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what is fair trade

it is a UK charity that promotes the use of fair trade materials by UK businesses


what are the benefits of fair trade

-meets consumer expectations so increases sales
-can be used in marketing
-increased range of products


what are the disadvantages of fair trade

-some have higher prices
-bad publicity about fair trade will dent the public image


what ethical practices could a business use

-use recycled materials
-fair price paid to all suppliers(fair trade)
-animal welfare


what are the advantages of ethical operations

-improves image
-staff motivation if they agree with the issues
-saved costs through less packaging and transport


what are the disadvantages of ethical operations

-takes time to train staff
-bad publicity if business works with an unethical supplier
-reduced protective packaging