Category Archives: Retail

The Corner Shop – Felt Groceries by Lucy Sparrow

I met Lucy Sparrow in Southampton last month and was really interested to hear about her forthcoming shop opening in London. She’d been busy planning the launch of The Corner Shop for months, but this was a shop with a … Continue reading

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Chemical Kidswear: A Little Story about the Monsters in your Closet

I’ve become increasingly interested and concerned about our daily contact with chemical, toxic substances in our homes and workplaces. Quite simply, we do not know what the long term impacts of such toxic exposure may be. Greenpeace recently published a … Continue reading

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Bored of Shopping? Christmas and Stuff

Having now studied shopping for a few years, I think I’m finally well and truly bored of it – the act that is, not the research. It’s something that I’ve particularly noticed this year, as I wander round shops alone … Continue reading

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Ethical High Street has Launched!

My new website Ethical High Street has launched! I came up with the idea some months ago for an easily accessible online resource which helps your average shopper navigate the British high street more ethically. I felt that other resources … Continue reading

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Ethical High Street Spotters: I need YOU!

You may have noticed that I have a new project. I haven’t talked about it much until recently, but it’s got to the point where I can’t shut-up about it now. I already had a vague idea when I went … Continue reading

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Win a Carbon Neutral Tee & Screen Printed Tote Bag from Meva Clothing

Meva Clothing have achieved a lot in a short space of time. The Cornish based brand launched their first clothing collection just this year. Meva Clothing proudly hails from Mevagissey, an old British fishing harbour and a heritage which inspires … Continue reading

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