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Source: “Markets Matter Reviewing the evidence & detecting the market effect” published by Manchester Metropolitan University www.business.mmu.ac.uk
Retail markets’ turnover is worth £10.5 billion annually to the UK economy
UK markets employ over 100,000 people in 2008
Markets contribute to key factors for improving the vitality and vibrancy of town centres
Visit Britain says markets are “unique, quirky, unusual”
Markets are crucial to the distinct identity of a town
Markets offer food security