Barnardo’s opens 89 charity shops and aims to be ‘biggest chain in the country’
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Barnardo’s opens 89 charity shops and aims to be ‘biggest chain in the country’

29 Sep 2016 | David Ainsworth

Barnardo’s opened 89 charity shops last year, and has overtaken Oxfam to become the second largest charity retail chain in the UK, according to figures from the annual Charity Shops Survey, published later this week.

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