Tag: resale

E-commerce, Retail Types

How Ebay is Separating Itself from the Marketplace Pack with a Focus on ‘Enthusiasts’

October 3, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

As it marks its 28th year in business, Ebay finds itself in a vastly different world than the one where it started. Back in 1995, “online marketplaces” weren’t a thing, Amazon was still just a bookseller, Google didn’t even exist […]

Retail Types, Stores

3 Different Paths to Resale Profitability

May 11, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Resale is one of the hottest sectors of retail right now, but despite rampant consumer demand and brand uptake, resale platform operators are struggling to make ends meet. This dilemma was on display as two of the biggest managed resale […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Can resale save brick-and-mortar retail?

November 8, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

The rising popularity of secondhand retail is hardly news. Even this report notes previously published research, including a study from GlobalData and ThredUp estimating that resale will grow 16 times faster than the broader clothing sector. In fact, in the […]

News & Trends

Hot Topic Joins Ranks of 100+ Retailers with Branded Resale Programs

October 11, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Enduring tween favorite Hot Topic is entering the world of resale with its new Hot Topic Replay program, powered by ThredUP’s resale-as-a-service (RaaS) platform. Customers can now buy gently used Hot Topic items as well as products from other pop […]


Amid Supply Chain Woes, One Area of Retail Has a Product Glut — Resale

October 28, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

While most retailers are struggling to deal with product delays and shortages this holiday season, one retail sector has a seemingly unlimited supply of goods – resale. New research from recommerce platform Mercari found that American households are currently sitting […]

Others, Tech

H&M is set to launch new fashion resale platform Rewear as second-hand market booms

August 19, 2021

Via: Charged

H&M has announced plans to launch a new fashion resale platform dubbed ‘Rewear’ allowing shoppers to buy and sell fashion items from any brand. Rewear will launch in Canada on September 7 and be “inclusive of all brands in Canada […]

News & Trends

H&M’s online resale platform Sellpy to launch in 20 new markets amid major expansion

June 1, 2021

Via: Charged

H&M’s online fashion resale start-up Sellpy has announced plans to expand across 20 new markets in a major international push. Sellpy, which is now around 70 per cent owned by H&M, is set to dramatically expand its presence from just […]

E-commerce, Others, Retail Types, Tech

eBay Promotes Product Authentication Services with In-Person Events in 5 U.S. Cities

April 9, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

eBay is hosting a series of in-person product authentication events for collectors across the country to promote its new online Authenticity Guarantee program, which rolled out in October 2020. Sneaker, watch and trading card collectors can have items authenticated in […]

News & Trends

Millennials and Gen Z: Reshaping our view of resale in the fashion industry

September 16, 2019

Via: The Retail Blogger

Thanks to the buying behaviour of Millennials and Gen Z, resale in the fashion industry is on the rise. Unlike the generation before them, Gen Z and Millennials are environmentally conscious consumers who want brands to offer them unique, affordable […]