New Management at Dudley Market London market specialists, Tudor Markets, have taken over the management of Dudley Market, which had previously been managed by Dudley Market Traders Ltd. The market, which was part of a multi-million-pound revamp two years ago, is owned by Dudley Council, who appointed Tudor Markets after a ‘robust tender process’ Tudor…

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…