Charity retail training – in the bag!
Our Academy provides first class, charity retail specific training covering all you need to make your team stand out from the crowd. Delivered by experts in their field, we offer short videos to live webinars, online learning to one to one coaching. When it comes to charity retail training we’ve got just what you need – it’s all in the bag!
All our courses are unique in that they have all been developed specifically for charity retailers.
As charity retailers ourselves, we understand the challenges and needs of you and your team. We have developed our courses specifically for the sector, meaning you get real insight, great value and the best learning experience possible.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? We’re always happy to add new courses and webinars to support you, so do get in touch email@example.com
Learn how to create a customer centred culture and engage with & delight your customers every time.
Where would we be without volunteers? Here you can learn how to recruit, retain. train, engage with and develop your volunteer team.
Learn the fundamentals of running a great charity shop – pricing, sorting, visual merchandising, window displays, Gift Aid and more.
Aimed at those who manage shop managers – how to set great KPIs & objectives, successful supervision, remote management and more to help you get the most from your team.
Courses with the charity shop environment in mind. Moving & handling, security, dealing with shoplifters, fire awareness and safe use of equipment can all be found here.
A key driver of success, there’s lots to learn about stock! How to get, process & price it – as well as how to make the best use of space, warehousing & logistics and much more.
Are you making the most of your online offer? Want to set up your first online shop? Learn all about how to go about it here.
Learn how to promote your store, building local relationships, using social media, running shop events and telling your story.
Visual Merchandising – dealing with quirky corners & difficult departments!
Come to our live webinar session covering all those quirky and tricky challenges we come across when merchandising our shops.
How do you make furniture look less boring?
What’s the best way to display secondary products such as jewellery, craft supplies, haberdashery etc?
How to make the most of those challening spaces such as huge windows or tiny, dark corners?
Visual Merchandising expert Kat Maclennan will share her insights and ideas on how to tackle these issues and more. There’ll also be plenty of time for discussion so we can help you with your specific issues.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: £40 plus VAT
Suitable for: Area Managers, Shop Managers, Assistant Manager,Volunteers
Pic: Highland Hospice shop, Dornoch
Meet Our Tutors
All our tutors are either from the charity retail sector or are hand picked by us for their specialist knowledge in their field.
Co-founder of The Charity Retail Academy & Founder & Director of The Charity Retail Consultancy
Charity Retail Academy Associate, executive coach & volunteering expert Dan delivers our volunteering courses.
Co-founder of The Charity Retail Academy and Senior Consultant with The Charity Retail Consultancy
Freelance consultant & trainer, Ngozi delivers our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training
Visual Merchandising expert Kat runs her own VM company – Dot to Dot – and delivers our VM training courses & webinars
Emily is the co-founder and chief sales officer of the e-commerce platform built for charity shops, thriftify. She shares their learnings while delivering our Intro to e-Commerce course.
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