S&S Motors wins award

Isle of Man retailer S&S Motors was named Forecourt Retailer of the Year at Palmer and Harvey’s annual Pro-retail awards last night.

Since joining Mace in November 2011, S&S Motors has seen an increase in profits of more than 50%. Owner Gill Spadoni (pictured left) strives to make sure her customer base is always happy, with the implementation of a new feedback quiz in-store.

Micros to buy Torex

Leading retail technology provider Torex Retail Holdings is to be acquired by Micros Systems, which provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. The acquisition of Torex, which has operations in the UK, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, the Nordics, and the US, reflect’s Micros’s long-term strategy to grow its retail presence in Europe.

Oil 4 Wales on a high

Independent distributor Oil 4 Wales, which supplies fuel services to homes, businesses, commercial premises, agricultural and retail, has ended its first year with the addition of two new retail garages Central Garage in Blaina and Preseli Service Station in Llandewi Velfrey to its growing chain of petrol stations across south Wales.

Smart app from Keyfuels

Leading fuel card and fuel management solutions provider Keyfuels has enhanced the service it provides its customers by creating a Site Locator application for smart phones that directs users to their nearest Keyfuels forecourt.