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delivery service charge

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,...
Johnston Press

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...
zapper app

The NFRN has urged its members to sign up to payment and Zapper app to increase customer loyalty, drive footfall and put them on a level playing field with the multiples. The federation this week...
PayPoint NFRN

To say that the last few weeks have been unpredictable would be a huge understatement. As I write this there is still political uncertainty; business confidence is down; the pound is under pressure and we’ve...
deposit return

A deposit return scheme (DRS) on plastic bottles is not the best recycling solution, but it may need to happen to tackle the UK’s growing problem with waste. That was the message from Coca-Cola European...
tobacco sale

The minimum excise tax is an “evolution in tobacco” that has created an opportunity for independents to entice shoppers away from the multiples, according to Booker managing director Steve Fox. Speaking at the NFRN’s annual...
paypoint

Retailers considering leaving PayPoint rather than pay the additional charges must inform PayPoint of their decision to leave before the end of May. Those who do not will automatically be enrolled in a new...
paypoint retailer pledge

Annual results released by PayPoint show an increase in retail network net revenues, up 6.2% to £117.5m. However, there has been a sharp drop in both UK transactions and payments. PayPoint’s retail network growth comes...

With space at a premium in a convenience store, you need to make sure every inch works for you. Shelley Goel benchmarks himself against other stores based on their turnover per square foot – he makes £23 per square foot a week in his.

With space at a premium in a convenience store, you need to make sure every inch works for you. Shelley Goel benchmarks himself against other stores based on their turnover per square foot – he makes £23 per square foot a week in his.