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Latest charity retail news

Charity Shops denied lockdown grants due to the unnecessary application of EU rules
Businesses on the high street including charity shops and a wide range of other retailers are being denied access to business saving lockdown grants.
The ecommerce virtual conference - full programme now available
Four more inspiring sessions have now been confirmed for The ecommerce virtual conference - completing this essential programme of webinars.
Our events April - June 2021
Our events schedule for Q2 of 2021, which is the first quarter of the new membership year, is now available to view. Have you renewed your membership?
Women in charity retail #choosetochallenge
In our recent Workforce survey 2020 it was found that 76% of people who work in charity retail are female, but only 45% of the top level roles (Director/Head of Retail) are held by women.
Charity shops say ‘save donations until shops are open to support charities’
The Charity Retail Association has launched a campaign urging the public to stop leaving items outside of closed charity shops or already full donation banks.
Dismantling racism - workshop for CRA members
This workshop will allow participants to reflect and consider how racism applies to charity retail so that we can take steps to make positive change.
Wellbeing - understanding 'burnout'
Now more than ever it is vital to look after our wellbeing. Along with all aspects of wellbeing, 'burnout' is something very important that we all need to be aware of whilst navigating through the pandemic.