accessible shopping

Purple Tuesday: paint the town purple

Every year on 2 November, Purple Tuesday encourages businesses around the UK to become more accessible, but the impact can have a lasting effect for years to come.




Beyond Purple Tuesday

Across the country the high-street is a buzz with shoppers. However, the disabled community are distinctly lacking representation within stores. Purple Tuesday is changing the face of disabled shopping, founder Mike Adams OBE reveals why.


Sunflower shopping at Sainsbury’s

Last year, supermarket chain Sainsbury’s introduced sunflower lanyards: an initiative to make shopping easier for customers with hidden disabilities. We speak to Leigh, store manager at Sainsbury’s Barnstaple, where the lanyards were introduced.



Adding accessibility to your basket

A lack of accessibility, assistance and sensory overload can make shopping a stressful experience. During Autism Hour Week, we take a look at the stores removing the…