Oxfam is thriving as cash strapped consumers look to charity shops for bargains. Oxfam's director of trading, David McCullough said sales in the year

to April were up 7 per cent with stores taking £80 million. McCullough said that a focus on ethical sales were helping Oxfam's retail arm to beat the rest of the High Street.

Last January the charity set up a scheme with Marks & Spencer allowing people handing M&S clothing into Oxfam stores received a £5 M&S voucher. Oxfam estimates the scheme has raised over £1m.

Oxfam is a global movement of dedicated people fighting poverty, from saving lives and developing projects that put poor people in charge of their lives and livelihoods, to campaigning for change that lasts.

Oxfam operates over 700 stores around the UK, and is perfect for second hand fashion. Whether you’re searching for a designer dress, stylish suit or the ultimate accessory. All the clothing, shoes, and accessories donated to its are carefully sorted to ensure good quality at a fair price.


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