PayPoint has announced that more than 1,500 members of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) have signed up to become Park Super Agents to help their customers save for Christmas and boost their earning potential by over £1,000 per year.

Park Christmas Savings, part of PayPoint Group, is the UK’s biggest Christmas savings club, helping over 350,000 families to spread the cost of Christmas, by allowing them to manage their households’ budgets through the rising costs of living and boost their spending power through regular offers and discounts.

Customers can also access a wide range of gift cards and vouchers from over 140 of the biggest online and high street brands, including Argos, Primark and B&M.

Every retailer that signs up as a PayPoint Park Super Agent receives access to an extensive support package, including training, digital and in-store POS, personalised saver communications and a national £2.5m advertising campaign driving awareness which kicks off in December.

By recruiting savers in their local area ahead of the festive period, retailers can earn over £1,000 a year in commission. This includes £10 for every new customer sign-up, 3% of all savings and £5 for every customer that uses the scheme again next year.

Nick Wiles chief executive of PayPoint said: “Despite only launching Park Christmas Savings Super Agent proposition earlier this year, it’s great to see retailers’ continued enthusiasm for the programme. In addition to providing additional opportunities for retailers to earn, the service plays an important role in helping families budget ahead of the festive period and beyond, ensuring they can still have a memorable Christmas despite the current cost of living challenges.”

Muntazir Dipoti, National President, the Fed said: “Fed members are dedicated to continually improving their customers’ experience and supporting their local communities, which is why the Park Christmas Savings service is proving so popular. We’re proud to continue to work with PayPoint to offer this exclusive opportunity for our members and would encourage all our retailers to take advantage of the scheme and to put their names forward to become a Park Super Agent.”

Stephen Tate retailer from Addisons News Agency (Stockton) explained that he had already seen a significant demand from his local community who have taken proactive steps to begin saving for next year.said: “Key to this has been the POS and training support provided by PayPoint. The bespoke leaflets and posters have really helped increase uptake and boosted the commission retailers receive.”