This Week in the Market edition 161 – 19 December 2017

In today’s This Week in the Market, a Christmas message from the MMA, Christmas Eve deliveries and a reminder about Christmas and New Year trading hours.

Market News

Christmas Eve deliveries – notice to your unloaders

As you are aware, Christmas Eve will fall on a Sunday this year.

In light of this, to avoid potential issues such as damages claims and/or potential coolroom storage charges, store and stand holders are encouraged to contact their respective market unloader in relation to their availability to receive produce deliveries on Sunday 24 December 2017.

Christmas and New Year trading hours reminder

A reminder the Fruit and Vegetable Market will be closed on the following dates during Christmas and New Year:

  • Saturday 23 December to Tuesday 26 December – Christmas
  • Saturday 30 December to Monday 1 January – New Year

Access to the Market on Saturday 23 December is available for collection of produce to facilitate arrangements made between buyers and sellers.

The Buyers’ Walk will be closed but access to stores is available from the rear.

Trading hours will operate as normal outside of these holiday periods.

For more information visit our website here.

Industry News

Don’t forget to collect your free Mango Point of Sale kit

There are still some great Mango Point of Sale kits available for Melbourne Market retailers.

They’re available for FREE from the Melbourne Market heritage truck in front of the Customer Service Centre.

Each kit contains:

  • Colourful posters for in-store displays
  • Buntings
  • Concertinas

Hurry though – stocks are limited!

Key Dates

Christmas and New Year

  • 23 to 26 December 2017 - Fruit and Vegetable Market closed
  • 30 December to 1 January 2018 - Fruit and Vegetable Market closed

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