• 23.11.2018

    Forecourts lead convenience sector in food-to-go category

    Forecourts have the highest food-to-go spend across convenience, according to exclusive research from HIM – a leading shopper insights agency within convenience, wholesale, discounters and foodservice. Their performance compares favourably against independent convenience...

  • 02.11.2018

    Prax Group adds HKS to growing forecourt estate

    Harvest Energy’s parent company Prax Group has bought the sixth ranked company in the Top 50 Indies, HKS, for an undisclosed sum. In the 2018 Top 50 Indies, Leicester-based HKS had 68 sites...

  • 17.09.2018

    Lookers confirms Jennings Group acquisition

    Lookers has said that it will continue to be “a major consolidator” after confirming that it is set to complete the acquisition of Jennings Motor Group for an undisclosed sum. AM exclusively reported...

  • 31.08.2018

    Food-to-go sector growth forecast to outstrip grocery

    The UK’s food-to-go sector is set to grow at twice the rate of overall grocery retail, with international research organisation IGD predicting the channel will grow to £22.8bn by 2023, up from £17.8bn...

  • 20.08.2018

    BGF exits forecourt operator

    The BGF has exited a Leicester-headquartered business which operates forecourts under the Texaco and Gulf brands. The fund initially backed MPK Garages with £7m in March 2016, alongside a further £7m from HSBC....