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  • Rontec to add 40 more Morrisons stores at its sites
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    Rontec to add 40 more Morrisons stores at its sites

    2017-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec is extending its partnership with Morrisons with plans for a further 40 convenience stores across its sites, but Morrisons’ trial with a second Top 50 Indie, MFG, has been terminated. The new Morrisons Daily stores, which are due to open by the summer, are in ...

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    Rontec extends Hoyer Petrolog contract to 2021

    2017-01-09T00:00:00Z

    Hoyer Petrolog has announced that it has extended its agreement with Top 50 Indie Rontec to supply more than 200 of the company’s forecourts across the UK through to September 2021. Allan Davison, operations director for Hoyer Petrolog UK, said: "Rontec has been a major customer of Hoyer Petrolog ...

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    Hoyer extends deal with Rontec

    2017-01-05T00:00:00Z

    Hoyer Petrolog has announced that it has extended its agreement with Top 50 Indie Rontec to supply more than 200 of the company’s forecourts across the UK through to September 2021. Making the announcement, Allan Davison, operations director for Hoyer Petrolog UK, said: “Rontec has been a major customer of ...

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    Morrisons pilot with Rontec

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Morrisons is planning to pilot a convenience food offer in 10 petrol station shops owned and managed by Top 50 Indie Rontec. Four Morrisons Daily shops will open before Christmas and a further six in January. They will be up to 3,000sq ft in size, and will sell branded and ...

  • Morrisons to open shops on Rontec sites
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    Morrisons to open shops on Rontec sites

    2016-11-23T00:00:00Z

    Morrisons is planning to pilot a convenience food offer in ten petrol station shops owned and managed by Top 50 Indie Rontec. Four Morrisons Daily shops will open before Christmas and a further six in January. They will be up to 3,000sq ft in size, and will sell branded ...

  • Giles Taylor appointed Rontec managing director
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    Giles Taylor appointed Rontec managing director

    2016-10-25T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has appointed Giles Taylor as managing director following current MD Bill Ahearn’s retirement after more than 40 years. Taylor has been promoted from his current role as Rontec’s operations director. Having started as a sales assistant in Newcastle, he has been with the business for ...

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    Rontec wins for Subway

    2016-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has been identified as Subway’s best franchisee in the world (in the 26-49 stores category) at the business’s 2016 Summer Franchisee Leadership Conference Awards which were held in Chicago. The award is based on a number of factors including compliance, sales and store growth. The accolade ...

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    Rontec wins world award from Subway

    2016-08-05T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec, has been identified as Subway’s best franchisee in the world for 26-49 stores at the sandwich store business’s 2016 Summer Franchisee Leadership Conference Awards held in Chicago. The award is based on a number of factors including financial strength gain, compliance, sales and store growth. ...

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    Rontec sells three sites to Sainsbury’s

    2016-04-07T00:00:00Z

    Sainsbury’s is planning to open three new Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores and petrol stations, after it acquired the sites from Top 50 Indie Rontec. Rontec will act as Sainsbury’’s development partner, and all three schemes have been granted planning permission. The new convenience stores and petrol stations will ...

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    Sainsbury’s to develop three Rontec sites

    2016-03-23T00:00:00Z

    Sainsbury’s is planning to open three new Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores and petrol stations, after it acquired the sites from Top 50 Indie Rontec. Rontec will act as Sainsbury’’s development partner, and all three schemes have been granted planning permission. The new convenience stores and petrol stations will be located ...

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    Rontec customers raise £250k for the RNIB

    2015-11-04T00:00:00Z

    The RNIB is celebrating a partnership with Top 50 Indie Rontec that has raised £250,000 for the charity in just six months. The RNIB’s Pennies scheme, which ran across the group’s 160 Shop’ N Drive stores, gave customers the option to ’top-up’ credit or debit cards transactions with a 25p ...

  • Rontec charity scheme raises £250k for RNIB
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    Rontec charity scheme raises £250k for RNIB

    2015-10-16T00:00:00Z

    The RNIB is celebrating a partnership with Top 50 Indie Rontec that has raised £250,000 for the charity in just six months. The RNIB’s Pennies scheme, which ran across the group’s 160 Shop’ N Drive stores, gave customers the option to “top-up” credit or debit cards transactions with a 25p ...

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    Rontec sells Esso site in Somerset

    2015-10-07T00:00:00Z

    A property specialist is predicting prices for forecourt sites are likely to rise in the light of its latest deal in the sector. The Esso petrol station on Townsend Road in Minehead, Somerset, has been sold by property and planning consultants Rapleys. The site was deemed surplus to requirements by ...

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    Rontec overcomes resistance to 24 hour drinks licence

    2015-09-11T00:00:00Z

    Rontec has won an extension of a drinks licence on one of its sites to 24 hours, despite opposition from local police. The company’s Esso Town Hall Service Station at Crossgate, South Shields, is a 24-hour site and already had a licence to 2am, but applied to be allowed ...

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    Enlarged Rontec signs £1bn fuel deal with BP

    2015-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Rontec has signed a £1bn supply deal with BP following its merger with Snax 24. The merger formally brings together Gerald Ronson’s two fuel retailing businesses, although for the purposes of the Forecourt Trader Top 50 Indies, they have chosen a united listing since 2014, and are currently ranked third ...

  • Rontec and BP celebrate deal
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    Rontec and BP celebrate deal

    2015-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Rontec and BP executives have celebrated the start of their new five-year deal to maintain the supply for its network of 51 BP-branded sites. The deal, which commenced on July 1 and will involve a refresh of the sites over the next few months, is based on the delivery of ...

  • Rontec and Snax 24 merge and sign £1bn supply deal
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    Rontec and Snax 24 merge and sign £1bn supply deal

    2015-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Rontec has signed a £1bn supply deal with BP following its merger with Snax 24. The merger formally brings together Gerald Ronson’s two fuel retailing businesses, although for the purposes of the Forecourt Trader Top 50 Indies they have chosen a united listing since 2014, and are currently ranked ...

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    Asda buys 15 petrol stations from Rontec

    2015-03-06T00:00:00Z

    Asda has purchased 15 petrol stations from Top 50 Indie Rontec in the latest move towards its aim of opening 100 standalone petrol stations by the end of 2018. Asda intends to close and convert the 15 petrol stations over a number of weeks and will re-open the sites under ...

  • Rontec aims to raise £1m for charity
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    Rontec aims to raise £1m for charity

    2015-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Rontec’s Shop’ N Drive chain is aiming to raise up to £1m for the national sight loss charity RNIB after it chose it as its first charity of the Year. The money will be raised by customers, in a scheme which allows them to ‘top up’ their credit or ...

  • Asda buys 15 sites from Rontec
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    Asda buys 15 sites from Rontec

    2015-02-19T00:00:00Z

    Asda has purchased 15 petrol stations from Top 50 Indie Rontec in the latest move towards its aim of opening 100 standalone petrol stations by the end of 2018. Asda intends to close and convert the 15 petrol stations over a number of weeks and will re-open the sites ...