Our knowledge comes from a combination of years of experience in research and retail operations blended with extensive travel and interaction with leading fuel and convenience store operators from around the globe.

Global perspective

Visiting, interacting and working with retailers in the USA, Europe, South and Central America, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and Australasia has provided us with a unique international perspective on the development of convenience retail within the world of standalone (no fuel) and fuel station networks.

Regardless of your business structure, size or development stage, Insight can provide knowledge, support, ideas and connections.

Who have we worked with

Through strategy sessions, presentations and workshops, tailored retail study tour programs and connections some of the companies we have worked with include:

  • 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd – Australia
  • Applegreen, Ireland
  • ENEX – Chile
  • Engen Petroleum Ltd – South Africa
  • Ipiranga Produtos de Petroleo – Brazil
  • Marks & Spencer plc – UK
  • Metcash – Australia
  • Musgrave – Ireland
  • National Oil Corp of Kenya Ltd
  • Neste Oil – Finland
  • OMV Aktiengesellschaft – Austria
  • Orlen Deutschland GmbH – Germany
  • Oxxo, Mexico
  • Paz Oil – Israel
  • Petrobras – Brazil, Chile
  • PetroChina – China
  • Pick ‘n Pay – South Africa
  • Primax – Ecuador
  • QuikTrip – USA
  • RaceTrac Petroleum Inc – USA,
  • Reitan Servicehandel – Scandinavia
  • Sewell Group – UK
  • Sheetz – USA
  • Shell International Petroleum Company – UK
  • Sobeys Quebec – Canada
  • Spar (UK) Limited
  • Statoil Retail Europe – Norway
  • Tesco plc – UK
  • Topaz Energy – Ireland
  • Total Raffinage Marketing – France
  • Waitrose Limited – UK
  • Wilson Fuel Co Ltd – Canada
  • Woolworths pty Ltd – South Africa


“Insight’s knowledge and experience of the latest developments in Global retailing has helped our thinking when developing our convenience strategy.”
Andrew Rowlinson, Operating Model Director, Tesco

“Thank you very much for your great presentation at our senior management meeting in Denmark. It was an inspiration to our discussions.”
Administerende Direktor/CEO, Reitan Servicehandel – 7 Eleven operator in Norway, Denmark and Sweden

“Insight Research are very knowledgeable and extremely well connected in the international fuel and convenience retail industry. In order to develop a new convenience retail proposition we needed to gain an understanding of global market best practice and Insight delivered this for us through a series of organised and very well co-ordinated projects delivered here in Chile as well as internationally in the European market. Insight are experts in taking convenience and fuel retailers on the innovation journey!”
Gerente de Marketing, Empresa Nacional de Energía ENEX S.A. CHILE

“On behalf of the Shell conference organization committee I would like to thank you for your interactive & engaging presentation last week in Kuala Lumpur during the ‘Current Reality’ session. Your session was very well received as it provoked new thinking and good debate and you will also be glad to know that the concept of the ‘Petropreneur’ came back multiple times in group discussions through the meeting!”
GM Global Convenience Retail & Lubricants, Shell Downstream Services International B.V.

“Access to store management & level of information shared was excellent. Also availability to take pictures at retailers was great!” 
Senior Vice President Marketing, Wawa, USA

CEO, 7-Eleven, Australia

“As always a well-managed and professionally organized event that presented some very interesting topics for discussions and thought”
Head of Design, SPAR International

“Fantastic and insightful speakers with some interesting concepts and views”
Marketing Manager, Retsol, South Africa

“Very good day. A lot of different interesting presentations which will be very useful for running our business”
European Category & Project Manager, Total France

“Really like the discussion between Quiktrip and Applegreen. Really interesting to hear two industry experts talk.”
Director International Business, Coca-Cola USA

“Productive meeting held with Statoil executives. Ideas, innovation and new strategies shared between Engen & Statoil”
Marketing Manager, Engen South Africa

“A good mix of international convenience trends”
Head of UK Franchise, Marks and Spencer, UK

“Excellent content, very good presentations, close to business as always”
Manager Non-Fuels Business, Orlen GmbH, Germany

“Great presentations – great discussions”
Sales Director, Menigo Foodservice, Sweden

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