resale

Gen Z, generation Z, thrift

Retail

Resale Set to Seize Market Share in Post-COVID-19 World

ThredUp’s latest 2020 report analyzes the acceleration of resale, in light of the coronavirus pandemic and economic recession.

clock June 23, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Black Lives Matter protest in New York City.

Fashion Features

HauteTrader Founder Asks Resale Industry to Join #BloodFashionChallenge

“I don’t like the idea of people looting and I don’t like the idea of them having such an easy harbor for doing it,” said Hope-Noelle Davenport, founder of HauteTrader.

clock June 18, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Rebag, accessories, resale

Fashion Scoops

Not Just Bags: Rebag Announces Category Expansion

Now, scarves, hats, charms and an array of other accessories will be available on Rebag.

clock June 17, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Thredup, Walmart, resale

Retail

Walmart Goes Full-Throttle on Resale With ThredUp

As part of an ongoing mission for fashion dominance, Walmart enters resale.

clock May 27, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

shopping, consumer behavior, reusables

Retail

Short Takes: Spring Shopping Data Shows Bright Spot for Sustainability

In a snapshot of spring data from businesses and consulting firms, consumer behavior is still shifting sustainably amid the pandemic.

clock May 20, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Hermes, handbag, luxury, resale

Fashion Scoops

Rebag Secures $15 Million Funding Round

The luxury handbag resale platform announces $15 million in Series D funding, bringing total funding to $68 million.

clock May 14, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Ghana, secondhand, reuse

Business Features

‘Unprecedented’ Clothing Donations Make for a Shoddy Situation

Coronavirus spring cleaning and closet cleanouts to amount to “unprecedented” thrift donations. The impact extends much further.

clock May 6, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8840628b)A store window reflects a street scene at an Abercrombie & Fitch store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Abercrombie & Fitch Company reports earnings, Thursday, May 25, 2017Earns Abercrombie Fitch, New York, USA - 22 May 2017

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Abercrombie & Fitch Enters Resale Market With ThredUp

The partnership is part of the retailer’s sustainability efforts. But it comes in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic — when the future of resale is still uncertain.

clock April 22, 2020Kellie Ell

Rental, resale

Retail

What of Renting, Consigning and Reselling Clothing During Quarantine?

WFH? Resale marketplaces try virtual consignment, as rental services aim to adjust their offerings for customers with nowhere to go. Analysts weigh in.

clock March 18, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

moire

Technology

Short Takes: Uncertain Times Call for Limited Editions, Lax Policy

This week in sustainability, time is a reigning theme with limited-edition collaborations and extended perks for luxury handbag shoppers.

clock March 18, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Companies are staring to do more to measure their impact on the environment.

Business Features

Consumer Behavior: Change Is Hard

A behavioral scientist analyzes the psychology behind consumer behavior in reflection of the fashion industry’s slow progression toward sustainability.

clock March 5, 2020Alexandra Pastore

ReFashion Week 2020

Marketing and Promotion

Tailing NYFW, ReFashion Week Obsessed With Textile Waste

Drawing off 800 attendees last year, ReFashion Week hooks Depop, Heron Preston, Zero Waste Daniel, Eileen Fisher to destigmatize waste in NYC.

clock February 20, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Another Tomorrow

Technology

Future Fashion Enthuses Two Themes: ‘Digital’ and ‘Sustainability’

Avery Dennison executive Mike Colarossi speaks on continuing momentum for digital identities.

clock February 19, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

sneakers, resale, authentication, tech

Technology

Seems Legit: Sneaker Authentication Game Upping Automation

Entrupy expands its product authentication capabilities to the sneaker vertical with “Legit Check Tech.”

clock February 5, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Topshop

Retail

Topshop’s ‘Thrift Shop’ Marketing Ploy Sends Validating Message to Secondhand

It’s not the first time fast-fashion leaned into the popularity of thrift and vintage, but it’s definitely a bold move.

clock January 21, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Nicolas Santi-Weil, chief executive officer of Ami.

Business

EXCLUSIVE: Ami to Open Two New Stores in Asia

clock 4hMimosa Spencer

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