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Market Trader June 21st 2019 - In This Week


1

Another fakes trader fined

A trader in the south west caught selling counterfeit designer clothing at a car boot sale has been ordered to pay out tens of thousands of pounds, local media reports.

Turn to page 2 for more.


2

Street food in Wood Lane

In another development in their pro-markets policy Hammersmith & Fulham council has cooked up a new food event at White City.

Read more on page 6.


3

Clear plan for market revival

A Community Interest Company in Derbyshire is gearing up to take over the running of its local market, and has outlined a clear set of objectives it hopes to achieve in its bid to improve the town.

Page 10 has the full story.


4

Holy not well?

Shopkeepers complaining about competition from markets? It’s not a new thing but it did feature in a couple of stories we’ve carried recently. Industry responses to such moans depend, it seems to me, on how long the gaff has been there. A franchise market dating back 400 years or indeed anything present for over twenty years should have been factored in to shopkeepers business plan – indeed probably was.

See page 14 for more information.


5

Project still on course says council

The long-awaited Northgate Development in Chester has been delayed once again, but Cheshire West and Chester Council insists the project is still on schedule.

Please look at page 19 for the full details.


6

New lease of life for Woolies store

An ex-Woolworth’s store in a Welsh town looks all set to be brought back to life following its transformation into a new indoor market.

Look at page 20 for the rest of the story.


7

Saving summer lilos from landfill

Holidaymakers can see their unwanted lilos transformed into designer bags and pouches thanks to a holiday company that’s pledging to reduce the number of inflatables sent to landfill.

The full article is on page 22.



Market Trader June 7th 2019 - In This Week


1

Lord Mayor hears of Spitalfield concerns

City of London bosses are too sensible a crew for there to any complacency amongst them about the reception the mooted move of all three wholesale gaffs might have.

Turn to page 6 for more.


2

Sizzling celebrity line up for Bolton food fest

Hairy Bikers Si King and Dave Myers will be headlining this summer’s Bolton Food and Drink Festival.

Read more on page 10.


3

Online grocery sales hit £12.3bn

Brits continue to shop with the click of a button, as according to the latest research from Mintel, last year’s sales of online groceries in the UK hit £12.3bn, up 9 percent from 2017.

Page 14 has the full story.


4

More fines for food sellers

Fines for food safety and hygiene offences and prosecution of directors and senior managers have increased following the introduction of new sentencing guidelines in England and Wales.

See page 15 for more information.


5

Locals have their say on market place

A survey undertaken by the Northumberland Gazette has revealed what the residents of the historic market town of Alnwick think about their town centre and market place.

Please look at page 19 for the full details.


6

Clean up at new Glassworks

A cleaning agency has been brought in to help spruce up a new flagship market hall in South Yorkshire, following complaints from traders.

Look at page 20 for the rest of the story.


7

Phishing in the online river

Despite continued action and warnings, HMRC ‘phishing’ scams continue to rise, with criminals using increasingly sophisticated methods to target UK taxpayers.

The full article is on page 22.