Charity Press Office
Cybertill-released news and events about the charity retail industry and market.
5 mins read As the world continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, no part of society seems to be left unscathed. Fears are surmounting around the worlds economic health, and the dramatic changes to our lives ahead.
2 mins read We have created 4 actions that you can do that will support charities during these unprecedented times, so that charities can be there for those who need them when now, and when normality resumes.
2 mins read Well, we are beyond excited to update this post and announce that although we were up against some strong competitors at the IT Europa Awards, we won Vertical Market Solution of the year!
4 mins read 77% of consumers would buy books second hand, whilst 62% would buy previously owned vinyl and CDs. (YouGov)When we look at a breakdown of these results, 82% of 35-44-year-olds selected that they would purchase books second hand, followed closely by the 45-54 age group (79%). Interestingly, 73% of Gen Z (18-24-y
3 mins read 55% of Gen Z would place a charity shop on their ‘ideal high-street’ according to a YouGov survey. Surprising? Maybe not.
< 1 min read Press Release: Barnardo’s chooses CharityStore for EPoS Roll-Out
2 mins read Last year 272,000 children, young people, parents and carers were supported by Barnardo’s through more than 1,000 services across the UK
3 mins read Christmas is already upon us and with the chaos that Black Friday usually brings now behind us, the high street is fully focused on increasing footfall and revenue for the Christmas Shopping period.
3 mins read Resilient. The one word that sticks out when reading the latest Charity Shops Survey. A word that resonates with people of the UK no matter what is going on in the world.
< 1 min read Cybertill will be supporting PDSA in their centenary year to donate 100 bags for 100 years campaign.
3 mins read GDPR has been set up to protect an EU individual’s data and information, so why is it important to charities?
3 mins read Charity retail is experiencing a surge in popularity, with a 32% growth in 2016, the sector currently raises over £270m each year for a range of causes in the UK.
< 1 min read Cybertill will once again be attending and sponsoring the Charity Retail Association’s Conference & Exhibition at East Midlands Conference Centre
< 1 min read We passionately believe that our customers should always be able to give their customers a great shopping experience.
2 mins read One week on since RBTE 2017, I caught up with Ian Tomlinson to reflect on RetailStore’s place at the industry’s main expo and his thoughts on the event as a whole.
2 mins read Today, there are more than 9,000 charity shops across the UK and that number is growing at an exponential rate.
3 mins read Hospice retail is evolving and has changed more in the last 5 years than in the previous 25.
As the festive holidays close and we feel refreshed (if maybe bloated) and maybe still in a slight holiday mode, it’s time to look at the critical things we need be aware of and take action in the year ahead. Only last month the Charities Commission issued an alert to...
7 mins read Many charities have evolved into more commercial organisations, increasingly reliant on raising income through their network of shops and being accountable to their supporters for their operating costs and the actual percentage that is ploughed back into their cause.
Retail systems provider, Cybertill, has won the competitive ‘Supplier of the Year’ category at this week’s Charity Retail Awards run by the Charity Retail Association. Nominated by Lindsey Lodge Hospice, the company won the award for its one platform cloud solution...
Consumers are changing how high street retailers operate. Today’s consumers want a convenient and seamless experience. Retailers are meeting this challenge through technology, an example is tablets as they proliferate in-store, whether it’s a digital portal for...