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Charity shops saw sales increase while high street had a 'torrid' year – Civil Society
Charity shops saw their sales increase significantly in the last quarter of 2019, outperforming the high street, research from accountancy firm BDO has found.
Charity retail sales grew by 3.5% in October, by 5.8% in November and by 3.9% in December compared to the same months in 2018.
The research is based on sales data from 4,000 charity shops. BDO said that both new goods and donated goods sold well over the quarter.
Both Oxfam and Save The Children have independently reported strong retail performances.Read the full article here: Charity shops saw sales increase while high street had a 'torrid' year – Civil Society
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