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DRB UK Maintenance Services announces name change to Emtec Petroleum

DRB UK Maintenance Services has announced that it is now trading under the new name of Emtec Petroleum.

Making a big splash

Photo-Me UK is running a "Making A Splash" campaign to promote its Revolution compact outdoor launderette.

OPW launches new, more user-friendly website

Forecourt equipment manufacturer OPW has launched its new website: opwglobal.com. It is designed to be easy to navigate, mobile and responsive.

Surge in sales of Herald's natural birchwood cutlery

Disposables manufacturer Herald has reported a surge in sales of its Rootier natural birchwood cutlery, stirrers and skewers range, with orders rising by almost 30% at the end of the last quarter, as the trend for natural products continues.

Recyclable cups made from recycled paper

Forecourts are being encouraged to offer hot beverages in environmentally friendly recyclable cups.

Nayax integrates latest Visa cues into mobile payment solution

Cashless payments and telemetry solution provider Nayax is claiming to be the first partner to integrate Visa’s suite of sensory branding cues globally in the latest version of its mobile payment application.

DRB UK Maintenance Services become Emtec Petroleum

DRB UK Maintenance Services has announced that it is now trading under the new name of Emtec Petroleum.

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THE KEY TO FORECOURT FURNITURE INSTALLATION

LED that’s leading the way

Visive Group designs and manufactures quality, robust and efficient LED contour acrylic tubes.

Adaptable tank straps

Pultrusion’s hold-down straps are designed to increase the retention of underground storage systems. These high-quality products are manufactured under strict quality standards to fully comply with clients’ specifications.

Tidying up the shopfront

If you’re looking for some new kit to house shopfront items such as coal and logs, then you need to get yourself to stand S141. That’s where you’ll find Sturdy Products and its range of bunkers.

Counting your cash

Volumatic offers a comprehensive range of forgery detectors. You can see just some of them on stand S127.

Keeping track of energy costs

Energy costs always seem to go up, and never come down. This is where Energy Management’s new bespoke EM-Powered portal comes in as it gives you an instant overview of your organisation’s actual energy consumption, predicted energy consumption and peak loads in an easily downloadable report. As such, it can help you make better-informed decisions when negotiating your next contract. Features include: validated and live data for monthly/accumulative energy consumption; and supplies cost figures compared to budgets. It also has alarm settings to indicate issues with capacity allowances.

Auto-Mate’s all-in-one forecourt solution

The Auto-Mate is a new outdoor petrol forecourt litter bin, towel dispenser and glove dispenser all-in-one, space-saving unit. Manufactured from Durapol, it will not chip, rust or corrode, and never needs painting.

Boost your screenwash sales

Air-Serv says that an increasing number of its customers who had air units that dispensed free water, have either started charging for the water or have upgraded their old unit to the new Air-Serv Tallboy DA11 Air & Screen Wash machine. The company says that as most modern cars use coolant in their radiators, the need for water is reducing. By offering screenwash as an alternative, site operators can benefit from increased revenues.

Consumers rejecting plastic boost wooden cutlery sales

Disposables manufacturer and supplier Herald has reported a surge in sales of its natural birchwood cutlery, stirrers and skewers, with orders rising by almost 30% at the end of the last quarter, as the trend for natural products, including wood and paper, continues.

Forecourt equipment manufacturer OPW has launched its new website

Forecourt equipment manufacturer OPW has launched its new website opwglobal.com.

EG Group chooses HTEC

HTEC has started a roll-out with EG Group to provide Gempay 3 payment terminals and payment processing services to its 370 UK forecourts.

Chicago Town's Pizza offer - buy a cabinet, get free pizza to cover the cost

Frozen pizza brand Chicago Town is aiming to help convenience retailers get a big slice of the grab-and-go market with a new takeaway pizza concept.

More than 12,000 stores now have PayPoint One

PayPoint has revealed that more than 12,000 stores have now converted to its PayPoint One platform.

Nayax and Beacon Mobile's new partnership

Nayax and Beacon Mobile have announced a new strategic partnership to provide an integrated sales and marketing solution to the car wash industry.

BP gives thumbs up to Henderson Technology

BP has approved Henderson Technology's EDGEPoS for its dealers in the UK and globally, and is encouraging its retailers to upgrade their legacy software to the EDGEPoS software solution.

New SIX500 packaging claims to unlock the full potential of accelerater ovens

A new type of packaging called SIX500 has been launched in the UK, which the distributor says will enable forecourt operators using an accelerated oven to offer a much wider range of food to go.

Enhancing the wash

PDQ Manufacturing, which makes in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has launched its new BayGlow Wash Bay Illumination System. The BayGlow system has been designed to be an eye-catching addition to any vehicle wash, as well as a possible replacement for traditional bay lighting, with the ultimate goal of increasing the entertainment value of the wash experience, along with wash revenue.

Collect+ Scores can makes processing parcels easier

PayPoint has announced the arrival of Collect+ StoreScan, an app which enables retailers to process parcels directly from their mobile device. Available on iOS and Android, it means retailers no longer have to process parcels via their PayPoint terminal.

GripHero launches pink plastic recycling bins

GripHero has launched a new range of bright pink plastic recycling bins to help dispose of its anti-static, fully recyclable hand protection, as well as other plastic.

Frugalpac's Frugal Cup

Forecourts encouraged to use recyclable coffee cups

Forecourts are being encouraged to offer hot beverages in environmentally friendly recyclable cups.

Photo-me launderette

Photo-Me makes a splash with launderette campaign

Photo-Me UK is running a “Making A Splash” campaign to promote its Revolution Compact Outdoor Launderette.

forecourt till

BP approves Henderson Technology’s EDGEPoS solution

BP has approved Henderson Technology’s EDGEPoS for its dealers in the UK and globally, and is encouraging its retailers to upgrade their legacy software to the EDGEPoS software solution.

Partnership aims to bring new technology to car wash sector

Nayax and Beacon Mobile have announced a new strategic partnership that to provide an integrated sales and marketing solution to the car wash industry.

Chicago Town cabinet

Chicago Town launches takeaway pizza concept

Frozen pizza brand Chicago Town is aiming to help convenience retailers get a big slice of the grab and go market with a hot and fresh takeaway pizza concept.

Henderson EDGEPoS with Zapper

Henderson Technology integrates Zapper into EDGEPoS.

Henderson Technology has announced the integration of Zapper into EDGEPoS.

Euro Garages logo

HTEC rolls out Gempay 3 to 370 Euro Garages forecourts

HTEC has started a roll-out with Euro Garages to provide Gempay 3 payment terminals and payment processing services to its 370 petrol forecourts in the UK.

Easing cash handling

APG Cash Drawer has formed a new partnership with MSP Systems, which sees MSP offering APG's SMARTtill cash management solution as part of its integrated epos. The partnership aims to provide small retailers with the latest pos technologies to enhance cash-handling efficiency in the convenience sector.

TLM Technologies launches evoPricePlus as part of its Evolution suite of products

TLM Technologies has added to its Evolution suite of solutions with new fuel pricing software with artificial intelligence (AI) called evoPricePlus.

EasyCoffee partners with Yoyo for new payment app

EasyCoffee has forged an alliance with London-based Yoyo, the mobile payment and loyalty marketing platform, to provide a new app-based payment and loyalty solution. Yoyo will build and roll out an easyCoffee payment and loyalty app experience, which will provide customers with: secure, straight-through mobile payment; automated easyCoffee loyalty accumulation; instant rewards redemption and voucher sharing; and digital receipt collection.

Suresite launches interactive training with Bolt Learning

Suresite has launched two new interactive online training courses, in partnership with training provider, Bolt Learning.

Harvest Energy adds EdgePetrol to HKS sites

Harvest Energy has added EdgePetrol to its recent acquisition of the HKS portfolio, boosting the number of Harvest sites using the tool from 23 to 86. Since going live with EdgePetrol in July, Harvest Energy has made good use of key Edge features such as the live margin tool, stock level alerts and access to competitor pricing to make key decisions to enhance their business.

Environment Agency adopts new decision-making tool as a best practice guide

A decision-making tool for forecourt companies wanting to develop or refurbish sites has been adopted by the Environment Agency (EA) as a best practice guide.

Debt recovery partner

The news that police forces are questioning whether they should have to respond to fuel thefts (see page 10), coincides with Forecourt Eye announcing a partnership with a UK debt recovery specialist. The service is available to all petrol forecourt retailers from £15 per month.

HTEC partners with P97 Networks for mobile commerce

HTEC has announced a partnership with American firm P97 Networks, which provides cloud-based mobile commerce, in-vehicle payments and digital marketing solutions.

Cardtronics ramps up security measures to protect ATMs and the cash inside

The world's largest independent ATM operator, Cardtronics, has announced it is ramping up measures to counter the increasing number of attacks on its machines.

GripHero starts the roll out of hand protectors

GripHero, the developer of a hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to avoid contact with contaminants on fuel handles, has started distribution across the UK.

PayPoint introduces new Collect+ mobile app for retailers

PayPoint has announced the arrival of Collect+ StoreScan, an app designed to enable retailers to process parcels quickly and easily, directly from their mobile device. Available on iOS and Android, Collect+ StoreScan means retailers no longer have to process parcel transactions solely via their PayPoint terminal.

GripHero's pink plastic bin

GripHero releases bin for plastic to complement hand protection

GripHero has complemented its new fuel-nozzle mounted hand-protection dispenser with the release of a new range of bright pink plastic recycling bins to help complete the recycling circle.

TLM Technologies unveils pricing solution with artificial intelligence

TLM Technologies has added to its evolution suite of solutions for forecourt and convenience store owners, with new fuel pricing software with artificial intelligence (AI) called evoPricePlus.

EasyCoffee and Yoyo Wallet join forces to deliver customer loyalty

EasyCoffee, the coffee chain launched by CEO and entertainment entrepreneur Nathan Lowry and easyJet tycoon Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has forged an alliance with London-based Yoyo, the mobile payment and loyalty marketing platform, to provide a new app-based payment and loyalty solution for its customers.

Harvest Energy adds Edge Petrol to newly-acquired HKS sites

Harvest Energy has added EdgePetrol to its recent acquisition of the HKS portfolio, boosting the number of Harvest sites using EdgePetrol from 23 to 86.

man serving at till

APG Cash Drawer teams up with c-store EPOS provider

Newhaven-based APG Cash Drawer, a global manufacturer of cash management solutions, has formed a new partnership with MSP Systems, a leading EPOS technology provider for the convenience sector in the UK.

Suresire training on a laptop screen

Suresite partners Bolt Learning to launch training courses

Forecourt expert Suresite has launched two new interactive online training courses, in partnership with training provider, Bolt Learning.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 11 March 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.5857.70131.02121.25
East Midlands130.10132.90120.67
London130.7058.90132.45121.26
North East129.08134.29119.18
North West129.62132.39119.92
Northern Ireland128.35125.75119.27
Scotland130.17130.45120.18
South East130.8571.90133.04121.53
South West130.29132.15121.01
Wales129.28127.89119.64
West Midlands129.9664.90133.23120.58
Yorkshire & Humber129.42131.73119.63

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