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April

Top 50 Indie MRH (GB) joins RMI Petrol

RMI Petrol has signed up Top 50 Indie MHR (GB) Ltd as one of its newest members. The organisation, formally the Petrol Retailers' Association (PRA), said it was delighted to welcome

Shell boosts its green credentials

Shell revealed this week it had introduced new energy-saving features at 200 petrol stations across the country in a bid to increase energy efficiency, cut carbon emissions and reduce energy costs. The company said the sites involved in the Shell EnergySave Sites programme were aiming to achieve an average drop in energy

Highs and lows of volcanic eruption

The Icelandic volcano eruption caused problems for some retailers – and unexpected opportunities for others. Whether sites were winners or losers depended on their location.

Cash is no longer king

New research by The Payments Council shows there have been massive changes in the last decade to the way we pay our

Retailers urged to contact Welsh Assembly over tobacco display ban consultation

Retailers have been urged to contact the Welsh Assembly Government after it launched a consultation over its proposals to ban tobacco displays in shops and prohibit sales of tobacco products from vending machines.

MPs asked to make local shops pledge

As the major parties unveil their election manifestos, the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has written to parliamentary candidates across England and Wales to ask for their support in recognising the contribution that local shops make to communities

Ronson advice for election victor - don't penalise entrepreneurs

Whoever wins the next election should be careful not to put too much pressure on the people who can make a difference - the entrepreneurs - said

Shoppers want more choice in c-stores

Retailers need to offer a wider range of products if they want greater success with their business, according to a report from YouGov's business intelligence

New car market up 26.6% in March

New car sales for March were 26.6% up on the same period last year, at 397,383 registrations, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor

Fuel prices hit record high

Petrol prices hit a record average yesterday, with Experian Catalist reporting a figure of 120.13p for a litre of unleaded. According to the AA, in

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As the smaller/family owned independent forecourt businesses continue to be acquired by the big operators, do you think now could be the right time for you to sell up?