resale

The circular economy promises to remake retail. Why is it so hard to trust?

Even if sustainability isn’t a key differentiator, brand-owned resale sites can help capture some of the value that would otherwise go to secondhand markets.

Curtsy, a clothing resale app aimed at Gen Z women, raises $11 million Series A

Curtsy, a clothing resale app and competitor to recently IPO’d Poshmark, announced today it has raised $11 million in Series A funding for its startup focused on the Gen Z market. The app, which

Luxury handbag marketplace Rebag raises $25M to expand to 30 more stores

Rebag, an online resale marketplace for luxury handbags, is getting another infusion of capital as it prepares to expand its offline retail operations. The company this week announced $25 million in S

StockX is expanding beyond sneakers to sell watches and handbags

StockX, the marketplace for limited-edition goods, has just announced they are expanding beyond sneakers. Starting today you'll be able to buy and sell watches and handbags from luxury brands like Rol

Kidizen raises $3.2M for a kids’ clothes resale app with a social twist

Kidizen, a marketplace for secondhand children’s apparel, has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding, the company announced today. The funding was led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures, which b

StockX raises $6M to grow its marketplace for limited-edition products

StockX, a marketplace for sneakers, has announced that they’ve closed a $6M round from a group of high-profile investors like Mark Wahlberg, Scooter Braun, and Wale. They join existing investor

OfferUp raises $119 million for resale marketplace

It’s like Craigslist, but with auctions. OfferUp is an app that makes it easy to buy and sell your goods. The fast-growing Seattle-based company is raising $119 million to continue its global expans

Luxury Consignment Reseller Snobswap Grabs $700K To Bring Brick-And-Mortar Shops Online

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.snobswap.com/">Snobswap</a>, the D.C.-based online shopping resale site with a funny but memorable name, is one of many new entrants in a growing market focused o

Consignment Startups Like Tradesy Could Help Retailers Close The Loop On Product Lifecycles

With a good enough premise, a fashion startup can build a community of thousands, all obsessing over the pieces that they want or need in their closets (it's basically the same). That in turns means t

Apple Patents A System For The Resale And Transfer Of ‘Used’ Digital Goods

A new patent application published by the USPTO today shows that Apple has been thinking hard about how it might be able to make it possible for users to resell or lend digital content they've purchas