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Tax the energy companies – not independent retailers

Tax the energy companies – not independent retailers

A leading Scottish MSP has called for a windfall tax on energy companies and a cap on tariff prices for smaller businesses. Anas Sarwar MSP was addressing independent retailers at the Fed’s Scottish trade and business conference in Glasgow on Tuesday, March 29. He...
Independent retailers accuse Reach PLC of short sightedness

Independent retailers accuse Reach PLC of short sightedness

The Fed has voiced its disappointment over Reach PLC’s decision not to include pro rata terms as part of increases to the cover price of Express editions. From Monday, March 28, weekday editions of the Express will rise from 80p to 90p. The Saturday edition will go up...
JPI price increases to include pro rata terms for retailers

JPI price increases to include pro rata terms for retailers

The Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) has welcomed the announcement by newspaper publisher JPI that it is to include pro rata profit margins for retailers as part of planned increases in the cover price of a number of its titles.