Charity Retail News Round-Up – Week Commencing 01.08.22

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

New charity retail insights from NFP Research

NFP’s latest research gives us some great headlines to help promote charity retail and engage with new markets

Charity shops in 2022: five observations from our research | nfp Research

Students collaborate with charity shops for sustainable fashion

A great initiative between the University of Chester, SHARE, and Save the Children. Showing an amazing way in which charities can partner with their local community to promote sustainable and affordable fashion.

University of Chester Students aim to make a difference with charity shop fashion collection | FE News



Charity retail community engagement – events, social media & telling your story | Charity Retail Learning

Thriftify competition gathers pace

A Thrift Off competition run by ecommerce platform, Thriftify, The Charity Shop Gift Card and She Wears Fashion are all collabing to find the best thrifter out there. We’re thrilled that our friend Jen – aka Charity Shop Girl won her round and is through the next stage. We can’t wait to see how the competition progresses!

 New superstores from Weston Hospicecare & Barnardo’s

We’re seeing more and more superstores popping up across the country. With the opportunity to sell a full range of product – and to offer charity services and engagement activities, they’re a great way to raise profile and income.

Huge new charity shop to open in Somerset town | Somerset Live

A huge charity superstore has opened at Swansea’s Parc Tawe | Wales Online



Space management – making the most of your shop floor | Charity Retail Learning

Retail with Impact – CRA conference bookings flying off the shelves!

Have you booked your place at the charity retail event of the year? The CRA conference is always a brilliant couple of days – this year it’s in beautiful Harrogate and ticket sales are going great guns! Make sure you book your place and don’t miss out. 

Charity retail conference and exhibition 2022 | Charity Retail Association

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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.

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.

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