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Waitrose-Shell partnership extension angers Greenpeace

05 Apr 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Waitrose is extending its controversial partnership with Shell by opening four new stores at petrol stations…

murco and costcutter

Murco close to sale after four years on the market

20 Mar 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Forecourt operator Murco is reportedly close to being sold to a private equity firm.

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Park Garage Group profits soar after franchising shift

15 Mar 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Park Garage Group is crediting a 40% leap in pre-tax profits to a move into franchising…

Simon Herbert, Esso

Esso's Simon Herbert: Fuelling retail growth Subscription

17 Feb 2014 | By James Halliwell

Esso is selling off the retail side of its operation so it can focus on supplying fuel. What’s prompted the radical move?…

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Bring the fun in-store and host an event Subscription

16 Apr 2011 | By Kishor Patel

Occasions like the Royals’ big day are an opportunity not to be missed by indie retailers. The build-up to…

Second Opinion: Outlook worse than we thought Subscription

09 Apr 2011 | By Clive Black

Retailers should brace themselves, warns Clive Black. Consumer spending continues to be squeezed…


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Asda's virtuous circle

10 Dec 2012 | Updated: 10 Dec 2012

Asda’s plans for click & collect are a virtuous circle if ever there was one…

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