The BIDBI Blog

The BIDBI Blog is curated by the marketing team giving you weekly news, views and updates from inside the BIDBI universe as well as reporting on the wider issues affecting UK business and Eco friendly matters. 

We <3 Our Customers

  • 23rd June 2017

We love new customers, it's a great feeling when they've found out about us from a friend or been recommended from somewhere. We like to think that once they've tried BIDBI they won't leave!   Coast the well known fashion label needed bags as a gift to be given to their... Read More

From Crop to Shop

  • Richard Robinson
  • 13th June 2017

We stock a few different types of cotton bags here at BIDBI, here's a brief guide on picking the right bag for you. Cotton can be spun into different weaves, we stock 3 different variations of a plain or taffeta weave in various weights. Each weave has its own properties thus making the... Read More

Double Trouble

  • 26th May 2017

We have added two new account managers to our team to keep up with the growing demand for printed eco bags. Natasha and Emma, both from Sheffield, and have degrees in Fashion making them a perfect fit for BIDBI.  What Does Your Role Entail? Emma: My role as a Junior Account Manager... Read More

Are you rubbish at recycling?

  • Richard Robinson
  • 18th May 2017

Most of us are familiar with the basics of recycling, but a recent article demonstrates that some of the UK's biggest brands products are not actually recyclable, contrary to the product packaging stating that they are. Why? Mixed materials. Whilst the individual parts of the... Read More

Straight in at the Deep End

  • Charlie Sharkey
  • 8th May 2017

This month we welcomed a few new recruits to the BIDBI team; Charlie Sharkey, originally from Liverpool, joined us as an account manager who will be looking after our promo and sports accounts.  What Does Your Role Entail?  My role at BIDBI is to look after our big fish accounts... Read More

BIDBI exhibits at the Farm Shop & Deli Show Live

  • Harriet Newton
  • 2nd May 2017

Last week BIDBI attended the Farm Shop & Deli Show at the NEC in Birmingham, and what a time we had! It was our first time at the show, and after the amazing response we received it definitely won’t be our last. We went for a rustic, farm shop inspired stand, decorated with... Read More

BIDBI shortlisted for Made in Yorkshire Award

  • 20th April 2017

Last night we attended the Made in Yorkshire Awards. The event celebrates companies based in Yorkshire and the Humber and the products they are making here and selling all over the world. The awards are designed to reward the innovation and technological expertise... Read More

Eco News Round Up April 2017

  • Richard Robinson
  • 20th April 2017

 Study suggests Arctic Ocean contains 300 billion pieces of plastic. A study by the Marine Conservation Society suggests that there are over 300 billion pieces of plastic floating in the Arctic Ocean. This plastic has travelled hundreds of miles with the oceans currents... Read More

We <3 Our Customers

  • 11th April 2017

  We love our customers, and its especially lovely when we see them thrive. It's super special when we know that our bags have helped them grow their business, so we thought we'd shed a spotlight on some of our favourite customers and their new ventures.     Lyndsey... Read More

Bon Voyage BIDBI- Founder Julia Gash Says Goodbye

  • Julia Gash
  • 10th April 2017

BIDBI said goodbye to founder and CEO Julia Gash last week, and welcome Daya and Marc as joint Directors.  Ten years ago tomorrow I sat outside my lingerie shop in the April sunshine and felt the first warmth of summer on my face.  I wasn’t looking for a tan however but... Read More