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December

Comfort and joy

A £3m campaign for Southern Comfort this Christmas continues to "celebrate the uniqueness and originality of both the brand and its New Orleans heritage".

Special-edition milk

To celebrate the launch of the new Gulliver's Travels film later this month, Robert Wiseman Dairies is giving consumers the chance to win a family trip to Zante in Greece where the film was shot. The movie is featured on whole and semi-skimmed milk cartons for four weeks. Consumers can enter the competition by visiting the Wiseman website (www.wiseman-dairies.co.uk). Sandy Wilkie, Wiseman sales and marketing director, says the special-edition packs will give the chiller cabinet "extra appeal".

Stella's starring role

A limited-edition Stella Artois 750ml 'champagne-style' festive bottle, featuring an embossed Christmas star, is now available. This is to celebrate the fact that Stella Artois was first created as a Christmas beer.

Winter wonders from Gulf

The recently-launched Gulf Competition range of specialist racing lubricants has already secured its first track successes in the Aston Martin GT4 Challenge.

Powerade goes calorie free

New Powerade Zero from Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is described as "the first zero sugar, calorie-free product to the market". Enhanced with an advanced mineral system, including sodium that hydrates the body without the energy of regular sports drinks, it is available in berry & tropical and red fruit flavours.

You'll get service with a smile from Chrissie Lewis

I get up at around 6.30am. I only live five minutes from work so it's a really easy journey. As soon as I get into work, I clock in then make the tea for whoever's around then it's straight on the till.

Fuel prices – November 25, 2010

IFFE success for Harvest

Since exhibiting at the International Forecourt & Fuel Equipment exhibition (IFFE) in March this year, Harvest Energy has more than trebled the number of independent forecourts which have converted to its brand.

Confusion follows plain tobacco packs proposal

The government’s intention to explore the possibility of plain packaging for tobacco products has left the industry confused about what this will mean for the planned display ban.

MPK Garages warns of closures

A Midlands garage chain has warned that Government plans to ban the display of cigarettes in shops could lead to closures.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 4 November 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.9367.90138.13126.75
East Midlands130.73139.73126.64
London130.73139.60127.04
North East129.5562.90137.10125.31
North West129.9963.90138.40126.48
Northern Ireland128.05133.57124.33
Scotland130.6059.30137.24126.23
South East131.4566.90139.66127.42
South West130.7674.90137.94126.68
Wales129.84136.06125.42
West Midlands130.4059.90137.63126.57
Yorkshire & Humber130.02139.47126.29

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