Notes to Editors
MFG’s managing director, Jeremy Clarke said: “We are delighted to be bringing another major brand to the MFG network. This acquisition gives us 90 high volume, quality stations that reinforce our commitment to become one of the most dynamic and profitable independent forecourt operators in the UK.
“We are looking forward to working with Shell to maximise the potential of these sites to the benefit of our customers.”
Zuber Issa, Chief Executive, Euro Garages, said: "We look forward to working closely and extending our relationship with Shell. The site portfolio secured extends our UK presence and consolidates our existing forecourt estate. As a result, more customers will be able to enjoy our branded retail convenience offer, whilst still being able to access quality Shell fuels and lubricants."
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For more than 100 years, Shell has focused on making our customers’ experiences as convenient as possible. From establishing our first fuel station to launching our first convenience retail offer, this focus has seen our network grow to become one of the world’s largest single-branded retail businesses. With more than 45,000 sites operating across 70 countries, 500,000 front-line people serve more than 25 million customers around the world every day.
As well as selling more than 160 billion litres of fuel, Shell sites also sell more than 100 million cups of coffee, 250 million soft drinks and 450 million confectionary items annually. We are able to do this with the help of our valued retailers who supplement and improve our offer.
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