The RealReal

The Chicago location will be slightly larger than its current largest in Los Angeles, seen here.

Retail

The RealReal Sets Locations in Chicago, San Francisco

The digital brand, operates three brick-and-mortar stores that offer valuation services and consignment drop-off.

clock February 25, 2020Sharon Edelson

Consumers who earn shopping credits for unwanted items sent to ThredUp get inspired to fill their closets again, the resale site said.

Technology

ThredUp to Facilitate Resale for Consumers of Gap Inc.

The resale e-commerce site signed its largest partnership deal yet with several retail brands.

clock February 20, 2020Sharon Edelson

An Hermès exotic skin Birkin bag on view at Rally Road's museum in SoHo.

Technology

Online Platform Rallies Behind Birkin Bags

Giving luxury products staying power with the conceit of an IPO-style stock issuance.

clock February 12, 2020Sharon Edelson

Thousands of garments are stored on a three-tiered conveyor system at the ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix. Charitable organizations like Goodwill have cited how Marie Kondo's popular Netflix series, "Tidying up with Marie Kondo" has led to a surge of donations. And sites like OfferUp and thredUP also note an uptick in the number of items being sent to them for saleOn The Money Decluttering Tips, Phoenix, USA - 10 Mar 2019

Financial

Industry and Investor Eyes on Resale’s ‘Big Three’

ThredUp, Poshmark and The RealReal are touted as the leading resale marketplaces and industry experts predict more consolidation to happen in the private market, and a race to IPOs.

clock January 16, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Model on the catwalk, bag detailChanel Cruise 2020 show, Detail, Paris, France - 03 May 2019

Fashion Features

Is Trading Pre-Owned Luxury the New Consignment?

HauteTrader, a new online platform, gives luxury lovers the option to trade their wares instead of reselling them.

clock January 14, 2020Alexa Tietjen

The Supreme OAMC military-inspired coat liner.

Fashion Scoops

Amy Fine Collins, Simon Doonan Discuss What’s Next for Fashion

About 100 people attended the RealReal event, which included a talk, book signing, mingling, consigning and the option of shopping.

clock January 13, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Supreme X Louis Vuitton

Mens Lifestyle

What to Watch: Supreme Street Cred Challenged With Luxury and Art

The streetwear brand risks forgoing its street cred with younger consumers in favor of its new positioning in the art world.

clock January 8, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Mergers & Acquisitions

Business Features

Retail’s Mergers & Acquisitions

Will legacy retailers continue to buy up smaller brands and digital upstarts?

clock January 6, 2020Kellie Ell

The RealReal at 8500 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood

Legal

The RealReal Hit With Age and Gender Bias Suit

A director of business development claims she missed out on a promotion and saw her commission cut because of workplace bias.

clock December 18, 2019Sindhu Sundar

Julie Wainwright, ceo, The real real, on millennials.

Financial

The RealReal Sales Spike, Losses Continue

The reseller’s business is accelerating and picking up luxury market share.

clock November 4, 2019Evan Clark

Annie Lawless

Technology

Up-to-the-Second Tech: The WWD Digital Forum Los Angeles

The forum on Nov. 12 will explore how technology is reshaping the industry and leading the consumer forward.

clock October 17, 2019Evan Clark

Details at Burberry RTW Spring 2020

Fashion Scoops

Burberry Partners With The RealReal in the Name of Circular Fashion

The brand said it will reward consignors with more shopping opportunities.

clock October 7, 2019Fiona Ma

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Accessories

Watches & Wonders Cancels April Show in Geneva

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