Sustainability

Co-op gets to ‘core’ of crop challenges faced by UK apple growers to help shoppers bring more of the harvest home

29th September 2022|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Co-op have introduced a range of measures to get to the ‘core’ of issues faced by the apple industry facing crop challenges due to hot weather and [...]

Betty the e-waste shark washed a-store at Thistles shopping centre

23rd September 2022|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Thistles shopping centre has unveiled a new art installation, Betty the e-waste shark, which has been making a splash with shoppers. Betty is a life-sized basking shark [...]

The Future of Retail at Autumn Fair and Moda

15th September 2022|Latest News, Show News, Sustainability, Trends|

Four days, four destinations, twelve product sectors, thousands of retailers, hundreds of exhibitors showcasing millions of new and innovative products including homeware, décor, gifts, greetings and stationery, [...]

Let’s Go Circular: the Cambridge Community joins forces this October at Grand Arcade Cambridge

14th September 2022|Latest News, Show News, Sustainability|

Grand Arcade is hosting a week-long event of exhibitions and activities, from 22 to 30 October, focusing on the Circular Economy to give practical examples and ideas [...]

ProCook Volunteers join Life’s a Beach Charity for beach clean

14th September 2022|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Employees from UK kitchenware brand ProCook joined Life’s a Beach charity and Printwaste to clean up waste from the beach at popular seaside destination Weston-Super-Mare following a [...]

eBay partners with Reskinned to expand preloved offering

12th September 2022|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

eBay has announced a new partnership with Reskinned, sustainable preloved clothing repair and resale specialists, to expand the online marketplace’s offering of preloved items and reduce growing [...]

Upbeat Autumn Fair highlights key trends for Home, Gift & Fashion

7th September 2022|Latest News, Show News, Sustainability, Trends|

Autumn Fair, the UK’s leading wholesale marketplace for Home, Gift, Fashion and Sourcing at NEC Birmingham, delivered a comprehensive series of trend-led presentations and catwalk shows this [...]

Trendsetter receives high ‘environment’ and ‘worker’ score as it is awarded Certified B Corporation Status

7th September 2022|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Trendsetter, a sustainable bedding manufacturing house and parent company of The Fine Bedding Company and Night Owl, has recently announced its global certification as a B Corporation. The brand [...]

Queen’s Representation Presents Sustainability Award to Southern Co-op

5th September 2022|Awards, Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Dressed in full uniform, complete with ceremonial sword, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire paid a special visit to Southern Co-op yesterday to present the Queen's Awards for Enterprise. [...]

Primark launches vintage clothing concessions in Birmingham and Manchester

23rd August 2022|Company News, Latest News, New Stores, Sustainability|

WornWell by the Vintage Wholesale Company to offer vintage and one-off items of clothing, allowing Primark customers to shop vintage and new under one roof.  New concession [...]

Childrenswear brand Frugi cuts waste through circular cotton collaboration

19th August 2022|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Sustainable Childrenswear Brand Announces Participation in the Cotton Lives OnTM recycling programme to Turn Cotton Waste Into Roll Mats  Frugi, an innovative brand in sustainability with GOTS-certified [...]

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