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Applegreen ambition still strong

As Applegreen opened its latest motorway monolith on the way to Lisburn, Joe Barrett told Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer the company is not short on ambition Applegreen’s 2016 was huge. Along with adding a wealth of new dealerships, strengthening its hold in England and developing its presence in the US, the company managed to stop the traffic on opening ...

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Emo adding value at Castlebridge

Since making the switch to Emo, Louis Flannigan’s long-standing site in Castlebridge, Co Wexford, has seen sales soar with his value-led approach Flannigan’s Centra and Emo forecourt is now resident on the site of a family business that has been serving the Castlebridge community for over 80 years. Just a short drive north of Wexford town proper, the Flannigan’s first ...

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Applegreen ‘success story’ continues in Mullingar and Irishtown

Two leading independent retailers have switched to the Applegreen brand, and tell Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer of their pride in joining an ‘Irish success story’ Two popular forecourt owners believe the Applegreen success story continues in Mullingar and Irishtown, and speak with warmth about their new relationship with the innovative forecourt retail brand. Noel McIntyre, owner of McIntyre’s Spar Service ...

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Freshii enjoying healthy growth

Freshii Ireland master franchise holder Dave O’Donoghue speaks to Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer about the exciting new concept that’s energising the market Freshii is one of the fastest-growing food-to-go brands in the world, serving a healthy and customizable menu built around fresh ingredients. Since opening its first store in the US in 2005, Freshii has grown to over 300 ...

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Lottery Select rolling out in PostPoint stores

You can now offer Ireland’s most popular National Lottery games in your store through PostPoint. Offering Lottery Select to your customers will undoubtedly increase revenue and footfall for your store. The National Lottery is one of the most recognisable brands in Ireland, with widespread recognition and appeal for all age categories. The new Lottery Select service from PostPoint makes available ...

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Accutrace S-10 – The end of fuel laundering?

What’s different about the additive that the Revenue Commissioners have chosen for the new marked gas oil dye? Why were the dyes – Euromarker and solvent blue 79 – considered ineffective markers, too easily removed by fuel launderers, and leading to a loss of revenue going into hundreds of millions of euro? The answer lies in the chemical structure of ...

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