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With just weeks to go until doors open to National Convenience Show, part of the UK Food & Drink Shows (29th April – 1st May), those planning a visit are being urged to register for their free badge here ahead of three fantastic days of insight, advice and...


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Fed welcomes government’s new retail crime crackdown...

Independent retailers have welcomed today’s (Wednesday’s) announcement from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that assaulting a shopworker is to be made a separate offence. Muntazir Dipoti, the National President of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed), said:...


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Fed’s cautious welcome as News UK and...

Independent news retailers have given a ‘cautious’ thumbs up after the CMA cleared a proposal from News UK and DMG Media to combine their printing and primary distribution operations. The new company is expected to go live in early June and will operate independently,...


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With just weeks to go until doors open to National Convenience Show, part of the UK Food & Drink Shows (29th April – 1st May), those planning a visit are being urged to register for their free badge here ahead...
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Fed welcomes government’s new retail crime crackdown with separate offence for assaulting shopworkers

Independent retailers have welcomed today’s (Wednesday’s) announcement from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that assaulting a shopworker is to be made a separate offence. Muntazir Dipoti, the National President of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed), said: “We have been...
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Fed’s cautious welcome as News UK and DMG Media print merger gets go-ahead

Independent news retailers have given a ‘cautious’ thumbs up after the CMA cleared a proposal from News UK and DMG Media to combine their printing and primary distribution operations. The new company is expected to go live in early June...
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The UK Food & Drink Shows 2024 – 10 Reasons to Visit

10 Reasons to Visit… The UK Food & Drink Shows 2024 The UK Food & Drink Shows return to the NEC, Birmingham next month (29th April – 1st May) bringing together the very best of the grocery, specialist retail, wholesale,...
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Fed Co-Signs Letter to MP – DRS

The Fed has co-signed a letter to Robbie Moore MP in an attempt to prevent another delay in delivering a DRS in the UK At the last election, the Government committed to introducing a deposit return scheme, to help put...
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We work with a large range of partners to bring great brands, products and services to our members. If you would like to partner with us, email bd@nfrn.org.uk.

Mail Newspapers
Telegraph Media Group
Topps
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
Barclaycard
Bionic
Nestle Professional
Camelot
Booker Wholesale
PayPoint

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If you wish to learn more about the Fed or the benefits of becoming a member, give us a call today!

0207 017 8880 (UK)

01 453 5822 (Ireland)

You can also send us an email at contactus@nfrn.org.uk

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The Fed is here to support independent retailers with a range of benefits not only during the good times but also when the going gets tough.

Right now, there is no better time to join. Being a member means you’re not on your own and you are part of a wider community of like-minded retailers.

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Get in touch

If you wish to learn more about the Fed or the benefits of becoming a member, give us a call today!

0207 017 8880 (UK)

01 453 5822 (Ireland)

You can also send us an email at contactus@nfrn.org.uk

Benefits

The Fed is here to support independent retailers with a range of benefits not only during the good times but also when the going gets tough.

Right now, there is no better time to join. Being a member means you’re not on your own and you are part of a wider community of like-minded retailers.

Learn More