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Applegreen buys a stake in 23 US service stations

Applegreen has struck a deal to acquire a 40% holding in 23 service stations in Connecticut, in the US.

Zuber (left) and Mohsin Issa
Zuber (left) and Mohsin Issa
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EG Group increases its US estate to just under 1,700 sites

Euro Garage’s parent company EG Group has increased its estate in the US to just shy of 1,700 sites, only 16 months after its first acquisition in the country.

Applegreen chief executive Bob Etchingham
Applegreen chief executive Bob Etchingham
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Applegreen moves into US mid-west with 46 new sites

Applegreen has made its first major acquisition in the mid-west of the US.

Applegreen branding on forecourt

Applegreen exploring new opportunities in the US

Applegreen is continuing to explore new opportunities in the US, its chairman, Daniel Kitchen, has told shareholders at its AGM.

Zuber and Mohsin Issa
Zuber (left) and Mohsin Issa
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Euro Garages parent EG Group adds 69 sites to US portfolio

Euro Garages parent company EG Group has signed a deal to acquire 69 convenience stores and fuel stations in the US.

Chris Hunt: UKPIA director general

Well, here we go again! The Prime Minister has fired the starting gun for a General Election, the sound of which has startled many people. It would seem that we have had an overabundance of politics over the past 18 months, what with the Labour party trying to sort itself out, the whole Brexit campaign resulting in the previous Prime Minister, David Cameron, resigning in July 2016 and Theresa May stepping up to the plate. There have also been local government elections and the US Presidential race that seemed to go on forever, all of which has resulted in endless media coverage and comment no wonder we are suffering from 'political brain fade'!

Charlotte Blum: analysis editor, Argus Media

The international crude and petrol markets that underlie fuel prices in UK forecourts are tightening for separate reasons, keeping prices at the pump well supported.

Charlotte Blum: analysis editor, Argus Media

Global crude oil prices are driving fuel prices at the pump, and all eyes are on Opec's attempts to raise them. There are early signs that production cuts are beginning to bite, but producers are facing an uphill struggle.

Money Talk: Looking for a light in the January darkness

Welcome to January, the bleakest of months what with the darkness and the bills arriving after that little self indulgence at Christmas. And that was just in the good times. Following the events of 2016 (think Brexit, Trump, US interest rate rise, etc), the economic outlook is the most uncertain since the financial crash of 2007/08 and the forecourt retail industry won't be immune to whatever happens to the wider economy.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 19 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.5364.57140.16129.06
East Midlands132.1066.40141.37129.07
London131.85141.85129.52
North East130.85144.25128.58
North West131.60139.66128.82
Northern Ireland129.13134.50126.35
Scotland131.8363.30140.01129.04
South East132.8662.50141.62129.81
South West132.24138.89129.06
Wales131.09138.10128.06
West Midlands131.8660.90141.24128.98
Yorkshire & Humber131.40140.49128.65

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