With lockdown coming to an end, we asked Jeremy Lune, CEO at Cards for Good Causes, how the last four weeks have been and how he thinks the next four weeks will be in the lead up to Christmas.
It has been a really challenging year for everyone. How did the lockdown affect Cards for Good Causes?
Cards For Good Causes has a 60 year history of selling Christmas cards on behalf of hundreds of charities from the very smallest local organisations to the larger national charities, all of whom rely on us to generate income to provide life-changing services. As it has for all retailers, this year has presented a huge challenge, but none more so than the recent Lockdown that forced the closure of all non-essential retailers across England. While we wouldn’t question the important medical reasons behind restrictions as a whole, the timing of Lockdown 2 could not have been much worse for us. As a Christmas card retailer, we have 6 key weeks where p