• 14.07.2020

    Cazoo Buys Imperial Car Supermarket

    New-start online retailer Cazoo has bought Imperial Car Supermarket for an undisclosed sum. The move takes Cazoo from being an online-only, home delivery, retailer to being a more traditional used car dealer. A...

  • 13.05.2020

    Government guidance lists click and collect option

    New guidance from the Department for Business has stated that while all retail must remain closed, click and collect can operate. However, the Government has today (13 May) confirmed car showrooms are to...

  • 06.04.2020

    March 2020 new car registrations fall 44%

    New car registrations in March fell 44.4% due to the impact of coronavirus. Total registrations for the month reached 254,684 units. In 2019 March new car registrations hit 458,054. The year to date...

  • 01.04.2020

    Fuel Retailing – Changing Landscape

    Looking back on 2019, Madderson points out that the roadside forecourt retailing sector had outperformed almost all other retail sectors in the UK. Now in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, with plummeting...

  • 24.03.2020

    Garages confirmed as essential businesses

    The Government has confirmed garages, car rental operations and delivery are among the facilities should remain open while the UK is in lock-down mode. This means that, currently, there is no pause on...

  • 31.01.2020

    Jet reveals plans for 50-100 co-owned sites

    Plans are under way to develop a Jet-branded company-owned network of between 50-100 sites, according to Mary Wolf, director of Jet Retail UK Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips 66. The numbers...