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BWG ‘reach out’ with charity cycle

Senior BWG figures are to join a charity cycle in support of an organisation helping young people. Pat Towey of Spar Express Ballaghaderreen is hosting the cycling event on May 22 in association with Reachout.com and the Ballaghaderreen Cycling Club. Willie O’Byrne, managing director of BWG, is joining the cycle, along with Spar’s national sales manager, Colin Donnolly. The event ...

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Let Glasdon help you utilise your forecourt to its full potential

Display your advertising posters in style with the extremely robust, low maintenance and easy to use Advocate™ Poster Display Sign. The large display area holds a 40 x 30 inch or B1 poster to give outstanding visual impact, which will help boost sales and awareness. Store and display products in style! Orion™ Display Unit has a large display area that ...

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Maxol investment to create ten new jobs

Forecourt and convenience retailer Maxol has announced a £1.25million investment to upgrade shop facilities in eight of its company-owned service stations across Northern Ireland. The investment will see Maxol extend its fresh chilled food and convenience offering in conjunction with its symbol partner Spar at each of the stores, while creating ten jobs in the process. Maxol is also planning ...

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PRA welcomes fuel duty freeze

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has welcomed a freeze to fuel duty until April 2017. Chancellor George Osborne announced he will hold off increases to the duty on motor fuel for 12 months during Wednesday’s Budget. PRA chairman Brian Madderson said his association had been lobbying Government and the Treasury on the issue for sometime, outlining the potentially damaging effects on the economy and ...

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Topaz telematics deal to boost fuel card efficiency

A deal between Irish telematics company Transpoco and Topaz is to give a major boost to the efficiency of the fuel retailer’s fuel cards. Worth an estimated €250,000 a year, the agreement will see Topaz adopt Transpoco’s Synx technology, integrating GPS software with fuel card data to provide cost-saving intelligence. SynX, which was developed following a €1m investment programme, uses ...

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Maxol creates 80 jobs with Mulhuddart and Donabate sites

Maxol has announced the opening of two new sites, including the largest in its 100 year history. The forecourt convenience retailer said 80 jobs will be needed for the sites at the N3 at Mulhuddart, and Donabate in North East Dublin. The permanent positions include retail supervisors, shop sales assistants and deli sales positions. The Mulhuddart Services on the N3 ...

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