Even though our roots go back to 1893, the first recorded national meeting was in Leicester, in 1919.
We exist to help the independent retailer compete more effectively in today’s highly competitive market by providing practical help and assistance, commercial support, deals and buying opportunities, training, expertise and services.
The NFRN also actively represents its members' interests at governmental and parliamentary level and within the news and magazine industry. We are the official government referral body for the sector and are a powerful voice for the independent retailer.
"Where’er one man can help another, thank God for such a birthright, brother." J. Russell Lowell