BP news

21 September 2021
bp and Albert Heijn have reaffirmed their commitment to expand their partnership in the Netherlands. By the end of 2022, more than 100 petrol stations will have an AH to go The two businesses first partnered in 2016 and announced expansion plans in March 2020 , but progress has stalled because of the pandemic. The roll out will help boost bp’s food credentials, while enable Albert Heijn to...
13 September 2021
Our latest research provides recommendations on how you should prepare for energy transition in convenience retail. Available to IGD Retail Analysis subscribers: The future for forecourts in Europe Below are some of the key highlights… Looking for more insight? Retail Analysis subscribers can read more here: Your guide to convenience...
01 June 2021
This year, the NACS Convenience Summit Europe is being held virtually across three days. We round-up the highlights from day 1, covering global strategic issues, quick commerce and e-mobility by NACS President & CEO Henry Armour, Maxol CEO Brian Donalds, Shell EVP Retail Istvan Kapitany and others. What keeps the convenience retail industry up at night The results from the NACS Global Issue...
05 February 2021
Last month, we outlined five global trends that will shape the convenience channel this year and beyond. While it is still early, we are already seeing new proof-points in support of our views. Acqusitions supporting physical expansion recovery Physical expansion in convenience retail is much more fluid compared to larger formats. While this has slowed since the pandemic, plans that were pl...
31 July 2020
David Jones and BP have announced that they will convert an additional 21 sites to David Jones Food stores by the end of 2020. Further sites across Melbourne and Sydney David Jones and BP teamed up last year, with the first David Jones Food store on a BP forecourt opening in November 2019 at BP Bayside Gateway in Melbourne. Since then the retailer has opened 9 further sites in both Melbourn...
02 March 2020
Albert Heijn and BP plan to expand their retail cooperation to over 100 sites across the Netherlands. To go food available at BP Shoppers will be able to buy Albert Heijn ‘to go’ food and drinks at select BP stores in the Netherlands. The partnership brings the expertise and experience of both retailers to provide a convenience range tailored to driver’s needs. BP’s existing shop offer will...
12 April 2019
As reported by Convenience Store, BP is to make its Wild Bean Cafe food-to-go proposition available to independent dealers within its network. Full roll out expected by the end of 2019 BP’s new Wild Bean Cafe franchise scheme will initially be trialled in independent stores over the next three to four months, but is expected to reach full roll-out by the end of 2019. The scheme will be made...
27 February 2019
We’ve been in-store in BP’s latest Wild Bean Café development to see how it is pushing the boundaries of what a forecourt food-to-go offer can deliver, while remaining true to the needs of its core customer base.   Source: IGD research A focus on hot food The design of the store draws customers’ attention to the Wild Bean Café itself, situated next to the tills in the far corner o...
14 December 2017
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has rejected the proposal for Woolworths to sell 543 fuel sites and convenience stores to BP. ACCC believes fuel prices would rise as a result of deal The decision for Woolworths to sell off its fuel business to BP was announced in late 2016, with some time taken for a decision to be made by the ACCC on whether the deal can go ahead....
05 October 2017
The Australian competition regulator has delayed its decision over the sale of Woolworths' 528 service stations to BP. The potential deal The proposed AUD1.8bn deal (US$1.4bn) will rebrand Woolworths' stations to BP in Australia, but the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has expressed some concerns over the potential impact on prices to convenience groceries and general supply ...