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Slick move at Fraser Group

A merchandising trial at the three Oxfordshire-based Fraser Group sites has led to a 12% uplift in sales of oil.

Double the car trouble

Paramedics had to deal with two separate incidents on the same forecourt within one hour of each other. The accidents happened on a Morrison's forecourt at Coventry's Alvis Retail Park.

Another Spar store for MRH Retail

MRH Retail, number one in our Top 50 Indies list, has opened a Spar store on its BP site in Nettlebed, Surrey.

Service gets its own week

Around 2,000 companies from across the UK are expected to take part in National Customer Service week, which will run from October 5-11.

in brief

== New text lube service ==

Results of this month's online poll:

Are you worried that biofuels legislation could pose a threat to your business?

Fuming in the dark

Forecourt retailers in the Republic of Ireland have been living with the new tobacco display ban regulations since July 1. It's early days yet, but a recent visit, care of Imperial Tobacco, revealed

In the surgery this month - Square & Compass Garage, Mathry, Pembrokeshire

GENERAL APPEARANCE: The village of Square and Compass, Pembrokeshire, is situated about midway between St David's and Fishguard on the busy A487. My stealthcheck target is the Square & Compass garage, which is clearly visible via its bright new Total pole.

Sick and tired?

== Do you have a 'sick note' on your team? ==

Help and advice from jac roper

== All's well that ends well ==

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 25 May 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands111.76123.12106.54
North East110.34125.25104.79
North West111.33119.82106.56
Northern Ireland108.52111.40102.55
South East113.2059.90124.27108.35
South West111.83124.12106.47
West Midlands112.13125.12106.81
Yorkshire & Humber111.6957.70121.80105.92

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