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  • FT NCS 2019

    Forecourt Show set to partner other WRBM events next spring


    Next spring The Forecourt Show will combine with Food & Drink Expo, Farm Shop & Deli Show, The Ingredients Show, Foodex and the National Convenience Show to provide the largest, most important event of its type in 2021.

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    PRA goes online as pandemic forces cancellation of Business Breakout events


    The PRA is introducing a series of online Business Bulletins after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to cancel its autumn programme of Business Breakouts.

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    Top 50 Indies Dinner 2020

    Tuesday 25th February 2020 at The Belfry Hotel & Resort

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    Edge Petrol to host virtual forum


    Fuel pricing software specialist Edge Petrol is hosting a virtual event taking place this week comprising of two webinars, specifically for independent retailers. Called EdgeForum the webinars aim to provide insight and relevant conversation about what the industry globally is going through right now; plus help attendees gain an ...

  • Expert panel at free tobacco webinar

    Expert panel at free tobacco webinar


    Meet the panellists who will be answering your questions at the free webinar on the future of the tobacco category, being hosted by Forecourt Trader and its sister brands Convenience Store and The Grocer on May 5. With the impending ban on menthol and capsule cigarettes, and with adult ...

  • Manufacturers support decision to reschedule Uniti Expo

    Manufacturers support decision to reschedule Uniti Expo


    The Committee of the European Manufacturers of Petroleum Measuring and Distributing equipment (CECOD) has made an official statement in support of the postponement of UNITI Expo 2020, which has been rescheduled due to the coronavirus crisis. Originally the exhibition was due to take place in Stuttgart, Germany, between May ...

  • News

    Showing you the way


    If you’re looking for products and services to help increase shopper satisfaction and boost your footfall then the National Convenience Show (NCS) is the place to visit. Taking place at the Birmingham NEC from Monday, March 30 to Wednesday April 1, it will be chock-full of big-name companies and ...

  • Analysis

    Powering into future mobility


    Fuel cell electric vehicles will be the mainstay of vehicles going forward, according to Jon Hunt, manager of alternative fuels at Toyota. During an enthralling presentation at Forecourt Trader’s inaugural Summit at The Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield last month, he told delegates that Toyota believes "pure electrification is not ...

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    Making a power point


    Top 50 Indie Patrick Sewell, managing director of Yorkshire-based Sewell on the go, echoed the feelings of many retailers when he expressed confusion about implementing a future fuels plan at last month’s ACS Forecourt Conference in Leicester. "It’s very challenging," said Patrick, who is also the main board chair ...

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    Exhibiting great success


    Visitors and exhibitors alike were full of praise for this year’s Forecourt Show, which took place last month at the Birmingham NEC. The Show, which is the UK’s biggest trade-only event dedicated to the forecourt and fuel market, attracted a huge range of visitors who are serious about fuel ...

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    The main attraction


    With the motor vehicle industry in transition, particularly with the fast-pace development of electric vehicle technology, the Fuelling the Future: On the Road to Zero session at The Forecourt Show should be attended by all forecourt retailer visitors to the event. Taking place at the Retailer Hub on Tuesday, ...

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    Displays that pay


    If you’re looking to make changes to your forecourt perhaps by investing in new equipment or are considering a move to a different fuel brand, then a trip to The Forecourt Show 2019 is a must. The Show takes place at the Birmingham NEC from April 8-10 and will ...

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    Seismic change ahead


    The automotive sector is facing a global seismic change, warned Philippa Oldham, head of National Network Programmes, Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), at last month’s Westminster Energy, Environment Transport Forum on the next steps for low emissions vehicles. Against the backdrop of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ...