The BIDBI Bell

The BIDBI Bell 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. 

5 plastic things you can do without

  • Richard Robinson
  • 23rd February 2017

We are all somewhat aware of the amount of plastic that we consume on a daily basis, but often do little to curb the excessive waste that we consume. We've compiled a list of 5 things you can easily do without that will make a big difference to your non-recycleable output. Drinks bottles Perhaps... Read More

5 Things You Didn't know We Can Do

  • Richard Robinson
  • 14th February 2017

Here at BIDBI we are primarily bag experts, but that's not all we do. Here's 5 products you probably didn't know that we do. 1. Badges The perfect promotional accompaniment to the cotton tote bag. They're available in various sizes, and are a great way to match your branding and... Read More

Customer Report: BYKI Designs

  • Alia M
  • 6th February 2017

This weeks blog comes from BIDBI customer BYKI designs, be sure to check out their range of printed tote bags! We love tote bags, their simplicity and practicality is unrivaled. But it's not about the bag, it's what the bag says about you. You are a unique individual, and we believe the... Read More

Your Guide to Shopping for Clothes Sustainably

  • 2nd February 2017

Kristi, our Merchandiser, recently came across an article called ‘Emma Watson’s Stylish Guide to Shopping Sustainably’, and it got the BIDBI team thinking about our shopping habits and how we could be a little eco-friendlier when shopping, especially in the world of fashion... Read More

BIDBI Staff Spotlight on: Helen Brown

  • Helen Brown
  • 1st February 2017

Next up in our staff spotlight series is Helen Brown who’s now been with the company for just over 1 month.   About Helen’s Role  I support, motivate and look after the sales team. I also help build strategies using my previous... Read More

Hopping into 2017 in Style: White Rabbit Skincare

  • Melanie Blane
  • 27th January 2017

This weeks blog comes from BIDBI customer White Rabbit Skincare.    White Rabbit Skincare is a luxury skincare brand which addresses the need for high performance, but naturally based skincare products. Our range also stands out as 100% vegan, handmade in Scotland and cruelty-free... Read More

BIDBI at Top Drawer 2017

  • Helen Brown
  • 23rd January 2017

It has been a busy few days going to Top Drawer at Olympia in London. For four short days, we, and by we I mean I, can really pack a lot of stuff! I pack for every eventuality and with it being my first Trade Show with BIDBI, I wanted to make sure I had everything for every possible scenario.... Read More

BIDBI Gives Back

  • 17th January 2017

For some, Christmas doesn't bring the same joy it does to others, they are sturggling to make ends meet and rely on other organisations to help them through the festive period. Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three days’ emergency food and support to people in... Read More

The Cat's Out The Bag!

  • Fuzzballs
  • 6th January 2017

Fuzzballs started life in 2013 as a Tumblr webcomic, since then it has exploded in popularity with a range of shirts and necklaces launching in late 2015 and now in 2017 that product range has grown to include even more shirts, greeting cards, prints, stickers, plush toys, phone cases... Read More

BIDBI's list of influential women 2016

  • 3rd January 2017

As 2016 draws to an end, it's been an emotional rollercoaster of a year. We thought, let's not dwell on the negative, but have a look at the women of 2016. Those that have overcome hurdles, fought for the vulnerable, and achieved greatness.  In no particular order:  Michelle... Read More