Charity Retail News Round-Up – Week Commencing 28.2.22
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 at the heart of London Fashion Week
7 good reasons to work in charity retail from the Irish Charity Shops Association
Some great points made in this piece from ISCA that can help you to promote your charity retail vacancies
Managing your reputation when closing a store
Working with bloggers and influencers
Our good friends at St Barnabas Hospice in Lincoln opened their new superstore called The Warehouse recently. They invited a group of Lincoln Bloggers to a preview event and got some fantastic coverage as a result. A brilliant example of partnership working in social media
Mystery books initiative launched
We loved this idea from Demelza of selling a mystery bag of books via their online shop. Have you tried anything similar?
Sustainability offer from mainstream retail grows
More and more mainstream retailers are jumping on the sustainability bandwagon – which is great for the environment. But how might it impact on charity retailers? Do schemes such as this one, launched by Rab this week, mean our supply of quality donations will become eroded?
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