News UK has infuriated news retailers by announcing a 1.75% carriage charge increase that will take effect from Monday February 3rd 2020.
NFRN expresses concern at national living wage increases and calls on Prime Minister to support and not penalise retailers
National living wage set to rise to £8.72 an hour in April 2020.
Cadbury has been voted the top Brand of the Century by independent retailers.
The NFRN has expressed disappointment that newspaper publisher Reach is adjusting the percentage margin that retailers receive to as little as 20 per cent on a number of its titles.
The NFRN has welcomed the announcement that Jon Bunting, current chief executive of Smiths News, has stepped up to become the interim chief executive of its owner, the Connect Group.