Groupe Geraud started life in business over 130 years ago in France. The family owned business has since grown in to the primary operator of retail and wholesale markets in Europe. In 1998 Groupe Geraud came to the UK creating Geraud Markets UK Ltd, following this the joint venture partnership with Liverpool began in 2003…

War Horse Last weekend I went off to the theatre to watch the play “War Horse” at the Lowry theatre, now those of you that know me might be thinking, Corbally? The Theatre? The Lowry? Well here’s how it all came about. Last year on the way to Las Vegas I had exhausted the list…

‘It’s that time of year when every Market business should be buying-in product for the New Year. All successful retailers rely on their Buyers to source new product and ‘refresh their offer’ on a regular basis and that means up to 12 months in advance. Identifying new lines is more important than ever nowadays whilst…

Woking’s new Covered Market opened on 4th October with the ribbon being cut by the Mayor Tony Branagan accompanied by Councillor Gary Elson and Council leader John Kingsbury. The new covered Market has been built to replace the Open Market on Victoria Way which is due to close for redevelopment in the New Year. The…

Tameside Markets are celebrating a hat-trick after winning three national awards. Staff have been named Market Team of the Year by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) after impressing judges with the “range and quality” of markets they provide as well as their vision and support of initiatives such as Love Your Local…

Nabma was delighted to welcome some 320 delegates to the Kensington Holiday Inn in London, as the NABMA and WUWM memberships joined forces to share their respective conferences and good practice. The conference programmes were packed with sessions around strategy, policy and operational matters linking wholesale and retail interests. The fantastic range of quality speakers…