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Founded in 1919, the Fed is one of the largest employers’ associations, supporting over 10,000 independent retailers and small businesses.

Our practical help, commercial support and exclusive deals are designed to make a measurable difference to your business.

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Newsagents express disappointment at latest Smiths News...

Members of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) have expressed disappointment after news wholesaler Smiths News advised that its carriage charge template is to rise by nearly 2 per cent from September 7. Customers were receiving letters advising of their...


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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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Newsagents express disappointment at latest Smiths News carriage charge increase

Members of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) have expressed disappointment after news wholesaler Smiths News advised that its carriage charge template is to rise by nearly 2 per cent from September 7. Customers were receiving letters advising of...
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The Fed welcomes the resurrection of amended Crime and Policing Bill

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.
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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.
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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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Our partners

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

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

Join

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