This Week in the Market edition 127 – 18 April 2017

In today’s This Week in the Market, Children in the Market wrap up, sign up to our direct debit service and a reminder about Anzac Day trading hours next week.

Market News

Children in the Market

There were many children who had fun visiting the Market last week and discovering what takes place.

It was a successful couple of days and thank you to those family members who brought their children and ensured they remained safe at all times.

Stay tuned for information in the future about the next Children in the Market event.

Stay up to date with your payments

Don’t miss an invoice payment again – sign up to our direct debit service for all Market related fees such as access card renewals and parking.

Simply download the direct debit authority form from the Melbourne Market website to elect to have the total balance of your monthly market related fees transferred over to direct debit.

Note: Lease and license fees are not eligible for direct debit and must be paid quarterly in advance via EFT as per the terms of lease and license agreements. 

Anzac Day public holiday

A remindeImage result for anzac day imager the Market will be closed next Tuesday 25 April for Anzac Day.

Refer to the Melbourne Market website for full details regarding the Anzac Day trading hours.

Industry News

Bringing Ideas to Life workshop

A one-day workshop has been developed for small to medium businesses looking to expand through best practice innovation tools, collaboration and intrapreneurial behaviour. Business owners & entrepreneurs, managing directors, innovators, technical management and marketing and sales professionals are invited to attend.

The interactive workshop will feature:• Learning best practices in how to: identify, craft and test ideas that will have the best chance of succeeding in your business and the market place.

• Takeaway tools such as Knowledge and Product Mapping, Consumer inspired Design Rules, Insights to Ideas, Prototyping and building your future new product development pantry.

• Learning the latest Fast Moving Consumer Goods Best Practice innovation tools and methodologies

• Understanding your shopper and their buying behaviour

• Being exposed to best in class approaches to design and visualisation using 3D imagery and prototyping

• Visualising new product development instore via virtual store

• Receiving a checklist to get your product “Retail Ready” for ranging acceptance
Date: 3 May 2017
Location: Monash University Clayton Campus, New Horizons Building, 20 Research Way, Clayton Victoria
Cost: $350 +GST

For further information please email Rod Heath on or 03 9905 8445.

Key Dates

Anzac Day

  • Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Access card common expiry

  • Sunday, 30 April 2017

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