What with this recession and all, there has been a surge in interest in the charity shop sector. At the beginning of the year The Guardian reported that due to the increasing popularity of trawling through the rails at the local charity shop the shops were appealing for more donations. It seems charity shops were one area of the economy experiencing a boom.
The Sunday Times Style also featured an article pin pointing all the best shops around the country, saving your leg work for you.
The next series of Mary Queen of Shops, will also see Mary Portas giving some charity shops top tips for pulling in the punters.
If you have a favourite charity shop that you don’t mind disclosing then let us know.