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Market Trader November 9th, 2018 - In This Week


1

New market opens doors

Shoppers in a South Yorkshire town have been offered a new retail experience following the opening of part of a new shopping and leisure complex.

Turn to page 2 for more.


2

Relief at Ridley reprieve

There’s relief all round at Ridley Road Shopping Village where, following a crisis in mid October, traders have been told by the property’s owners they will be able to trade up to Christmas on the premises.

Read more on page 6.


3

Fur ban looks likely

The sale of fur could soon be banned at Cambridge market and other council owned premises in the city after councillors agreed to back a motion last month.

Page 10 has the full story.


4

Has he lost it? Not quite!

Having just had a pretty significant birthday I suppose it was inevitable things might happen to reinforce the old saw ‘you’re not as young as you were’. A thought almost as depressing as the saying ‘remember today is the first day of the rest of your life’ that used to appear on England’s Glory match boxes. (Considering they sold mainly to smokers it had an ironic twist too!)

See page 14 for more information.


5

Are food labels failing British shoppers?

Ubamarket, creator of the award-winning retail app, has commissioned nationally representative research to find out the nation’s attitudes towards food labels, and in response to the results it will be launching a new allergen alerts feature on its supermarket shopping app.

Please look at page 19 for the full details.


6

Big plans for Bradford

Plans are currently being drawn up to redevelop a well known market in a West Yorkshire city, alongside proposals for a major new food market, local media has reported.

Look at page 20 for the rest of the story.


7

Spending boosted by hot summer

With the long days of sunshine now a distant memory, a recent report reveals that the unusually good weather this year encouraged many more consumers to put their hands in their pockets.

The full article is on page 22.



Market Trader October 26th, 2018 - In This Week


1

Stoke’s Winter Wonderland looks set to return

The planners behind the popular Winter Wonderland event in Stoke are hoping to return to the centre of the Staffordshire city this coming Christmas.

Turn to page 2 for more.


2

Ealing back

Early October saw the return of the ‘Eat Me, Drink Me’ Collective operated Ealing Artisan Market, the weekly event featuring artisan food producers, designers, makers and street food traders from west London and beyond.

Read more on page 6.


3

Transformation for shopping centre

Work has started at Langney Shopping Centre in Eastbourne, East Sussex, as part of a £6.5m transformation.

Page 10 has the full story.


4

Know your product

With the colder weather closing in and winter waiting in the wings, we thought it might be the ideal time to take another look at the interesting (no really) story of gloves

See page 14 for more information.


5

Reminder for food businesses

In the wake of recently reported fatal allergic reactions, Northampton Borough Council is reminding food and drink businesses in its region of their legal requirement to provide allergen information about the products they sell.

Please look at page 19 for the full details.


6

Real Deal Online

A new government-backed initiative has been developed to protect consumers and small businesses from the harm caused by the growing trade in fake goods on social media ‘buy-and-sell’ groups.

Look at page 21 for the rest of the story.


7

The frightening truth about Halloween

It’s that time of year again, when the nation takes great delight in scaring friends and neighbours, and new research from Mintel forecasts that Brits will spend a spooktacular £419m on Halloween this year, up by 5 percent from £400m in 2017.

The full article is on page 22.


 

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