Jackie Casey has recently moved on from her job as Bolton’s Market Manager to join Market Place Europe as their Business Development Manager. She has a wealth of experience in the market world and takes that with her to join the hugely successful team Allan Hartwell has in place. Formally Bolton Market Manager, Jackie worked…

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…