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The high-volume, high-speed world of online luxury sales

Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar Nov 29, 2016
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Shoppers walk past the window of a designer clothes shop on Old Bond Street on November 22, 2008, in London. Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The high-volume, high-speed world of online luxury sales

Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar Nov 29, 2016
Shoppers walk past the window of a designer clothes shop on Old Bond Street on November 22, 2008, in London. Oli Scarff/Getty Images
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Most of the shopping for high-end or luxury clothing and accessories still happens in brick-and-mortar stores. But for small boutiques across the country who want to have an online presence, a company called Farfetch is playing a huge role, said Elizabeth Holmes at the Wall Street Journal. She wrote about how its lightening-fast process feels at odds with the rest of the luxury shopping experience. 

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