Charities invited to participate in 24th annual Charity Shops Survey
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Charities invited to participate in 24th annual Charity Shops Survey

26 May 2015 | David Ainsworth

Charities with retail operations are now invited to respond to the 24th annual Charity Shops Survey, the most comprehensive study into the state of the shops sector.

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