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Independent news retailers react with anger over...

Members of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) in Northern Ireland are outraged by wholesaler Newspread’s decision to increase its delivery charges. Newsagents across the province say they are concerned about the future of printed news and some will...


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Independent retailers want to see action not...

Congratulating Sir Keir Starmer on his General Election victory last week, the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) is calling for action and not just words when it comes to protecting independent retailers and their communities from soaring crime. In its...


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Anger as News UK defers retailer profit...

From July 6, the price of The Times Saturday will increase from £3.50 to £4, while The Sunday Times will go up from £4 to £4.50. However, in a letter to retailers from News UK, the publisher has confirmed that profit margins received by newsagents will not be...


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Independent news retailers react with anger over increased carriage charges

Members of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) in Northern Ireland are outraged by wholesaler Newspread’s decision to increase its delivery charges. Newsagents across the province say they are concerned about the future of printed news and some will...
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Independent retailers want to see action not words from new Labour government

Congratulating Sir Keir Starmer on his General Election victory last week, the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) is calling for action and not just words when it comes to protecting independent retailers and their communities from soaring crime. In...
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Anger as News UK defers retailer profit margins on weekend Times cover price increases

From July 6, the price of The Times Saturday will increase from £3.50 to £4, while The Sunday Times will go up from £4 to £4.50. However, in a letter to retailers from News UK, the publisher has confirmed that...
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The Fed demands answers as Telegraph raises cover price, cuts retail terms and defers payment – YET AGAIN

The Fed’s newly elected National President Mo Razzaq is demanding answers from the publisher of The Daily and Sunday Telegraph after letters sent out today (June 20) advised of substantial rises to the cover prices of all three of its...
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Shadow Minister for Policing vows to get tough on retail crime

Alex Norris, the current Shadow Minister for Policing, believes a standalone offence for attacks on retail workers is still just around the corner. The creation of such an offence was thwarted at the last minute when parliament was dissolved ahead...
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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.

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Nestle Professional
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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)

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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