Tag: Petrol Retailing

  • A Theory of Contract Choice with Reference to Petrol Retailing: Risk, Incentives, & Competition

    By: C. Caffarra

    In the UK petrol retailing industry, oil companies have a variety of contracts from which to choose when structuring the organization of their retail networks. Such contracts range from exclusive supply agreements with independent dealers, to various forms of agreement for the operation of companyowned sites: tenancies, licences, commission agencies, direct management by company employees; […]

  • Vertical Contracts in Petrol Retailing

    By: C. Caffarra

    The purpose of this paper is to describe the variety of contractual arrangements in use in the UK petrol industry between refiners/wholesalers and their retailers, and assess their respective properties. Section 2 provides a brief account of the evolution of the main contractual options over the past two decades, emphasizing both the process of dynamic […]