Barrow in Furness’s original Covered Market was built for the Furness Railway Company in 1864 but was bought by Barrow Council in 1874. The site of the Indoor and Outdoor Markets had been the brainchild of Sir James Ramsden, who had earmarked the location in a master plan he drew up in 1856. Establishing a…

The Market Square has been the centre of Cambridge since the middle ages. Cambridge was a flourishing town by the 10th Centuary and even had its own mint. It was also the administrative centre for area and so it was a Town of some importance. By the time of the Domesday Book, in 1086 Cambridge…

Errol Sunday Market has a fascinating and unusual history. What was once a military airfield with strategic importance is now the location of Scotland’s largest indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot. The Sunday Market is owned and operated by the Morris Leslie Group, which was originally founded over 40 years ago on a farm in…

Questions and Answers Question:- I currently have a unit at an indoor market but the market will be undergoing some renovations. Can I claim against my insurance policy for the loss of earnings for the period when I’m not trading? Answer:- I can’t answer this with total certainty without seeing your insurance cover, but most likely,…

An interesting issue has been raised by one of our members relating to the position of markets held under Charter. The member was of a view that such markets were exempt for VAT purposes. Unfortunately, this is not the case so if any other members were of the view that their charter powers protected them…

As announced on Twitter earlier today, Kirsty Flatt will be leaving the Market industry and her role on MTN. We would like to place on record our thanks for all of Kirsty’s efforts on the Publication over recent years, and wish her all the very best for her future career. Due to the change, we…

The UK’s no.1 discount fashion event returns on the 11th and 12th of March 2018 at ILEC Exhibition Centre, London! StockXchange attracts all types of buyers and retailers to come and find their future best sellers. At the show visitors can find great deals on current season, past season and discounted lines from leading brands.…

Top retailers including John Lewis, Tesco and Oliver Bonas have already registered, so don’t miss out! Register now for your Spring Fair ticket and and join them in discovering new brands, top brands, amazing new products, the future (via brand new experiential trends feature, The Atelier), 5 days of the best content and lots lots…

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