Founded in 2001 by entrepreneurs Zuber and Mohsin Issa, this fuel retailer has expanded rapidly and now has 72 sites across Britain. Its petrol stations feature Spar-branded convenience stores, as well as food outlets Subway, Burger King and Greggs. Earlier this year, the Blackburn business extended a deal with coffee retailer Starbucks to open 150 sites over the next five years.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank106
CompanyEuro Garages
ActivityFuel forecourt operator
LocationBlackburn
Sales £m305.1
Operating profit £m7.4
Main shareholdersIssa family (100%)
Staff780
Founded2001
Websitewww.eurogarages.com

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