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Here you will find our various musings about the world of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumerism, along with general information about our company, suppliers and products.

To help you navigate the blog, all posts have been divided into the following Blog Categories:

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    Friday, 23 August 2019  |  Joanna
    The Spurriergate Centre

    This year we've been delighted to work with York's Spurriergate Meeting Place sellin our fair trade goods in a regular pop-up shop. Find out more about them and our unique relationship.

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    Tuesday, 9 August 2016  |  Joanna

    Retail customers want flexibility - retailers need to be able to offer them what they want when they want it.

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    Thursday, 1 October 2015  |  Joanna
    New shop opening

    After ten years as a market trader and online retailer we decided this year was the time to come in out of the cold and open a shop. After a few ups and downs we're delighted with our new premises on Micklegate in Selby. In her latest blogpost Joanna tells you more about the shop and how it feels to finally put down roots.

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    Monday, 14 September 2015  |  Joanna
    All's Fair at the Abbots Staith

    In partnership with the historic Abbots Staith in Selby - the location of our new shop - we're sponsoring a book about the town's Industrial Past.

    The picture shows Joanna with local author Roland Chilvers and a representative from Selby Library.

    Read more by clicking through or donate to the upkeep of the Staith here

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    Friday, 4 September 2015  |  Joanna
    Christmas pop-up shop in Selby

    We're delighted to announce a partnership with Selby's mediaeval masterpiece Abbots Staith. Our first pop-up shop will be housed in their Counting House from 18 November to 24 December 2015.

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    Friday, 12 June 2015  |  Joanna
    Brand new shop opening2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the first of our group of businesses - Aztec Arts.

    Now a brand new chapter opens as we take steps to open our first ever bricks and mortar shop

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    Tuesday, 26 November 2013  |  Colin
    Last Posting Dates for Christmas Delivery

    Not all of us are organised enough to have all our Christmas presents bought and wrapped by the end of October! For those of us who like to shop online but have delayed buying presents until the few weeks before Christmas we will need to know that they will arrive in time...

    Here you will find Royal Mail's recommended last posting dates for Christmas 2013 delivery.

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    Tuesday, 26 November 2013  |  Colin
    Returns Period Extended for Christmas Gifts

    At Accessory Fair we have a standard 'no quibbles' 14-day return period - however we realise that this isn't much use if you're buying a Christmas present for someone a month before the big day. What if they don't like it, or it doesn't fit??

    For this reason we have extended our standard returns period for Christmas gifts, and you now have until the 8th January 2014 to return any gifts that you have purchased.


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    Friday, 2 November 2012  |  Colin
    BAFTS Membership Approved

    We’re thrilled to learn that Accessory Fair has been accepted as a member of BAFTS (The British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers).

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    Wednesday, 9 May 2012  |  Colin
    World Fair Trade Day - Sale

    To help celebrate and publicise World Fair Trade Day, Accessory Fair will be having a special “20% off everything” sale this weekend only.

    The World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) that takes place on 12 May 2012. It is a worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a tangible contribution to the fight against poverty, climate change and the economic crisis that has the greatest impact on the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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