“Are there better things I could spend my money on? Absolutely," said one collector. "But am I taking out loans to afford Stanley cups? Absolutely not."
Ticketmaster's Verified Fan system was meant to reduce scalping. But Jason Koebler at 404 Media says it may have done just the opposite.
For Venita Cooper, owner of Silhouette Sneakers & Art, business is up. But will it last? "The big challenge is just trying to keep engagement," she says.
Aiming to keep consumers safe, the Food and Drug Administration has rules for the information placed on packaging.
Everyone from publicly traded companies to individuals working out of their garages are buying and reselling liquidated items.
Erin and Dave Sheffield of Buffalo, New York, met dumpster diving at a local university. Now they've taken their hobby to the next level.
Sustainability and demand for apparel make reselling used clothes an attractive option for brands, including Lululemon and Target.
The secondhand apparel business is growing faster than traditional and online retail.
The furniture giant is piloting a program in the U.S. aimed at keeping its furniture in circulation rather than in the landfill.
The Fashionphile investment follows a boom in the used goods market.