Charity Retail News Round-Up – Week Commencing 06.06.22


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.

We’re also now going to 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:

 

🏳️‍🌈 For the month of June we are running a Charity Shop Pride Window Competition 🏳️‍🌈

Share your shop’s Pride display and have a chance of being one of the 3 winners at the end of the month.

Full details here: Pride Month Window Competition | LinkedIn

Charity Retail Awards 2022

Charity Retail Awards 2022 – Charity Retail Association Supplier of the Year Award – we’d love your vote if you value what we do – more details about how to vote are here

Recommended: Safeguarding | Charity Retail Learning (Free for all CRA members)

 

Charities urge exemption from ‘unpopular’ online sales tax

A very important article from Civil Society detailing the proposed online sales tax and its effects on Charity Retailers, including statements from our friends at the CRA on the necessity of an exemption for charities.

Charities urge exemption from ‘unpopular’ online sales tax | Civil Society

 

ITV Corrie’s Kimberly Hart-Simpson looks totally different from Nicky character as she poses in £3 charity shop outfit

A fantastic story of a Coronation Street star showing off her stunning outfit and providing some charity retail tips. Simple things like this go a long way in promoting charity shopping to the public and we hope to see this amazing trend continue.

ITV Corrie’s Kimberly Hart-Simpson looks totally different from Nicky character as she poses in £3 charity shop outfit | Manchester Evening News

Recommended: Charity Retail Top Tips with Jen – The Charity Retail Consultancy | YouTube

 

The seven best charity shops in Oxford, Banbury and Bicester according to Google reviews

A helpful article giving the rundown of some of the best charity shops in the area according to public feedback. Letting you know where you can get the best finds and also help out for important causes.

This article includes stores from Sobell House, Sue Ryder, Bardardo’s, Scope, & Woodgreen Pets Charity

The seven best charity shops in Oxford, Banbury and Bicester according to Google reviews | Oxfordshire Live

 

Collaboration aims to highlight impact of stroke, disability and fashion

We loved this collection by Style for Stroke – although it’s not preloved it is ethically produced from deadstock textiles and printed to order.  Plus it highlights a great cause, looks great and raises money for the charity via their online sales.

Collaboration aims to highlight impact of stroke, disability and fashion | Charity Today News

 

More About Us

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.

The Charity Retail Learning provides online & face to face training developed by charity retailers, for charity retailers. We work in partnership with the Charity Retail Association to deliver Charity Retail Learning to their members and beyond.

The Charity Retail Coach offers a first class executive coaching service via our Associate, Dan O’Driscoll.

To find out more or to speak to us about how we can help you, please get in touch:

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