Bulwell Market – Makeover to Bulwell Market Square Bulwell is a Nottinghamshire market town, situated just under five miles north of Nottingham and four miles east of Arnold. A former centre for coalmining  and textiles, the town isn’t far from the Peak District (approximately 30 minutes from Matlock) but doesn’t attract any of the tourist…

Autumn Fair 2017 The season’s largest home and gifting trade event, is gearing up for this year’s show at the NEC from 3-6 September covering, 12 key buying sectors with a plethora of new and well-established designers and brands from across the globe. Boosted by a dynamic and engaging programme of insightful talks on the…

Freeman Street Market – Grimsby Family Fun at the First Freeman Street Festival I have been visiting Freeman Street Market during Love your Local Market fortnight for a couple of years now and I’m always intrigued to see what Markets General Manager, Sean McGarel is going to pull out of the bag. Prior to my…

BARGAIN BOOKS – Books are Big Business ‘Read all about it!’ Bargain Books are nationwide wholesale distributors to the discount trade. They supply the UK’s most popular puzzle magazines and paperback novels. They also stock an excellent range of children’s books and colouring books for all ages. If you are looking for new and interesting…

Adam Corbally – Loot from the Car Boot A couple of weeks ago, my son Caleb was asking for a new mobile phone as he had broken his before Christmas. Caleb is 11 years old and in his final year at primary school, he asked me for the new iPhone 7!? This phone is about…

All of us were horrified by the terrorist attack at Borough Market which was the third such attack in a short time. Two in London and the third in Manchester. Everyone in the markets industry will want to send their best wishes to everyone directly affected. Of course, the attack at Borough Market was not…

Run your street food business – sustainably! NCASS partners, Biopac share their top tips for trading sustainably Biopac on the recent street food revolution: “Street food is growing in popularity – and it’s not difficult to see why. In cities, stalls and vans are the cosmopolitan way to grab a tasty treat – whilst festivals,…

Groupe Geraud launches new-look Grays Market partnership Grays Market welcomes the arrival of Groupe Geraud to assist in their plan to become Essex’s new shopping destination Europe’s largest private operator of local authority markets, Groupe Geraud, has undertaken its latest town centre market venture in Grays Market, Essex.  They have joined forces with the local…