NFRN launches Independent Retail Report for Scotland 2018

During a parliamentary reception at the Scottish Parliament on 24 April, the NFRN launched its 2018 Independent Retail Report for Scotland.

Independent retailers at Scottish Parliament to launch NFRN Retail Report for Scotland 2018

The report brings to the fore the challenges facing independent retailers in Scotland and the actions needed to overcome them. Along with a particular focus on retail crime, the report also highlights issues with the illicit trade, tobacco regulations, minimum unit pricing, the news industry, and deposit return schemes.

The reception was sponsored by Graeme Dey MSP.

Download the NFRN’s 2018 Independent Retail Report for Scotland here

If you require any further information about the report please email

The challenges we face

…Issues such as retail crime, including the physical and verbal abuse of retailers and their staff; the burgeoning illicit products market; ever-increasing payroll costs and declining access to banking facilities continue to provide the sector with significant challenges…

Rory O'Brien

NFRN Scotland's District President

Download the Report

Pictures of the event

More pictures from the reception can be found on the NFRN Facebook page.

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