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Retail News Articles

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Read the Rural Shop Report 2022

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has today published the Rural Shop Report 2022 which provides key insights into the social and economic contributions of the rural shop sector, inclu...

Feb 21, 2022 |

Read the Welsh Local Shop Report 2022

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has published the Welsh Local Shop Report 2022 which provides key insights into the social and economic contributions of the convenience sector in...

Feb 15, 2022 |

Coming soon, the NFSP Retail Partner Guide 

Finding the right products at the right price for your retail can often be challenging. Who are the best suppliers? Who can give me the best deals? Are they reputable? Will I be tied into long-term...

Feb 7, 2022 |

Free POS materials to get you ready for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day remains one of the biggest greeting card events of the year. Make sure you are well stocked and have allocated a special Valentines promotional area to your store. How about creat...

Jan 17, 2022 |

The NFSP's latest guidance on selling National Lottery products - new age restrictions and Camelot's 'healthy play' campaign

New legislation came into effect from 1 October 2021 mandating that any retailers selling National Lottery products must ensure they are preventing sales to under-18s. The new regulations also mean t...

Dec 7, 2021 |

COVID-19: Masks now mandatory in post offices (and other shops) again

As of Tuesday 30 November, face coverings will be mandatory in post offices and other shops in England.Post Office Ltd provided a summary of resources in an email from Amanda Jones on 29 November &nda...

Dec 1, 2021 |

Cash counters and Scottish banknotes - what to do if you've been experiencing problems

A number of NFSP members have reported issues with cash counters failing to register Scottish banknotes – particularly the new RBS polymer banknotes. The NFSP recently contacted our cash-co...

Nov 25, 2021 |

The NFSP proudly supports #ShopKind

The NFSP proudly supports #ShopKind, a national campaign that aims to tackle the verbal abuse received by shopworkers every day. #ShopKind is supported by major high street retailers as well as the na...

Nov 22, 2021 |

Polymer banknotes - how to spot fakes

Although polymer (plastic) banknotes have been designed to make forgeries more difficult, this hasn't stopped criminals from trying.Because of the frequency with which NFSP members have ment...

Nov 16, 2021 |

Get ready for a Festive Friday

Take part in creating the first wave of Christmas card sending, on Festive Friday (26 November), and help generate a Christmas card-sending mood!Festive Friday is the day when everyone in the card ind...

Nov 12, 2021 |

One year left to spend your paper £20 and £50 banknotes

With the withdrawal of paper £20 and £50 notes after 30 September 2022, people are being encouraged to spend or deposit them at their bank or post office. These notes ar...

Oct 1, 2021 |

Exciting new product launch for NFSP Members

Introducing the NEW 2865-S Banknote value counter from Safescan. Rapidly counts banknotes with the highest precision. RRP £799 - NFSP Members special price of £475 (pric...

Sep 14, 2021 |

Launch of a new NFSP Retail partnership

Robert Clack. NFSP Director of Retail & Commercial, is delighted to announce a new NFSP Retail partnership with History & Heraldry, a global leader in personalised impulse gifting. “We...

Sep 14, 2021 |

Natasha's Law

The UK Food Information Amendment, also known as Natasha’s Law, comes into effect from October 2021 and requires food businesses to provide full ingredient lists and allergen labelling on foods...

Sep 9, 2021 |

Increase to contactless payment limit - update

Following the Government’s budget statement back in March, the legal limit for contactless payments will rise from £45 to £100 per transaction.   Research carried out by...

Sep 9, 2021 |

Thinking of You Week 2021

Thinking of You Week 2021 will be celebrated across the UK on 20th to 26th of September this year. An opportunity for retailers not to be missed Thinking of You Week is being pu...

Sep 7, 2021 |

New Photo ID Code System introduced in Northern Ireland

Become compliant The Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) in Northern Ireland has introduced a new photo code system for online renewal driving licence applications. Whilst post offices in Northern Irelan...

Sep 7, 2021 |

The NFSP supports #ShopKind

THE NFSP SUPPORTS #ShopKind The NFSP proudly supports #ShopKind, a national campaign that aims to tackle the verbal abuse received by shopworkers every day. The campaign is backed by the Home Offic...

May 12, 2021 |

Increase to contactless payment limit

Following the Government’s recent spring budget statement, the legal limit for contactless payments is set to increase from £45 to £100 per transaction. This will allow individuals t...

Mar 16, 2021 |