Christmas is a time for giving and a poll by the Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd has revealed that giving presents ranks as one of the highest reasons us Brits get into the festive spirit. But as much as we love to give at Christmastime, on average, we each receive three presents we don’t actually want. Worse still, almost half of us actually leave these unwanted gifts to gather dust in the back of a cupboard.
Shoppers in Gateshead flocked to the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) shop at 33 Jackson Street as it officially opened its doors on Thursday 19 November. Following the recent opening of its first boutique shop in Morpeth, the new shop in Gateshead is SATCoL’s 20th retail shop in the North East.
Shoppers in Morpeth had their first chance to browse the limited availability vintage and higher end fashion designs at the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) shop at 23 Newgate Street as it officially opened its doors on Thursday 13 November.
Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) celebrated the landmark launch of its 200th shop in Caterham, Surrey (on 23 October, 2014). In just four years, the organisation has doubled the number of charity shops across the UK, raising vital funds for the national work of The Salvation Army.
In a break from the strong wind and rain, shoppers in Hemel Hempstead were treated to a spell of sunshine yesterday morning as the doors officially opened to the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) shop at 207 Marlowes. The Hemel Hempstead Salvation Army’s brass band members played a number of well-known songs, which encouraged singing from a growing group of supporters and passers-by, while Divisional Commander, Paul Main, conducted a traditional blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10.30am.
The staff at the Salvation Army shop in Partick, Glasgow, are hosting their next sale day at 10am on 27 September. The shop, which is well-known for its large selection of furniture, has recently received some unique donations that shoppers will be able to get their hands on – a number of inspiring and stylish upcycled products.
Shoppers in Hartlepool gathered outside the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) shop at Jubilee House, York Road on Thursday 22nd January as it opened its doors for business for the first time.