Scrooge-like charity Christmas card retailers outed in awards ceremony

first_img Howard Lake | 17 November 2004 | News Scrooge-like charity Christmas card retailers outed in awards ceremony Advertisement  34 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img In the 3rd Annual Charity Christmas Card Awards Ceremony, administered by the Charities Advisory Trust, prominent High Street retailers were “awarded” for their lack of generosity.The Scrooge Award went to the John Lewis Partnership for their outstanding contribution to scrooge-like behaviour. Of the ‘charity’ cards displayed at John Lewis, more than one-third gave less than 5% of the price to charity.Other “awards” went to Harrods and Fenwicks, “own brand” ranges which included Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Boots & WH Smith for squeezing the market for card manufacturers and to Clinton Cards who had reduced their range of cards for customers.www.charitiesadvisorytrust.org.uk About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Awards christmas Harrods Tradinglast_img

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