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 

High Street Giants and Their Impersonal Supply Chains

  • 24th October 2016

As you may have seen in the news today, a Panorama investigation by the BBC has uncovered Syrian refugees making clothes for well known high street chains Marks & Spencer, Next, Zara and Mango and online retailer in Turkey.  Marks... Read More

BIDBI Staff Spotlight On: Sam Marriott

  • Team BIDBI
  • 21st October 2016

Next up in our staff spotlight series is Sam Marriot, who’s now been with the company for over 8 months. During that time, he has grown nicely into the design and marketing position that he came to be responsible for. About Sam’s Role The key areas of Sam’s role are... Read More

Going Green at Work- BIDBI's tips for being eco-friendly at work

  • Richard Robinson
  • 20th October 2016

Going green is good for business and good for the environment. Implementing good 'go green' ideas doesn’t necessarily mean spending lots of money. In fact, using effective green ideas can actually save you money. Below we have outlined 7 low cost eco-friendly ideas for... Read More

Helen's Making Moves

  • Helen Clayton
  • 7th October 2016

My first week at BIDBI has been great. I feel that the team have made me feel very welcome and the induction process has been very insightful. I have moved over from Talented which is BIDBI's sister company so I know the company well and already feel like I have had a head start... Read More

In Conversation with... The Glass Gardener

  • Sarah Ritson
  • 29th September 2016

 This week we hear from Sarah, from The Glass Gardener who answers our questions on her eco bags, running a small business and pizza. 1) How did you come up with the design for your tote bag? The design for the tote bag is the logo for The Glass Gardener. The design lends itself... Read More

Guest Blog: Jo Polack Art

  • Jo Polack
  • 23rd September 2016

 This week we hear from Jo Polack, an artist based in Cornwall who produces beautiful pieces of artwork inspired by the sealife around her. I’m a lucky lass! I create my textile art from my Studio Gallery in St Agnes, Cornwall; a fantastic community with a stunning coast -... Read More

Guest Blog: Tory of Fox & Moon answers our questions

  • 16th September 2016

Tory of Fox & Moon, designs beautiful (and hilarious) weightloss planners, homewares and bags. Tory kindly answered a few of our questions.   Tell us a bit more about Fox & Moon: I create fun accessories to help with the struggle that is dieting! I spend most of my time... Read More

BIDBI Customer Spotlight- Hippo Feet Shoes

  • Andrea White
  • 5th September 2016

 Hello, we would like to introduce you to our company Hippofeet! Our team includes myself (Andrea) and my husband Bryan White. We got the initial idea to sell baby shoes in 2011.  At this time we decided that we would like to start a family and as a bit of a lucky charm... Read More

Talented Travels To New York

  • Julia Gash
  • 31st August 2016

For the past few years, when August arrives our sister company, Talented, makes the journey across the Atlantic to showcase its sustainable canvas tote bag collection at NY Now trade show in New York. As Company Director of both BIDBI and Talented, of which I am also head designer, I... Read More

A Day at the Beach...

  • Sarah Jones
  • 26th August 2016

Last week I made my way down to Devon to visit some customers for 3 days and got to spend time with Julia. It was lovely weather which always puts everyone in a great mood and I got to see some lovely sites. On the first day Julia and I visited Honiton went to see the Thelma Hulbert Gallery... Read More