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Ethical Products, Fair Trade and Charities

F4E and the Ethical, Fair Trade and Charity Industry

In many sectors, consumers are turning towards more sustainable options as their concern for the environment grows. Green energy grew an impressive 56.3% in 2017. Ethical clothing increased by 19.9% and buying second-hand clothing for environmental reasons increased 22.5%, in a year which saw much media about the environmental impacts of fast fashion. Ethical Food and Drink was also up 16.3%, the largest increase since 2012, fuelled by growing sales of vegetarian products.

By utilising our extensive network of e-fulfillment partners, we plan the most direct and sustainable methods of warehousing, despatch and delivery to match the geographical sales patterns of your business and therefore reduce you costs and impact on the environment. Our contact centre support teams focus on delivering superior consumer experience in the home language of your target locations throughout Europe to protect your brand ethics and encourage repeat business.

Ethical Products, Fair Trade and Charities

KEY MARKETS

Ethical Food and Drink
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Ethical Food & Drink

It has been a strong year across the board for ethical food and drink, with all seven categories seeing impressive sales growth. The market grew by 16.3%, the largest increase since 2012, suggesting that it has recovered from the fall in sales of Fairtrade products seen in 2014.

Green Home
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Green Home

Growth in this market looks moderate overall (5.3%). However, this headline figure conceals a dramatic year for several of the sub-categories, with green energy tariffs growing an impressive 56.3%, and micro-generation slumping by –87.4% in 2017.

Ethical Personal Products
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Ethical Personal Products

As in other sectors, environmental consciousness appears to have fuelled considerable growth in the sales of ethical personal products in 2017. The market increased by 15.7% overall, with particularly strong growth for both ethical (19.9%) and second-hand (22.5%) clothing.

Let F4E be your trusted partner providing high quality essential services from over 20 primary locations throughout Europe.

Access the growing European market with confidence via a single point of contact to assist your business in achieving it's goals in Europe and meeting the challenges of the online Consumer Electronics market.

  • Warehouse Services
  • Contact Centres
  • Reverse Logistics

Ethical Goods Sales in the UK

In 2018, the UK spent over £83bn on ethical goods with the continued growth driven by increased environmental concern, showing that more consumers than ever are looking for ways to shop that help people and planet.

  • 11008

    £ Mn - Ethical Food and Drink

  • 10552

    £ Mn - Personal Products

  • 55800

    $ Mn - Corporate / Brand

  • 9401

    $ Mn - Green Home

KEY SERVICES

Warehouse services
eFulfillment Services
Fulfillment for Europe e-Fulfillment Solutions.


Fulfillment 4 Europe is the primary association for fulfillment services for B2C and B2B.

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Contact Centres
Contact Centres
F4E Contact Centres: Each fluent in their 'home' language

F4E Contact Centres - understanding your local target market in their own language.

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Reverse Logistics
Reverse Logistics
Manage the headache of reverse logistics across Europe


F4E handle your returns through a central contact sparing your resources and reducing losses.

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