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September

The Clean Air solution

Torex Retail has launched a new vapour recovery system, which it says will save retailers money, as well as ensure that they comply with new legislation.

Hendersons opts for outdoor payments

Northern Ireland's Henderson Group has rolled out a series of Outdoor Payment Terminals (OPT) on its forecourts.

Westop's free trial

Drive-off specialist Westop is offering free installation and operation of an ANPR system for six months without obligation, to promote its new solution for tackling drive-offs. Westop says the system allows the cashier to log an offence by simply pressing a button, which is linked to the pump. The ANPR system - linked to CCTV cameras - then tracks the vehicle and records the number plate.

Texaco's ATM tie-in

Cashbox has signed up to become the preferred supplier of internal cash machines to Texaco-branded service stations. This will see the company actively promoted as the provider of choice for Texaco's independent retailers, with the first phase of the programme involving 420 sites. Phillip Minns, Texaco category manager, says the deal is part of the new Bright Horizons strategy, which aims to give retailers access to a network of support services.

Camel count down

Gallaher is launching a new 14s pack for its Camel Subtle cigarette brand. The smaller pack size is said to provide the UK smoker's average daily consumption - which is 14 sticks - and follows the successful launch of the Benson & Hedges 14s last year. The tobacco company says the new format will be good news for retailers as it will encourage daily purchase, helping to drive store footfall.

Better-for-you by far

Leaf International, the company behind Chewits, is launching Red Band, a new range of 'healthier' sugar confectionery. UK consumers will be the first to have access to the new pan-European brand, which is available from this month.

Toblerone's adult move

Toblerone One by One five varieties, has a new pack design to give a more premium, adult look.

Sensational pricing

Walkers has introduced a pricemarked range of core Sensations lines specifically for the impulse channel.

Fresh bottle format

Mars Drinks has relaunched Galaxy and Bounty flavoured milk drinks in new 250ml bottles, replacing the old 230ml cartons.

Simply adds chicken

Birds Eye has added two new chicken recipes to its Simply frozen food range.
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Weekly retail fuel prices: 12 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.7964.90140.57129.31
East Midlands132.3882.90140.96129.04
London132.00142.39129.64
North East131.01141.52128.85
North West131.7261.90139.66128.96
Northern Ireland129.24135.57126.71
Scotland132.0552.70140.43129.27
South East132.9759.90141.37129.82
South West132.33140.93128.95
Wales131.33136.85128.40
West Midlands132.06141.78129.37
Yorkshire & Humber131.4669.57142.64128.74

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