Charity Retail News Round-Up – Week Commencing 21.2.22
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.
Here’s our pick from the past 7 days:
Charity retail in a post pandemic world
A great blog from Harry, online manager at Brandon Trust, on their journey into selling online
35 best online thrift stores
Think you know all the secondhand platforms out there? Think again! Here’s a round up of 35 sites focusing on preloved goods. From handbags to denim, designer wear to value bundles, it’s all covered here:
Year round stock campaign from Age UK
It’s good to see Age UK taking a proactive approach to generating stock. We’ll watch with interest to see how the campaign develops over the year – and if others follow suit.
On stock generation – we are working with Esther Pugh from Leeds Beckett Uni on some research around protecting the sector’s source of quality stock in the light of the huge growth in private resale. We’ll keep you posted!
Dublin’s finest charity shops
Vicki was working in Dublin last week and visited some of their fabulous charity shops, including Irish Cancer Society, St Vincent’s and Oxfam. Here’s a round-up of the best city centre stores according to Dublin Live
Take One Leave One – an extension of charity retail?
The campaign to help homeless people, rough sleepers or anyone in need stay warm in the winter is encouraging charity shops to take part too. Would your shops be interested in hosting a TOLO rail?
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The Charity Retail Consultancy helps charity retailers and other non-profits (including museums and galleries) develop their retail operation, improve their product offer and people, and improve their profitability.
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