Whilst most of the retail world is suffering from slump in sales this year due to the credit crunch, charity shops have reported a 7.4% hike in sales as people embrace the idea of 'make do and mend'.
Oxfam did the best gaining profits of £21 million, which is great news. It got me thinking, do you ever shop in charity shops? I always like to have a good rummage and have found some real bargains. Let us know your thoughts.