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Murco deal kicks off Motor Fuel Group expansion plans

16 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Motor Fuel Group is eyeing further acquisitions in the forecourt sector…

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BOSS hits back at minister’s comments on forecourt crime

15 Aug 2014 | By Sara Spary

The British Oil Security Syndicate (BOSS) has hit out at comments made by crime minister Norman Baker in which he claimed forecourts encouraged fuel theft by not insisting on prepayment at pumps.

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Motor Fuel Group buys Murco

11 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Motor Fuel Group has acquired Murco from Murphy Oil for an undisclosed sum.

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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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