This fuel retailer has doubled the number of sites it operates in less than a year, adding 95 Esso forecourts as well as its first operation in Scotland. Sales leapt 40% to £438m in the Blackburn company’s last financial year. Founded in 2001 by entrepreneurs Zuber Issa, 42, and his brother Mohsin, 43, its petrol stations feature Spar convenience stores and food outlets including Subway, Starbucks, Burger King and Greggs.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank38
CompanyEuro Garages
ActivityFuel forecourt operator
LocationBlackburn
Sales £m438.5
Operating profit £m12.4
Main shareholdersIssa family (100%)
Staff1,377
Founded2001
Websitewww.eurogarages.com

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