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Are people ready to step out in rented clothing again?

Oct 19, 2021
Rent the Runway prepares for its IPO at a time when the logistics around delivery and consumer demand is still in flux.
Shoppers look through Rent the Runway's West Coast flagship store in San Francisco in 2019. The clothing rental business is aiming for a valuation of up to $1.5 billion.
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Why department stores are getting into the rental business

Aug 12, 2019
Department stores have a lot of problems these days. One of them: they can’t seem to attract younger customers.
People attend the grand opening of the new Bloomingdale's store at the Ala Mona Center on November 12, 2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Marco Garcia/Getty Images for Bloomingdale's

Rent the Runway turns its attention to the home

Mar 25, 2019
The fashion rental company has partnered with West Elm to offer home accessories.
Starting this summer, Rent the Runway subscribers will be able to lease looks from home décor retailer West Elm.
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