Charity Retail News Round-Up – week commencing 13.03.23
Each week we share with you our pick of the best stories on charity retail, shopping secondhand and the circular economy from the UK, Ireland and around the world.
We also add links to relevant Charity Retail Learning courses associated with each article to help you implement some of the ideas we’re sharing
Here’s our pick from the past 7 days
2023 Charity Retail Awards
It feels like the blink of an eye since we celebrated the best of our sector at the postponed awards for 2022 – and here we are again, with nominations open for this year’s accolades. If you need help crafting the perfect nomination, get in touch to see how we can help
Charity Shop Girl scoops Most Fashionable Mama award
Whilst we’re on the subject of awards, we want to say huge congratulations to our friend Jen – aka Charity Shop Girl – on receiving Most Fashionable Mama at the Glomama awards. Very well deserved!
Guide released on how to make the most from your book donations
Our friends at Shopiago have produced a helpful guide on processing books – and how they can help with bulk collections. You can read more about it and download the guide here
Royal Trinity Hospice take sustainability even further
A great example from Royal Trinity Hospice on how to really commit to sustainability in all elements of a charity retail operation
Donation days initiative
Our friends at Isabel Hospice are fabulous innovators – and their Tonnes of Care campaign is a great example. This article features a fab partnership that’s yielded some fantastic results already
Merger builds strength for Responsible and Haru
New developments in Northern Ireland as these two businesses join forces
Cats Protection brings positive vibes to Penrith
Lovely to see such a positive story around the new Cats Protection shop in Penrith. Focusing on a great shopping environment, sustainability – and creating jobs for local people who’d been made redundant after mainstream retailers in the town had closed, this ticks all the boxes. We wish them lots of success.
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