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TRAID charity shops have been closed since March when we went into lockdown and so, it was with some delight that we greeted the recent announcement that non-essential shops - including our charity shops - could reopen. Nevertheless, the reality of emerging from this state of suspended animation is trickier and less certain than it was going in to lockdown.…
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We are pleased to announce that TRAID is preparing for a phased safe re-opening of our some of our charity shops on Thursday 18th June. We're starting with our most spacious shops in Dalston, Kilburn, Peckham and Shepherd's Bush where customers can socially distance easily. You can read the update we posted last week here about the measures we are…
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There has rightly been a lot of media attention on the coronavirus crisis' devastating impact on garment workers as brands have stopped, paused and reneged on orders. However, as TRAID speaks to our project partners around the world, with no money flowing through the textile supply and production chain, other workers such as cotton farmers at the start of the…
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