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Leading dealer groups drive growth in c-stores

The number of convenience stores on forecourts has declined slightly over the past year, but leading dealer groups are driving growth in the c-store sector, according to the latest data from IGD Retail Analysis and Wm Reed Business Media.

They found that the overall number of stores grew 0.4% to 46,980 in the year to March 31, 2017, but convenience forecourts fell from 8,478 to 8,434 over the same period.

The report noted: "Once again, the forecourt segment returned to modest decline."

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 10 December 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands131.66133.08122.31
North East131.02133.24120.36
North West131.66130.27121.42
Northern Ireland129.6972.90134.65121.32
South East132.6863.90133.14123.11
South West132.1667.90131.56122.81
West Midlands131.34133.10121.95
Yorkshire & Humber131.2469.90131.77121.51

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