All Jet articles – Page 10

  • Roley leaves as Jet re-shuffles

    Roley leaves as Jet re-shuffles


    Jet’s charismatic brand and communications manager, Roy Roley, (pictured right) is to leave Jet at the end of February. Roley, who for a long time has been the voice of the Jet brand, was the mastermind behind many of Jet’s dealer marketing schemes, including the long-running ‘Smile’ loyalty scheme, Jet’s ...

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    Jet sounds death knell for Smile@


    Jet is calling an end to its longstanding Smile@ loyalty promotion at the end of the year. Roy Roley, Jet’s brand communications manager and creator of Smile, said: “Smile is over six years old and has been very successful. But the Jet network and market has changed radically in that ...

  • Fairmoor Jet filling station and convenience store, Morpeth, Northumberland

    Fairmoor Jet filling station and convenience store, Morpeth, Northumberland


    It is often reported that what shoppers want from a convenience store is: - friendly staff - fair prices - quick service - availability of products - clean stores - fresh produce What a pleasure to come across a shop and filling station by and large fulfilling all these requirements. ...

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    Jet top in PRA survey


    Jet has come top of the PRA’s dealer survey for the third time in a row, while Esso and Shell are considered the worst. Ray Holloway, director of the PRA, said the latest survey of retailers’ views of their relationships with oil companies has revealed that better communication is what ...

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    End to jet wash damage


    Wesley Forecourt has introduced a cash security post to prevent damage to jet wash equipment when thieves break into it for cash. The answer is for the money to be held in a separate standalone post, built to be so tough, the cash would be safe and any damage ...

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    Texaco copies Jet in retail retreat


    Texaco has given up trying to make money out of running service stations and is planning to sell all its UK company owned network, just as ConocoPhillips did with its Jet-branded sites more than three years ago. News of the oil company intending to focus on becoming a fuel wholesaler ...

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    Istobel jets into UK market


    Istobal, the Spanish carwash manufacturer, has taken a controlling interest in Jet Technics in a bid to bring better service to the UK. Jet Technics managing director Alan Bennett explains: “Our remit is to sort out any problems forecourts have with Istobal car washes whatever they are. We’re here to ...

  • The golden years of Jet

    The golden years of Jet


    jet is now 50 years old, the fifth largest British fuel brand, and part of the global energy giant ConocoPhillips. It’s come a long way since it was set up all those years ago by Willy ‘Bill’ Roberts, described by those who knew him as a hard-working visionary man who ...

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    The silver lining is Jet


    Still on the above subject, January comes and I get a calendar through the post. It features a fine picture of Forfar Service Station, brightly branded Jet and with the message that the business is sponsoring the Dundee Tigers under 16s ice hockey team. It had all happened very ...

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    Jet’s £6m boost to re-image network


    ConocoPhillips is making a £6m investment in the future of the Jet brand by bringing its UK forecourts into a standard European image. It has also reaffirmed its backing for the Smile campaign, despite the decision earlier this year by Fuelforce – which has 170 Jet branded sites – to ...