March 7, 2012 market trader news
You will have seen the Mary Portas report about the UK’s High Streets.
She has made lots of recommendations about what can be done to improve the High Streets and we await the Government’s response, which is likely to be forthcoming in the next few weeks. Markets figured prominently in Mary’s report and she was unequivocal in her support for the markets industry, emphasising her belief that “Markets can serve as fundamental traffic drivers back to our High Streets”.
Mary also highlighted how important markets can be as an opportunity for a new start business and encouraged the establishment of a National Market Day.
The market industry organisations decided that they would not wait for the Government’s response on the Mary Portas report before taking their own action. The idea of holding a National Market Day has been enthusiastically embraced by the markets industry and we are going ahead with this event during the period 23rd June – 8th July 2012.
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