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    Decathlon opens 177th store in Spain


    Decathlon has opened its 177th store in Spain, this time in Cáceres, an autonomous community of Extremadura, according to CMDsport and Tradesport. The store appears to be a moved Decathlon City from the same general location. The company operates four stores in Extremadura. Located at the Way Cáceres mall, the ...

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    Refurbed expands into the second-hand sporting goods market


    Founded in Vienna in 2017, the Refurbed scaleup has already established itself in seven European markets, including Austria, Germany, Sweden and Italy, by reselling reconditioned second-hand technology, especially computers, tablets and smartphones. At the end of 2022, the marketplace also began offering reconditioned city bikes and e-bikes in Germany, followed ...

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    Fit for second life: 7 ways brands can extend the life of children’s clothing


    Seven ways brands can make kid’s clothes last longer (and utilize the growth potential and income streams of the circular economy too)  

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    How to price for resale: Insights from Globetrotter and 2nd Peak


    Two different retailers share insights into how they approach the pricing of pre-loved items, with tips for any brand thinking of adopting resale.

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    Secondhand: The balance of pricing between buying and selling


    The secondhand retailer must balance seller and buyer when it comes to pricing. Reverse.Supply CEO explains how they find the right price.

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    Houdini expands circularity platform, launches “Houdini Circle”


    Swedish sportswear company and sustainability pioneer Houdini has expanded its circularity platform and opened “Houdini Circle,” the first retail concept of its kind, in Stockholm.

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    New study shows circular strategies can help brands grow while reducing carbon emissions


    Confirming what many already suspected, a new study released by Trove and the impact intelligence platform Worldly has concluded that circular strategies can lead to significant carbon reduction in the fashion industry. The study, entitled Where Are Circular Models Effective Sustainability Strategies for Fashion Brands?, models the impact of resale ...

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    KYX is back – as a platform for secondhand sneakers


    Rising from the ashes of the sneaker subscription platform KYX World, which disappeared at the end of 2022, KYX Sneakers has reinvented itself as a platform for the resale of secondhand sneakers. The platform is launching with over 2,000 used sneakers priced between $50 and $2,000 a pair. KYX Sneakers ...

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    All Good Things closes Series A financing, plans to expand UK store network


    All Good Things, a UK-based independent retailer founded in 2019 selling exclusively used, torn or repaired clothing, announced that it has received a £2.5 million (€2.93m) equity investment. The funding was provided by Souter Investments in conjunction with a broad range of experienced former retail employees, including Ben Barnett (former ...

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    Brooks enters resale market with ReStart program


    Brooks Running has launched a new program reselling refurbished used Brooks footwear in the U.S.. The ReStart program will sell “lightly used” running shoes at three quality levels: “Like New,” “Great,” or “Good” condition. The move is part of Brooks’ sustainable consumption strategy in support of the United Nations Sustainable ...

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    How StockX learnt from its competitors and became a sneaker resale giant


    We examine how a unique sales model, learning from its competitors, and ensuring authenticity brought success to the sneaker resale platform StockX.

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    eBay acquires Italian tech firm Certilogo


    eBay has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Certilogo, an Italy-based provider of digital IDs and authentication for apparel and fashion products. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter, subject to regulatory approval. The acquisition is ...

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    Sneaker re-selling platform WeTheNew announces €20 million capital funding round


    French-based limited-edition sneaker re-selling platform WeTheNew has announced a €20 million capital funding round. The Series B funding round was led by C4 Ventures, along with Singular – the company’s historical investor – the investment arm of Chalhoub Group, Chalhoub Ventures & Acquisitions, and also supporting the venture is French ...

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    Blockchain and NFT sneaker trading marketplace secures $1 million investment


    MetaZ Holdings, the owners of the Korean-based sneaker trading marketplace Meta[Z], has announced a $1 million Series A Investment from Pinewood Capital. On the Meta[Z] marketplce, sneakers are traded in the form of NFTs. The platform provides a service called Custody, which receives and stores sneakers in exchange for NFTs, ...

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    This is Rentle, the Finnish pioneer in rental platforms now cooperating with Decathlon


    Decathlon UK launched its rental service with Rentle in the spring of ’23. We explore the benefits of partnering with a rental platform specialist.

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    New store and retail concept for Peak Performance


    The Swedish outdoor brand Peak Performance has opened a 180-sqm store in Innsbruck, Austria, with a new retail concept including care and repair services. As well as offering maintenance advice and professional wash services, the store opening also marks the Austrian launch of Peak Performance’s second-hand initiative, Wear Again (previously ...

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    Second-hand isn’t second best, says Unidays fashion report 2023


    Unidays, a digital marketplace for student discounts and a networking platform, has conducted a new study among 3,279 of its (27 million worldwide) users in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. As Unidays is a student-only offering, the company connects with a purely Gen-Z target group. The Unidays Fashion Report 2023 ...

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    Canada Goose launches U.S. resale platform powered by Trove


    Trove, a service provider that powers the secondhand stores of Patagonia, Lululemon, REI, Arc’teryx, On and Allbirds, is now also the partner for Canada Goose’s new authorized reselling platform: Canada Goose Generations. Consumers can trade in their used Canada Goose products online, for assessment and authentication. Canada Goose will compensate ...

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    Arket launches second-hand service


    Arket, the sustainable Swedish retailer owned by H&M, has debuted its first resale service called Rearket. The pilot project (according to Arket) covers only the retailer’s own collections, from home furnishings and accessories to clothing for men, women and children. All products will be sold on commission and presented as ...

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    Decathlon Germany launches new buyback service


    Decathlon Germany is launching a used-product “Buy Back” service in select cities. For the first time, the sporting goods manufacturer and retailer is buying back used sports products and returning them to second-use sales after successfully inspecting and/or repairing them. Customers who sell their products to Decathlon receive either a ...