol plans to seek planning permission for another 20 ultra-rapid EV hubs across Ireland

  • FORECOURT TRADER SUMMIT: Don’t miss Gerry Welsh from Certas Energy talking about future fuels



PITSTOP: Inner Space Stations, Hull Road, York


With a Tardis at its entrance and Daleks and a Cyberman on its roof, Inner Space Stations certainly looks out of this world. However, a mystery shop of the 1,900 sq ft store, and its extensive site, shows that this York business has a very compelling, and down to earth offering.

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FORECOURT TRADER SUMMIT: Don’t miss Gerry Welsh from Certas Energy talking about future fuels


The unstoppable move to alternative fuels and electric vehicle charging will be central to the Forecourt Trader Summit talk by Gerry Welsh, head of emobility at Certas Energy.


COMMENT: As the PRA welcomes supermarket membership - how times have changed!


Time was when the mere mention of the term ‘supermarket’ - or ‘hypers’ as they were unaffectionately referred to by many - would spark an eye-rolling, frothing rage among long-suffering fuel retailers. 


SERVICE CENTRE: Ban the baddies and log all incidents

2024-02-08T13:11:00+00:00By Jac Roper

A forecourt operator in Scotland rang up about abusive customers throwing their weight around – especially when they had to queue. 

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FOCUS ON EASTER: Hatching a plan


Easter is early this year with Good Friday on March 29 and Easter Sunday on March 31, and this means fewer days to sell chocolate eggs, which in turn means getting them out on display early to tempt shoppers. And we all know that many of those shoppers who buy early, also eat early and therefore need to come back for more!


MONEY TALK: The only people to really benefit from real time fuel price notifications will be app and website developers

2024-02-05T11:28:00+00:00By Jan Mikula, EKW Group

It didn’t take very long into the new year for politicians to make themselves look either desperate for popularity or just plain silly, with their proposal to force fuel retailers to share price changes within 30 minutes.

  • How to prepare for EV power complexities

  • How to boost profits and simplify lubricant sales

  • How to harness the power of forecourt insurance

  • How to drive your healthy snacking sales

  • How forecourts can revolutionise payment services

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