April 20, 2012 Banbury Guardian
BANBURY market has celebrated its second year of trading under family firm Sketts with the launch of both a new look for the Saturday and Thursday stalls and the introduction of a new antiques fair.
The market has been run by Sketts for the past two years and has now undergone a relaunch in line with the recent proposals put forward by Mary Portas. Retail expert Portas, whose report into the future of the high street was commissioned by Prime Minister David Cameron, proposed 28 recommendations with the aim of rejuvenating Britain’s ailing shops.
Market manager Russell Dean believes the new layout will improve the market and bring more shoppers to the Banbury area.
“These developments are designed to bring in an even wider range of interested browsers and keen shoppers ton Banbury town centre on market days,” he said.
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