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The Fed provides a powerful voice for independent news retailers and convenience stores in the media.  See below for our latest press releases. We welcome media enquiries on all issues affecting our members in the UK and Ireland.

For all press enquiries please contact Anne Bingham, Head of Communications, on 07879 646842 or email anne@nfrn.org.uk

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Sunday Mirror and Sunday People price Increase 2021-05-16 UK exc Ch Isles[83]

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The Fed in the News:

Independent retailers have mixed reaction to increase...

Independent retailers in Scotland have reacted in different ways to the Scottish government’s announcement that it intends to increase the minimum unit price on alcohol from 50p to 65p from the end of September. Hussan Lal, president of the Federation of Independent...


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Register for your free National Convenience Show badge

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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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, foodservice and hospitality sectors....


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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 a stop to the 1 million bottles each day which go...


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