Charity Retail News Round-Up – week commencing 19.12.22

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 also  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

Our 2022 highlights

Hot off the press, here’s our highlights from 2022 – thank you to everyone who’s worked and engaged with us over the past 12 months. We hope your year has been as good as ours and that 2023 is even better!

Acopia Best Dressed competition winners announced

Congratulations to St Mary’s Hospice shop, Ulverston, Dog’s Trust, in Wetherby & Cornwall Hospice Care in Truro. You can see the winning windows here:

Who are the Winners of The Acopia Best Dressed Charity Christmas Window Competition 2022? | YouTube



Visual Merchandising Webinar – Planning Your Year | Charity Retail Learning

Commercial sellers step up to meet demand

Even more investment & collaboration from ebay in terms of second hand fashion. An amazing stat from ebay is that they have seen  one second hand fashion sale every second so far in 2022.

eBay ties up with circular fashion form ACS to expand second-hand offering | Charged Retail



Introduction to ecommerce | Charity Retail Learning

It takes two baby!

A fab example of two organisations collaborating – including our friends at St Lukes Cares in Leeds. Working together can really help to have greater impact, and can be done in lots of creative ways. Who in your community would be good for you to link up with?

Community collaboration raises £800 for Getting Clean | South Leeds Life



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

Charity shops to the charts

Great to see charity shops at the top of this list as Dr. Gordon Fletcher from the University of Salford Business School, shares his predictions for the next 12 months.

Britain’s entrepreneurial spirit will flourish in 2023 says leading business lecturer | Business Leader News


This will be our last news round up of 2022 as the team all take a well earned break – so we wish you a very happy festive season and a peaceful and profitable new year!

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.

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