Fewer than one-in-ten forecourt shoppers cite fuel as the main reason for their visit, as the coronavirus pandemic reinforces the importance of the convenience store offering within a forecourt, according to the new Lumina Intelligence UK Forecourt Market Report 2021.
The food-to-go market will see a strong resurgence in 2021, but won’t fully recover to pre-Covid levels until 2024, according to a new report by Lumina Intelligence.
As Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s pandemic Budget edges closer (March 3) there is considerable debate over how the government will proceed with its mantra to ‘build back better and greener’.
In November, the UK government announced it will ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030 as part of its 10-point plan for a green ‘industrial revolution’.
With the lockdown still underway, and many people on furlough or working from home, everyone seems to be looking for some reason for a little cheer. This month, we have Valentine’s Day, and even the die-hard non-romantics among us might well get their heads turned for a chance of a little extra love in their lives.
In one sense it came as no surprise when the UK government finally confirmed its decision to ban the sale of new cars and vans with internal combustion engines (ICEs) from 2030 (although some hybrids have until 2035).
Three cheers for the forecourt retailers who have really gone out of their way to help customers during the lockdowns. Of course, many are simply doing the things that they’ve always done but have found a whole new audience thanks to more people shopping locally.
As pressure grows to ban sales of new internal combustion engine and hybrid cars by 2030, the PRA has injected a note of realism about EV chargers on forecourts.
Petrol filling stations up and down the country have helped to keep the nation’s emergency services working during the coronavirus lockdown, despite facing some major challenges. Keeping sites open has been vital to provide the fuel for emergency service staff to get to work, and to maintain deliveries to hospitals, ...
In just one week, more than 1,000 forecourts globally have taken up Devon-based GripHero’s offer of providing free hand-protection dispensers to protect their customers from the transmission of coronavirus at the fuel pump.