If you're looking to buy stock for your business The Trader Wholsale Magazine should be the first place you look. Published monthly, it contains an exhaustive list of advertisements for companies who supply everything from end of line and surplus stock such as fashion and homeware goods to shop fittings and display equipment. Supplimentary to the print magazine is an online directory on their website containing many of their advertisers, all arranged into useful categories. The Trader is available at all good news agents.
Market Trade News (MTN)
MTN is a monthly magazine filled with all the latest Market Trade News from around the UK. This is vital reading for all Market Traders and Market Operators containing regular features of interest to all associated with the British Market industry. MTN is published by Glen Holland LTD. To order your subscription call 01775 711777. Click here to visit their website.
Market Trader is a weekly publication with indepth coverage of day to day events within the British Market Industry. It's advertisers are also useful to any trader looking to buy stock or find a new market pitch. Market Trader is published by World's Fair, subscriptions start at just £20 for 6 months. Call 0161 683 8000 for details or visit their website.
The Showman's Directory
If you're looking for an event at which to sell your products The Showman's Directory should be your first port of call. This is the most comprehensive guide of its kind for UK outdoor events and services providing a calendar of events and the contact details of event organisers. The Showman's Directory is published by Lance Show & Publications. To order your copy call 01730 266624 or visit their website.
The Market Yearbook is a valuable directory of British Markets published annually by World's Fair (publisher of Market Trader). Each entry includes details such as the type of market, the days it operates, contact details, the number and sizes of stalls, pitch rental prices and a whole lot more. A highly valuable resource for any trader. The Market Yearbook is published in January each year and costs £12.99 and can be ordered from World's Fair on 0161 683 8000. Visit their website.
A Guide to Markets and Market Trading
The Trader magazine also publishes this useful little guide which costs £12 and can be ordered by phone on 01202 445477.