Welcome to NewsPro – the category management service for members of the Fed.
- Saves you money:
- Average initial cashflow saving of £500
- Makes you money:
- Regular promotions throughout the year, maximising sales opportunities
- Makes business easier:
- Regular standing order reviews = average saving £100
- Savings in time and resource.
Read on for more details and see how to join if you have not taken up this fantastic benefit.
NEW - The latest Frontline titles are here! Keep reviewing this page for updates.
This month we are featuring Christmas magazines within NewsPro stores. Here are just a few of the reasons why:
- In recent years Christmas Home Specials have provided magazine retailers with a valuable seasonal incremental sales opportunity. In 2022 the Christmas Specials market was worth over £1.6m in RSV.
- These Specials cover everything from decorating your home, to festive crafting, and of course cookery. With on sale dates during September, they provide an early seasonal sales opportunity!
- Frontline publishes six of the eight titles within this market, including four of the top five revenue generating titles: Good Housekeeping Collection, Country Living Special, Your Home Special, and Simply Christmas. In 2022 the Frontline titles accounted for 72% of the total Christmas Home Specials market (£1.17m)
More detailed information on each of the titles featured is available in the download.
Group performance goes from strength to strength
Welcome to the Newspro Retail Group webpage where I trust you will find a host of information to help you and your business. Please take a few minutes to navigate a few areas you may find particularly interesting are our resources and if you offer HND Store2Door. We have an ethos of constant development and improvement and your feedback is vital to help us achieve this. Why not drop us a line on your thoughts or additions you would like to see at Newspro@nfrn.org.uk.
In addition to competitive edge Newspro provides members with a host of other benefits detailed below. There are also a number of resources available via this webpage to assist members Make Money, Save Money and Make Business Easier. See below what members have to say or visit our resources section for further information and downloads.
Newspro members enjoy:
- Average £500 cashflow saving
- Customised magazine range
- Store Manager Choice facility
- Improved availability
- Removal of unwanted titles
- Regular promotions
- Best practice advice
- Reduction of early returns & lost credits
- Home news delivery support available
- Dedicated Service & Support
What the members say
“After taking over my store, Newspro profiled my range removing the non-selling titles allowing me to gain the best return from my selling space, whilst also reducing time spent on the category. I would highly recommend.”
Judy Mercer, Belfast
“Through regular range reviews and communication informing me of forthcoming sales opportunities, Newspro has proved to be an asset to my business.”
Chris Guy, Morpeth
“Newspro has ensured i have the right titles for my store including customer orders, I would highly recommned.”
Don’t hesitate, joining is easy and you can start enjoying the fantastic benefits!
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Please find below a series of documents for your reference in helping you and your business.
Newspro Retail Group
Annual Events Calendar
Throughout the year there are key events which may heighten customers focus and interest resulting in possible sales opportunities.
To assist in forward planning and to capitalise on such events Newspro Retail Group has produced an Annual Events Calendar. By highlighting key events and sales periods throughout the year it allows you to identify and be ready to make the most of these opportunities and act as a reminder in your busy schedule.
In addition to national events, there may be local events that are key to your individual sales. The events calendar allows you to record these for reference. This will assist in planning and capitalising on these events in the future.
- Plan ahead – Remember that monthly magazines are dated ahead, especially important at Christmas.
- Secure your required copy in advance with your wholesaler.
- Be aware of sell outs – regularly check availability.
- Display relevant titles prominently in store to make the most of the sales opportunity.
One you have the correct range maintaining availability is key to maximising sales. To assist with this there is an explanation of availability plus a downloadable availability checklist.
Core Range Documents:
Home News Delivery
Service & Support
Best Practice In Store
Latest Industry Updates
|Title Name||Cover Issue||On Sale Date||Previous Price||Current Price||Previous VAT||Current VAT||Previous Barcode||Current Barcode||Last Modified Date||Pro Rata|
|FAST CAR PERFORMANCE PACK||Dec-21||17/12/2021||£6.99||£6.99||£0.00||£0.00||9770951749907||11||9770951749075||12||09/12/2021||Permanent Barcode|
***** Title that appeared as COLOURING HEAVEN COLLECT with the Issue cover 35 and barcode 977251620302235 on your DPDN will be referred to as COLOU HEA COL FLOWER GIRLS Issue 35 on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as UNCUT ULT GDE with the Issue cover DEC and barcode 501079110605312 on your DPDN will be referred to as UN ULT GDE GEORGE HARRISON Issue DEC on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as SPORTING GREATS with the Issue cover JAN and barcode 977263475000201 on your DPDN will be referred to as SPORT GREA RISE OF RONALDO Issue JAN on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as NEXT TECH with the Issue cover 102 and barcode 977251394901502 on your DPDN will be referred to as NEXT TECH CREAT PHOTOGRAPH Issue 102 on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as LETS COLOUR SERIES with the Issue cover 4 and barcode 977275474100399 on your DPDN will be referred to as LETS COLOUR SER LEARN DRAW Issue 4 on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as IMAGINE SMARTTOUCH S with the Issue cover 125 and barcode 977239976301925 on your DPDN will be referred to as IMA SMA IPHONE FOR BEGINNE Issue 125 on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as HISTORY OF ROYALS with the Issue cover 69 and barcode 977239775402669 on your DPDN will be referred to as HISTORY OF ROYALS STUARTS Issue 69 on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as CLASSIC ROCK PLAT SERIES with the Issue cover 35 and barcode 977236187100135 on your DPDN will be referred to as CLASS ROCK PLAT PINK FLOYD Issue 35 on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as EARLY LEARNING PLAY PACK with the Issue cover 112 and barcode 977174714507112 on your DPDN will be referred to as EARLY LEA PLAY PK CHOMPING Issue 112 on your recall note.*****
NOTICE AS OF 03/09/21
***** Title that appeared as TAB FICTION FEAST with the Issue cover 8 and barcode 977146353613909 on your DPDN will be referred to as TAB FICTION FEAST Issue SEP on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as VICTORIA FALL BAKING with the Issue cover OCT and barcode 977193698302628 on your DPDN will be referred to as VICTORIA FALL BAKING Issue FALBAK on your recall note.*****
NOTICE AS OF 20/08/21
3 titles will appear differently on your returns note than your delivery note these are:
***** Title that appeared as AUTO EXPRESS SPECIAL with the Issue cover 18SEP and barcode 977096745029333 on your DPDN will be referred to as AUTO EXPRESS SPECIAL Issue 18AUG on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as BASS PLAYER UK with the Issue cover 413 and barcode 977263418700613 on your DPDN will be referred to as BASS PLAYER DUSTY HILL Issue 413 on your recall note.*****
***** Title that appeared as ESQUIRE UK with the Issue cover SEP and barcode 977096051515909 on your DPDN will be referred to as ESQUIRE UK Issue AUT on your recall note. *****
Please make your staff aware of this to ensure these titles are not missed when due for return.
This section contains the latest information on product price changes for your reference and is updated weekly.
There are also details of late notifications that have come through since the last weekly update to keep you abreast of changes.
The latest in Magazines
Here are the latest recommended titles that present the best sales opportunities.
District Council Update
The NewsPro team most recently attended the Welsh district council to answer members queries and update on recent activity and forthcoming promotions.