Funds for retailers

SCOTTISH Government retail minister Tom Arthur MSP has been urging independent retailers to tap into an £80m support fund.

New boss for NFRN

THERE is a new face at the top of the Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN).

Price hike slammed by NFRN

THE NFRN has slammed news wholesaler Menzies for its decision to hike charges.

Changes afoot

THE Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) has welcomed the announcement of a company restructure at Menzies Distribution.

Budget reaction

INDUSTRY leaders have expressed their disappointment with the Scottish Government’s decision to end 100% non-domestic rates relief for retail businesses.
Deposit Return Scheme

DRS is kicked into the long grass

THE Scottish Government has once again delayed the implementation of the deposit return scheme.

United call for retail discount

THIRTEEN leading business representative groups have called on the Scottish finance secretary to introduce a business rates discount for all retail premises.

Reduction a disgrace

THE Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) has slammed Newsquest’s choice to reduce retailer margins.
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Deacon joins Jisp

Greg Deacon has taken on a new role at retail technology provider Jisp, following his departure from the NFRN in December.
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Call for cash action

THE NFRN has called on the government to ensure free access to cash for all, despite the continued increase in usage of other payment methods
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Wage hikes are coming

NLW rising but rates policy still hangs in the balance
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Poster calls for patience

Customers are being urged to be patient as part of a new campaign from the NFRN

Newspaper supply chain in danger

Trade associations the NFRN and ACS have joined forces to raise concerns about the future of the newspaper supply chain.
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NFRN grants for those in need

THE National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) has raised £200,000 for its Covid-19 Hardship Fund in under three weeks
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Taking the fight to parliament

RETAILERS south of the border sent a clear message to the UK Government that it must do more to tackle the blight of retail crime.
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Sweet deal for NFRN

THE NFRN has launched its biggest ever buy one, get one free initiative with Booker.