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Enterprising teenagers take wares to market

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: February 06, 2014

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STONE Farmers' Market got some new traders this month when the next generation of entrepreneurs came to sell their wares.

The more regular food, drink and craft sellers were joined at the High Street market on Saturday by Young Enterprise teams from Stone, Stafford, Penkridge and Brewood schools.

The teenage teams have been challenged to form a business and devise, market and sell a product or service.

Their ideas this year range from cake stands with a vintage twist and drinks coasters with character to accessories for smartphones and tablets. The stalls were scrutinised by Young Enterprise judges as part of this year's competition.

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Dynamic from Penkridge's Wolgarston High School, who are selling iPad stands, won the day's competition.

Alleyne's Academy's Ignite, marketing portable phone charging stands, were second and Zoo Beadz from St Dominic's Girls School in Brewood were third with their "zoo bead" bracelets.

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