Monday 29 August 2011

Market Interview - John Magno

Name? – John.
What do you do/sell at the market? - Men's and ladies footwear.
How long have you been at the market? -31 years, although my family has been here for 45 years.
What do you like best about the market? - Customers & stallholders and occasionally management.
Worst moment? - Hearing about people dying.
Past jobs? - None really - born & bred trader.
Sporting interests? – AFL and 20/20 cricket.
If you were CEO for a day? - I would try to have a better understanding of stallholders and their individual needs.
One thing nobody knows about you? -I once started a panel beating apprenticeship.
Favorite food? - Anything - I just love food.
Favorite drink? -Brown Brothers Cienna (a light sweet red wine).
Favorite TV show and movie ? - 2 1/2 men, Batman with Jack Nicholson as The Joker
Favorite Singer/Band? - Meatloaf
What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? - Dad used to say “Listen to what I say because I'm older and you can't buy experience in a milk bar.
If you had your Sunday arvo free from the market, what would you do? -play with the kids.
If you were given a 2 week free holiday anywhere around the world, where would you choose to go? – Europe.
Anything else you'd like to say about life at the market? – I love market life but not the current hardship. 
Thanks John.