Tag: NFRN

Man using electronic cigarette
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Confusion over e-cigarette legislation

Elements within new regulations making e-cigarettes age-restricted will cause confusion for retailers already overburdened by red tape, according...

NFRN's Scottish award winners
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NFRN heralds Scottish winners

The NFRN held its inaugural Scottish Regional Awards last week at its Scottish conference with wins for independent...

Newspaper display
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Mixed response from newsagents as Mirror and Sun increase cover prices

A forthcoming 10p cover price increase on all UK Saturday editions of the Daily Mirror has been welcomed...

Cigarettes in plain packaging
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Tobacco firms gear up for plain packs legal fight

Several of the UK’s leading tobacco manufacturers have stated they will defend what they call their ‘legal rights’...

Scottish Parliament building
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Shops held up as newsagents discuss retail crime with MSPs

As independent retailers met politicians at the Scottish Parliament to discuss concerns about soaring incidents of retail crime,...

Big Ben
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Independent retailers rally against plain packaging in Westminster

Around 100 independent retailers from all over the UK and the Republic of Ireland held a rally in...

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Newspaper publishers step up efforts to protect home news deliveries

Newspaper publishers have committed to taking action to protect home news deliveries after the NFRN revealed the impact...

Newspaper stand
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NFRN renews demands for news wholesalers to drop carriage charge rates

Independent retailers have renewed demands for wholesalers to pass on the fall in petrol and diesel prices by...

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NFRN and sub postmasters discuss possible merger

The membership associations representing independent newsagents and sub postmasters have held “positive” talks about forming an alliance, said...

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NFRN outlines plans to Parliament

The NFRN launched its 2013 public affairs agenda this week when parliamentarians were presented with what the NFRN...