Once again the E M & F Group are delighted to be present at this years CTN World – www.ctnworld.co.uk, a must visit for those involved or looking to be involved in the News and Convenience Retailing sector. Taking place on Sunday 20th November and Monday 21st November at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, just off the M6 motorway, E M & F can be found on stand number 214 and would welcome the opportunity to discuss the selling and buying of businesses.
Hosted by the National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN), who the E M & F Group are pleased to, be Trading Partners with. In addition to members enjoying preferential rates from E M & F when looking to sell their business members enjoy a host of other benefits from the NFRN and other trading partners assisting retailers in developing their business and overall profitability. CTN world offers an excellent opportunity to meet these trading partners.
The NFRN – www.nfrnonline.com, is one of Europe's largest retail trade associations with over 16,000 independent news and convenience retailers in membership throughout England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. They 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 member's interests at governmental and parliamentary level and within the news and magazine industry. They are the official government referral body for the sector and are a powerful voice for the independent.
In this ever fast changing world with large national corporate retailers continuing to expand trade organisations acting on behalf of independent retailers are seen as invaluable enabling the voice of the independent to be heard at the very top. In addition to the NFRN the E M & F Group are pleased to announce a recent new trading partnership with the Rural Shops Alliance – www.ruralshops.org.uk, a national trade association working to support the owners of independent rural shops representing over 8,000 such businesses in the United Kingdom, acting as a national voice and campaigning on their behalf, providing advice and helping them to become more competitive.
The E M & F team look forward to meeting you at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, Sunday 20th November & Monday 21st November on stand number 214 where you will also be able to enter our free prize draw to win a Christmas Hamper.