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Henderson Technology integrates electronic shelf labels into EDGEPoS

Henderson Technology has integrated SoluM Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) into its EDGEPoS software.

PetrolPrices app has been revamped to become 'TripAdvisor' for forecourts

The fuel price information site PetrolPrices has revamped its platform to become a 'TripAdvisor for forecourts', by putting data and customer experience at the heart of its offer.

Digesting fuel spillages

When forecourt fuel spills occur, a quick and easy clean up is of paramount importance from both a health and safety and a housekeeping perspective.

French firm MADIC acquires TLM and the evolution suite

French group MADIC has acquired TLM, developer of the evolution suite of technology for forecourt operators and convenience retailers. Lee Papper, TLM CEO, added: "I'm delighted with our agreement with MADIC group, securing TLM's future and creating a fantastic platform for business growth. The acquisition will see TLM's evolution product suite developed and deployed internationally with the backing of a world-renowned player in the fuel and convenience market. This deal preserves TLM's existing operational set-up, avoiding major upheaval for both customers and staff. It's an exciting future that I look forward to working as a new member of MADIC group team."

RS Sales & Distribution offers support on food hygiene regs

RS Sales & Distribution has created a Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) customer support pack for retailers who are looking for help with achieving a food hygiene rating of 5 before the display of FHRS ratings is made mandatory in England sometime in 2019.

Inner Space Stations' fridges
Inner Space Stations' fridges
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Pastorfrigor supplies fridges for innovative Inner Space shop

Pastorfrigor GB has supplied more than £100,000 worth of advanced refrigeration for Inner Space Stations’ site on Hull Road in York, which has just reopened after an investment of more than £1m.

HTEC owner Universe combines with Celtech

Universe Group, the parent company of HTEC, has combined with Celtech Software. Celtech is a developer of retail and wholesale management solutions (RMS) based in Dublin. Its ab-initio software product is a cloud-based RMS offering that gives large, multi-site operators a modular suite operating in real-time and allowing them to control all aspects of their business with full reporting, insights and analytics. As such, it meets the needs of Universe's larger customers and broadens the Group's customer base in the UK and Ireland.

Metro Security system wins innovation award

The new Metro Analytic Retail Solution (MARS), developed by Metro Security (GB) to help forecourt site operators and other high street retailers, has won a 2019 Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category.

PayPoint terminal

PayPoint helps retailers to reduce their bank charges

PayPoint has released new figures showing that it helped more than 2,000 of its ATM customers reduce banking charges in the past year, with the help of its Net Settlement facility.

George Hammond's Deal Services
The system was trialled at George Hammond's Deal Services
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Metro Analytic Retail Solution wins Queen’s Award

The new Metro Analytic Retail Solution (MARS), developed by Metro Security (GB) to help forecourt site operators and other high street retailers, has won a 2019 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category.

Biopac art series cup

Biopac introduces art on compostable cups

Biopac UK, a supplier of environmentally responsible foodservice disposables, has released a range of commercially compostable art series cups featuring designs from 12 UK artists.

Dover Fueling Solutions and TSG will exhibit side by side at The Forecourt Show

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) will be exhibiting alongside its distribution partner, TSG, at this year's Forecourt Show. It will be the first time that DFS has joined forces with TSG at a fuel industry exhibition.

MFG chooses Premier

The Premier Group has been contracted by the Motor Fuel Group (MFG) to provide pump maintenance services across the MFG service station estate.

Eurotank relaunches its pump maintenance business

Eurotank Service Group is relaunching its fuel pump maintenance business as a separate entity to better reflect the division's operations. Europump Maintenance Limited will provide UK fuel retailers with a pump and tank gauge maintenance service on a contract or ad hoc basis.

Istobal to show off Smartwash at The Forecourt Show

Istobal will be presenting its new Smartwash at The Forecourt Show 2019. By connecting all the wash equipment (rollovers, tunnels, jet wash and vacuum areas), the new solution enables the installation to be managed digitally with systems that integrate and analyse the information.

DFS awarded five-year contract with EG Group

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) has been awarded a five-year global contract with EG Group, which operates as Euro Garages in the UK, for the provision of its ClearView and Fairbanks wet-stock management services.

The new Tokheim Quantium 510M

Dover Fueling Solutions launches new Tokheim Quantium 510M

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) has launched the new Tokheim Quantium 510M fuel dispenser series.

TLM taken over by French MADIC group

French group MADIC has acquired TLM, developer of the evolution suite of technology for forecourt operators and convenience retailers.

PetrolPrices revamps platform to be ‘TripAdvisor for forecourts’

The fuel price information site PetrolPrices has revamped its platform to become a ‘TripAdvisor for forecourts’, by putting data and customer experience at the heart of its offer, better linking the forecourt industry with UK drivers.

Dover Fueling Solutions exhibits with TSG for first time

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), a Dover company delivering fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, will be exhibiting alongside its distribution partner, TSG, at this year’s Forecourt Show.

Istobal presents its new Smartwash at Forecourt Show

Istobal will be presenting its new Smartwash at The Forecourt Show 2019 at stand T121. By connecting all the wash equipment (rollovers, tunnels, jet wash and vacuum areas), the new solution nables the installation to be managed digitally with systems that integrate and analyse the information.

HTEC parent combines with Celtech Software

Universe Group, the parent company of HTEC, the developer and supplier of point of sale, payment and loyalty systems, has combined with Celtech Software.

Eurotank Service Group relaunches fuel pump maintenance arm

Eurotank Service Group is relaunching its fuel pump maintenance business as a separate entity to better reflect the division’s operations.

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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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.

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.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 20 May 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East135.9360.77140.55130.16
East Midlands135.28141.26129.82
London135.21142.69130.48
North East134.06140.71129.20
North West134.87139.96129.27
Northern Ireland131.95135.90127.71
Scotland135.09139.31129.71
South East135.9463.57142.34130.70
South West135.01139.53129.65
Wales134.52138.23128.74
West Midlands134.83141.89129.64
Yorkshire & Humber134.1257.70141.27129.10

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