Charity Retail News Round-Up – Week Commencing 08.08.22

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

Sustainable, secondhand September approaches!

This time of year is always exciting as we approach some key events in the charity retail calendar.

Firstly, we have Secondhand September for the whole month – set up by Oxfam in 2019, it’s a great way to engage with customers, donors and volunteers.

Second Hand September | Oxfam GB



We’re saving the planet! Using Visual Merchandising to tell your sustainability story – 19.10.22 | Charity Retail Learning

Sustainable Fashion Week

Sustainable Fashion Week also happens in September – and this year it’s gone large! 

Sponsored by our very own Charity retail Association, the week showcases sustainable fashion in the UK – and invites al charity retailers to take part. You can read more about the launch in Bristol here:

UK Sustainable Fashion Week to host first show in Bristol | Fashion United


….and how to get involved here:

Charity Retail Association sponsors Sustainable Fashion Week 2022 | Charity Retail Association


Here’s a great example of promoting the event and gaining community engagement  from Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity:

Buckinghamshire hospice charity partners with local schools for Sustainable Fashion Week | Charity Retail Association



Green credentials for charity retailers | Charity Retail Learning

Charity Retail Conference and Awards

Finally in September, it’s the highlight of the year – the Charity Retail Conference and Awards.

Have you booked your place yet? It’s a fantastic two days, not to be missed – bursting with new ideas, information and inspiration. Book your place today:

Charity retail conference and exhibition 2022 | Charity Retail Association

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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