All Esso articles – Page 6

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    Calanike opts for Esso on nine former BP sites


    Top 50 Indie Calanike Retail is rebranding nine BP sites to Esso, with two more sites - both Jet branded - following suit to Esso later in the year. Kenny Webster, managing director of Calanike, which has 19 sites, explained: "We are delighted to be joining forces with Esso. ...

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    Esso and Tchibo withdraw Nazi slogan posters


    Tchibo and Esso have withdrawn advertising posters at petrol stations after discovering they featured a slogan which was used by the Nazis on the gate at the Buchenwald concentration camp. The ad campaign, which began in early January, used the expression ’Jedem den Seinen’, which can be translated as ...

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    Esso goes for Mobil


    ExxonMobil is moving to a 100% Mobil offering in its Esso forecourts. The company says the move is in response to an increasing number of vehicles requiring specific grades of oil - in most cases synthetic oil. The Mobil range will give drivers a comprehensive choice of premium oil and ...

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    Esso moves to 100% Mobil


    ExxonMobil is to focus on its premier lubricant brand by moving to a 100% Mobil offering at Esso sites. The company said the decision was in response to an increasing number of vehicles requiring specific grades of oil, and in most cases a specialised synthetic oil. ExxonMobil will now solely ...

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    Biofuels the hottest topic at Esso forum


    Concerns over handling biofuels on the forecourt were the hot topic at last month’s Esso Dealer Forum, which was themed ’In Good Company’. The two-day event, held at The Belfry hotel in the West Midlands last month, included a series of seminars on topical issues, with the biofuels seminar proving ...

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    Esso hopes drivers will work through Shell strike


    Esso has reassured its retailers that it has “contingency plans” in place if the threatened strike by Shell drivers goes ahead this week. Karen Dickens, Esso’s executive director, fuels marketing UK Ireland, said she hoped drivers would work through the industrial action to maintain supplies and get product ...

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    Esso woos dealers at Top Indies dinner


    Dealers will continue to grow in size, and Esso is keen to work with them to ensure “we are all here to stay”, stressed Karen Dickens, Esso’s executive director, fuels marketing UK Ireland, in her opening address at the Top Indies dinner in Birmingham last night. She told ...

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    Esso logo top indies


  • In the surgery this month - Esso On the Run, Banbury, Oxfordshire

    In the surgery this month - Esso On the Run, Banbury, Oxfordshire


    GENERAL APPEARANCE: As it’s over a year since I visited an Esso On the Run site, I decided to ’stealthcheck’ the next one I saw. Just on the southern edge of Banbury, on the A4260 Oxford Road, I saw the distinctive pole of an Esso On the Run and pulled ...

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    Esso ’On the Run’ joins ACS


    Esso has joined the Association of Convenience Stores with its On the Run convenience format. Since launching On the Run in the UK Esso will have over 90 stores by the end of 2007. James Lowman, chief executive, said: “I am delighted that Esso has joined ACS with its On ...

  • Health tick for Esso

    Health tick for Esso


    Esso is responding to the nation’s growing obesity concerns by launching a new labelling scheme and a series of promotions to highlight healthier product choices in its company-owned stores. The ’Healthier Options’ tick scheme will appear in On the Run and Snack and Shop stores from this month. A Healthy ...

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    Esso launches healthy options branding


    Esso will be highlighting healthier product choices in its company stores from September. A ‘healthy option tick’ will appear permanently on pricing strips in front of SKUs with ‘better for you’ credentials. Gondola end promotions will be used to launch the scheme.

  • Shop Doctor: ’Your Store’ Esso site, Sompting, Sussex

    Shop Doctor: ’Your Store’ Esso site, Sompting, Sussex


    Travelling from Worthing to Brighton, on the A27 just past Sompting, I made a stealthcheck on a Your Store Esso site. The forecourt is only some 50 metres off the A27 but it is very much a neighbourhood site. Forecourt: I needed to refuel and having rejected the many corporate-owned ...

  • Esso on the hunt for new dealers

    Esso on the hunt for new dealers


    Esso is embarking on a recruitment campaign in the new year to sign up new dealers. Timo Halonen, the company’s dealer-owned service station manager for the UK and Ireland, said: “We’re here and we’re in business. We haven’t communicated our message well, but we’re now on a new regime to ...

  • Esso gets back on track

    Esso gets back on track


    Much has been said about what Esso may or may not be up to in the UK – is it staying, going, losing its way? So who better to tell us than the proverbial horse’s mouth – Martin Todd, the company’s executive director of fuels marketing in the UK and ...

  • Esso Gate Services Faversham, Kent

    Esso Gate Services Faversham, Kent


    Judged by any standard the Esso Gate Services filling station and shop near Faversham, Kent is a busy site. But judged by my standards – and the look of shock-horror on the faces of many motorists and shoppers I saw during my visit – it is a dump. Esso should ...

  • Esso pulls out of Northern Ireland

    Esso pulls out of Northern Ireland


    Esso is to pull out of Northern Ireland following the announcement by Maxol that it is to acquire 13 Esso company-owned forecourts in the region. The purchase is part of Maxol’s all-Ireland development strategy, and it plans a £5m modernisation programme for the sites. The move increases its number of ...

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    Esso licensee case dismissed on appeal


    The lengthy fight by a group of former Esso licensees who felt they had been seriously wronged by the oil major, finally ground to a halt last month when the appeal against an earlier judgement in Esso’s favour was dismissed. The much-publicised case, which, in its original trial covered three ...

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    Esso injects Energy into its fuel brand


    Esso is introducing a new fuel brand name ‘Energy’, which is currently being rolled out throughout its network in time for a new advertising campaign. The new brand ‘Fuel System Energy’ has been unveiled to coincide with fuel improvements and to help the company create a stir in the marketplace, ...

  • Spar is tops at Esso

    Spar is tops at Esso


    Spar has been recommended as the symbol group supplier of choice for independent Esso dealers. The decision by Esso’s dealer division and Spar was announced at a meeting at the Bridgend Garage in Auchinleck , Scotland, owned by Jean Allardyce, which has a successful Spar store. Spar already supplies 36 ...