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Retailers get face to face with DRS

Scottish retailers had a chance to see a DRS machine in action at the NFRN’s Menzies Linwood depot day. Excel Vending provided the machine and director John Macdonald was on hand to answer retailer questions....
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Retailers say ‘enough is enough’ and take a stand against Smiths News poor service

Around 30 NFRN members from across the UK marched to the wholesaler’s office at 7am with banners and t-shirts stating ‘Enough’s enough! End the carriage charge rip off’, before delivering a letter to Mr...
Why the NFRN took on Payzone over contract terms

Why the NFRN took on Payzone over contract terms

No one should ever be pressurised into signing a contract without being given sufficient time to consider the full implications, such as extra charges or whether new sales targets are achievable and what the...
Payzone

NFRN outlines remaining Payzone concerns

The NFRN has listed issues with the new Payzone contracts that it hopes to change during upcoming discussions with the company. These include: reducing the £105 non-payment charge Giving retailers a full invoice of transactions...

Payzone backs down over contract terms

Payzone has agreed to make changes to the controversial terms and conditions on its new contract following a meeting with the NFRN. The changes mean retailers will now have 28 days to consider the new...
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Gove calls for a bottle deposit return scheme ASAP

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has called for a bottle return scheme to be introduced throughout the entire UK “as soon as possible”, adding that “change needs to come” on plastic waste. A report by Zero...
Payzone

Payzone breaks opt-out promise to retailers

Payzone has broken its promise to allow retailers to opt out of the new "unfair" contracts, instead threatening to charge some retailers "a substantial fee." After the NFRN accused the new contracts of breaking several...
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Payzone hit by NFRN legal challenge

Payzone is to be challenged over its ‘unfair’ contract term changes that have angered some retailers into switching off their terminals in protest. NFRN solicitors have written to Payzone to accuse the company of breaking...
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Anger as Smiths increases delivery service charge by 10%

Retailers are facing a carriage charge rise of up to 10% after Smiths News ended its two-year freeze. The new charges will apply from November for those who chose to fix their price in 2015,...
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Johnston Press papers delisted over cuts to margin

The NFRN’s subsidiary company N3 has delisted all of the Johnston Press titles affected by the publisher’s recent significant margin cuts. The decision was made by the board of the newstrade-focused store network after the...