The next Richard Branson or Alan Sugar may have launched their career on Watton high street today when the town launched a pioneering market to help new entrepreneurs.
The idea was inspired by Mary Portas’s report on the future of town centres and aims to give budding businessmen a ‘ladder of opportunity’ to test products in a low-risk environment instead of signing a costly long-term lease.
Organisers plan to mentor small businesses, and introduce successful firms to Watton landlords who could let them share the tenancy of currently-empty town centre shops on favourable terms.
Brothers Joe and Tom Shepherd from Ovington, near Watton, started internet replica weapons business Arms of Chivalry last September but came to the entrepreneur market to meet customers face to face for the first time
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Mar 21, 2019 0Wrexham.com A Continental Street Market showcasing cuisines from across the world will return to Wrexham town centre this week. Over the next four days (Wednesday 20th – Saturday 23rd March) Hope Street, Regent Street and Queen Street, will play host to international themed traders selling street...