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CommentWire

UK forecourts: services and Internet beat oil

Published By Datamonitor
09 Feb 2001
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Expert View

UK forward gas market risks over-optimism on import capacity

While wholesale prices for next winter threaten to hit fresh record highs, the forward curve suggests that UK gas will become cheaper from 2007 as new gas imports bolster supply security. The current price outlook is, however, clouded by market illiquidity and uncertainties surrounding future LNG trading.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Mar 2006
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

UK frozen ready meals: smaller households choose the easy option

Published By Datamonitor
02 Nov 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK fuel duty: a false sense of security?

The reduction of fuel duty to curtail volatile oil prices is a strategy entirely dependent on the real upstream situation. If oil production continues to meet demand, controlling fuel duty is a way of smoothing out price spikes, but if not, cutting fuel tax creates a potentially disastrous false security.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Jul 2005
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UK fuel retailers face falling petrol and diesel sales

As in the rest of Europe, service station operators in the UK have complained of falling petrol and diesel sales over the past six months. However, the UK has been particularly hard hit, and given that oil prices are likely to remain high and that drivers have necessarily become more aware of their fuel expenditure, UK fuel retailers may have to become accustomed to this falling demand.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Aug 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK fuel: Britain to build first bioethanol plant

The construction of Britain's first bioethanol plant represents the first step towards the establishment of a worthwhile domestic fuel industry. However the output generated by the plant will only be a proverbial drop in the ocean of total UK petrol consumption, and a mere fraction of the capacity needed to meet understated government targets.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Jan 2006
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK fuel: record prices are a mirage

Fuel prices have risen sharply in the last 12 months, reaching the record levels last seen during the fuel protests of mid to late 2000. Though certain interested parties - notably the road haulage sector - are again bemoaning the price spike, the crisis is somewhat illusory once the effects of inflation and earnings growth are considered.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Apr 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK fund supermarkets: consolidation imminent

The popularity of investing has led new players to set up fund supermarkets, but the UK market will prove unable to sustain all current players. There will be significant changes, including a period of consolidation and a change of focus for some fund supermarkets as the B2B channel becomes the top revenue source.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Dec 2001
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

UK gaming: PC software's importance will decline to 2005

Published By Datamonitor
31 Jul 2002
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UK garden center market: recession providing fertile ground for growth

Dobbies' recent announcement that total sales in the 2008 financial year grew by 12% is a reflection of the fact that garden centers are benefiting from consumers becoming increasingly prudent with their spending. The results and the trend that they reflect point to a favorable outlook in both the short and long term for garden centers if they can differentiate themselves as specialists.

Published By Datamonitor
14 May 2009

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