Sustainability

Hobbycraft provides more reusable, recyclable, and packaging-free products than ever before

27th March 2024|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Hobbycraft, the UK’s largest arts and crafts retailer, has continued its commitment to building a more sustainable future by providing more reusable, recyclable, and packaging-free products in [...]

Barbour Re-Loved partners with Oxfam at Glastonbury to deliver charity rental scheme

19th March 2024|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Heritage and lifestyle brand Barbour has partnered with Oxfam, the international poverty-fighting organisation at Glastonbury to launch for the very first time, a Barbour Re-Loved jacket rental [...]

ZigZag has partnered with JogOn to help stop one million shoes from going to landfill

14th March 2024|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

ZigZag, a provider of technology-driven retail returns solutions, has partnered with environmental campaign, JogOn, in its commitment to prevent one million pairs of running shoes from going to [...]

Decathlon rebrands to “Move People Through the Wonders of Sport”

13th March 2024|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Decathlon, a global leading multi-specialist sports brand, is revealing its new purpose, to “Move People Through the Wonders of Sport”, and the strategy behind this bold new ambition [...]

Gen Z shuns Valentine’s clichés in favour of pre-loved gifts, Adevinta research reveals

12th February 2024|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Younger European consumers lead the way in sustainable gifting this Valentine’s Day, with 49 percent preferring to receive a one-of-a-kind pre-loved gift rather than a new, mass-produced item.  [...]

ITV announces eBay UK as sponsor of first Love Island All Stars series to give love and fashion a second chance

22nd December 2023|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

As familiar faces get a second chance at love, the partnership aims to inspire consumers to give fashion a second chance too  eBay UK has announced that [...]

Appetite for plastic free Advent Calendars grows among Brits

8th December 2023|Christmas, Latest News, Sustainability, Trends|

Between 2019 and 2022, the production of plastic free advent calendars jumped by over 200 percent as consumer appetite for alternative advent calendars continues to grow DS [...]

Oh Polly Group introduces exclusive rental service in collaboration with Zoa for the party season

7th December 2023|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Oh Polly Group, the renowned fashion conglomerate encompassing Oh Polly and sister brand Bo+Tee, is thrilled to announce the launch of an innovative rental service in collaboration [...]

IKEA UK strengthens sustainability offering with launch of new mattress removal and recycling scheme

22nd November 2023|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Mattresses will be collected from customer homes by an IKEA partner, The Furniture Recycling (TFR) Group Customers can book a collection online or in-store, for £40 per [...]

IKEA to open new city store in Brighton as Ingka Centres purchases Churchill Square Shopping Centre

13th November 2023|Company News, Latest News, New Stores, Sustainability|

Ingka Centres acquires Churchill Square shopping centre as second UK location   New IKEA store will be the third City store in the UK, following IKEA Hammersmith (2022) [...]

Perspex Distribution Ltd celebrates 20 years of excellence in the thermoplastic industry

13th November 2023|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

Perspex Distribution is proud to celebrate a significant milestone in its history - 20 years of industry-leading service and innovation. Perspex Distribution opened its first branch in [...]

Carbon negative coffee company Kiss the Hippo launch sixth coffee shop in Chelsea

8th November 2023|Company News, Latest News, New Stores, Sustainability|

Kiss the Hippo, the award-winning speciality coffee shop and roastery, is thrilled to announce that they have opened a new location in Chelsea. Known for their house [...]

Grocers lead retail sector in balancing profit pressure, planet and price rises

3rd November 2023|Latest News, Opinion, Sustainability|

By Gurpreet Gujral, Fund Manager and Head of Renewables at Atrato Partners With lower food price inflation, upwards cost pressure on the shopping basket has softened slightly, [...]

London Repair Centre launch aims to transform lives and build conscious consumption

2nd November 2023|Company News, Latest News, New Stores, Sustainability|

The United Repair Centre London (URC London) has opened in Haringey. The new centre is the result of a collaboration between social impact companies United Repair Centre and Fashion-Enter, [...]

New wind farm featuring onshore turbines has capacity to provide up to a third of Sainsbury’s electricity

30th October 2023|Company News, Latest News, Projects, Sustainability|

Sainsbury's has committed to buy 100 percent of the electricity produced by newly opened Longhill Burn Wind Farm Sainsbury’s commitment to purchase energy produced over next 15 [...]

Cadogan completes landmark development on Chelsea’s iconic King’s Road – ‘The Gaumont’

25th October 2023|Company News, Latest News, Projects, Sustainability|

The Gaumont embodies Cadogan’s long-term ambition to create a new commercial and cultural anchor for the King’s Road  220,000sq ft mixed-use development includes a rooftop bar, cinema, [...]

One Stop celebrates its 10-year partnership with The Salvation Army

2nd October 2023|Company News, Latest News, Sustainability|

One Stop is celebrating its 10-year partnership with The Salvation Army with some impressive statistics which show the strength of the relationship and how much it has [...]

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