2019 This year will feature exotic wild animals. The trend begun last year but it is now coming into 'maturity' Sloths are more popular than ever. Elephant are holding their own. Chimps and apes are still ascending. (Hopefully this won't be much longer in politics!) Bees are also gaining popularity and much is donbe about ensuring their survival.
Climate change is a dominant issue this year. People are becoming increasingly environmentally conscious and making more informed choices. Upcycling is the buzzword. White Rhino sells some upcycled furniture too and our toys are stuffed with beads made from recycled plastic, water bottles.
High Street retail continues to bear the brunt of Brexit uncertainty. Supporting small businesses is more important than ever. White Rhino featured on BBC Radio 4 The Untold on 04/02/2019 at 11am. Listen to three local Hastings Queen's Road shops talking about what it's like for independent shop owners around the holiday season. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0002b8s