Retailers

This section focuses on shops or online platforms that sell a range of products, and how they tend to dominate the market by implementing a profit-first business model.

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Issues

We look at the power of corporations, how they tend to overlook ethics when it comes to tax and its workers. 

Ethical Retailers

Avoiding the ease of retailers like Amazon can feel daunting, however we have the tools to make that switch to ethical simple.

Product guides

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Alternative Clothes Shops

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 27 ethical fashion retailers

We also look transparency, animal rights, shine the light on the ethics of Seasalt and give our recommended buys. 

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Booksellers

In this product guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 24 booksellers.

We also look at our Amazon boycott, e-books, and Authors' royalties, as well as giving our recommended buys.

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Clothes Shops

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 29 high street shops 

We also look at the problem with fast fashion, transparency in supply chains, shine a light on the ethics of Inditex and give our recommended buys. 

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Ethical Online Retailers

In this Ethical Consumer product guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 24 ethical online retailers.

This guide is part of our Amazon alternatives series, which help consumers avoid the companies that aren't paying a fair rate of tax.

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Perfume Shops

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 13 perfume retailers

We also look at toxic chemicals, animal testing, shine a spotlight on the ethics of Boots and give our recommended buys. 

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Sports & Outdoor Shops

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 13 sports & outdoor retailers.

We also look at zero contract hours, brands using animal down, shine a light on the shady ethics of Sports Direct and give our recommended buys. 

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Supermarkets

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 13 supermarkets.

We also look at an A-Z of policies from palm oil to cocoa production, shine a spotlight on the ethics of Tesco and give our recommended buys. 

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