Sunday 2 November 2014

Special Therry St Marquee Gets Full Treatment

Traders displaced by the Melbourne Music Week event were given relocation options including a "showcase" marquee in Therry St. Plans have now been finalised for the marquee and it even has its own marketing identity (see above).

Here is a blurb from the QVM website -

"Discover a host of shopping treasures at the brand new pop-up street market taking over Therry Street for nine exciting days in November.

The Therry Street Market features a curated selection of traders from the famous Queen Victoria Market. Soak up the sun and enjoy shopping in the heart of Melbourne, where youll find arts and craft, jewellery and clothes, scarves and fabrics a delightful selection of gifts for the whole family.

Its the perfect opportunity to get out in the sunshine whilst shopping to some summertime beats.

The Therry Street Market will also be open Wednesday 19 November as part of the Summer Night Market. Thats two great markets on at the same time!"

Traders operating in the marquee attended a meeting with management on Tuesday and many of the finer details were thrashed out. This is a very interesting exercise and could have implications for future trading arrangements at QVM. How will customers respond to a "pop-up" market? Will it engender good business for traders?