Tag: NFRN

Greg Deacon
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Greg Deacon joins NFRN as Chief Operating Officer

The NFRN has appointed Greg Deacon as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective from 9 September. Deacon joins...

Sunday People and Sunday Mirror
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Reach raises prices, cuts margins

Newspaper publisher Reach has accompanied cover price hikes for two of its Sunday titles with a drop in...

Ravi Katharkamar
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Newsagent murdered as new retail violence surveys published

Shop theft and age-restricted sales are key triggers for violence and abuse against shopworkers, a new Usdaw survey...

Victoria Atkins
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Crime Minister reveals plans to tackle retail violence

Home Office Minister Victoria Atkins has announced a package of measures to tackle violence against retailers. The move...

Victoria Atkins
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Home Office ‘positive’ about shopworker protection

Home Office Minister Victoria Atkins (pictured) has hosted representatives from the retail sector for a top-level industry summit...

Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Mike Mitchelson
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Police and thieves: NFRN chief calls out Home Secretary

NFRN National President Mike Mitchelson challenged Home Secretary Sajid Javid on police response and the performance of Police...

Margaret McCloskey
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Margaret McCloskey leaves NFRN

Margaret McCloskey, Head of Operations at the NFRN, is to leave the organisation at the end of September...

Egmont titles Lego Star Wars and Toxic
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NFRN condemns publisher for ‘game changing’ distribution experiment

Comic publisher Egmont has been accused of reducing independent news stockists in the north of England to second...

Menzies Distribution lorry
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John Menzies sells news distribution business

Menzies Distribution has been sold to a private equity firm for £74.5m. Parent company John Menzies will now...

Mike Mitchelson and Justice Minister Rory Stewart
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Justice Minister hears independent retailers’ concerns about retail crime

NFRN National President Mike Mitchelson (pictured left) spelled out the impact that retail crime has on independent retailers...