JET launches a raft of localised summer promotions to boost forecourt footfall and customer loyalty
Aug22

JET launches a raft of localised summer promotions to boost forecourt footfall and customer loyalty

Fuel brand JET has launched its latest ‘Marketing in a Box’ initiative, with JET dealers able to choose from seven localised summer-themed promotions aimed at boosting forecourt footfall and customer loyalty across its network. There is no cost to dealers for participating in any of the promotions. JET first introduced Marketing in a Box in 2015 to enable its dealers to choose a promotion that fitted in well with their own marketing...

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£3.7 billion worth of discounts disappear from supermarket shelves as promotions fall to lowest levels in 10 years – IRI Price and Promotion study reveals

The pressure on UK retailers to be more transparent in their pricing has seen the number of trade promotions fall to their lowest levels for 10 years, and in 2017, shoppers will receive £3.7 billion less in promotional savings. This is according to a new report launched today byIRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers.   IRI’s Price and Promotion study analyses over 300...

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New Amazon Top Up service launches with PayPoint
Aug22

New Amazon Top Up service launches with PayPoint

   A new Amazon Top Up service is now available in PayPoint stores, allowing customers to add credit via cash directly from the Amazon app.   Announcing the latest update to Amazon’s Top Up offering, Lewis Alcraft, Commercial Director, said: “Amazon Top Up makes over 150 million products available to customers who do not have access to online payment methods or want to control their household spending by using cash.   “We’re always...

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A JOURNEY BACK IN TIME AT THE LAYER MARNEY CUP
Aug18

A JOURNEY BACK IN TIME AT THE LAYER MARNEY CUP

It was a scene from a bygone era as participants arrived to fill up at Central Garage, the Gulf Filling Station in London Road, Newport before competing for the Layer Marney Cup. On hand to assist with the fuelling were Central Garage owner Jon McGee and his father Tony, who managed the requirements of participants on and off the forecourt.   “It was a wonderful morning for ourselves and our many regular customers who came along to...

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Essar employee celebrations support Cheshire Young Carers
Aug18

Essar employee celebrations support Cheshire Young Carers

   The sixth anniversary of the acquisition of Stanlow Refinery by Essar Oil UK has been recognised with a £7,500 donation from the company to the Ellesmere Port based charity Cheshire Young Carers. Employees also supported the organisation by raising an additional £1,800 through collections, a sum that will be matched by Essar and brings the total contribution to over £11,000.   Representatives of the charity attended the celebration...

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25TH WELCOME BREAK REBRAND FOR XMO STRATA
Aug12

25TH WELCOME BREAK REBRAND FOR XMO STRATA

  Sign installation and maintenance specialist Xmo Strata is celebrating the completion of 25 Shell rebrands on Welcome Break motorway service stations. The company’s nationwide team of installation engineers, electricians and other trades fitted nearly 3,000 metres of canopy fascia, 34 Shell pectens, 1,263 metres of illuminated Red Bar LED, 18 fuel price signs (sometimes known as MID signs), and 165 spreaders. They have sprayed 204...

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