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Online-only Platforms Are Going Offline With Permanent Spaces

An anonymous reader shares a report: The retailpocalypse started in 2010. It followed the 2008 global recession, with the parallel birth and rise of social media adding fuel to the growth of online shopping. Suburban and rural malls sat empty, underutilized or poorly maintained as the most affected brands lost their customer base in the squeezed middle class. Meanwhile, online retailers thrived without the overhead costs of a physical space. Nearly a decade later, the online-only platforms that ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Tech, Venice, Shopify, Abbot Kinney, Depop, Hunker House, Little Italy Manhattan, Silver Lake LA Read


The dawn of a new influencer economy

Influencers, creators, marketers and social platforms exist in a symbiotic – and largely profitable – relationship. Yet if we follow the money, the next decade of influencer marketing looks quite different from the last. A new influencer economy for the 2020s is emerging. And with influencers starting to make money via direct selling, subscriptions and membership models, tipping and gifting, the pressure is on brands to keep up. Social commerce is transforming platforms into the new mall. Instag...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, US, Social Media, Seo, Wwf, Influencer Marketing, Social Commerce, Thought Leadership, Influencers, Storr, Instagram Twitter, Nathan McDonald, Depop, Tiktok


Announcing the complete Disrupt Berlin agenda!

Disrupt Berlin is right around the corner. And there is plenty to look forward to. Join us December 11 and December 12 to hear from industry leaders, investors and bright stars in the startup world. We’ll sit down with CEOs from big-name companies such as UIPath, Samsung, and Naspers, as well as leading investors from Atomico, SoftBank and Index. On the Extra Crunch stage, panelists will discuss important trends in the startup world, and deliver actionable insights to founders looking to scale t...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Asia, Europe, UK, London, Ebay, Berlin, Africa, US, Samsung, Tech, Netflix, Paris, Amsterdam, Tencent


Announcing the Disrupt Berlin 2019 agenda

Disrupt Berlin is right around the corner. And there is plenty to look forward to. Join us December 11 and December 12 to hear from industry leaders, investors, and bright stars in the startup world. We’ll sit down with CEOs from big-name companies such as Away, UIPath, and Naspers, as well as leading investors from Atomico, SoftBank, and GV. On the Extra Crunch stage, panelists will discuss important trends in the startup world, and deliver actionable insights to founders looking to scale their...
Tags: Startups, TC, Asia, Europe, UK, London, Ebay, Berlin, Africa, US, Tech, Netflix, Paris, Silicon Valley, North America, Sap


We Found The Internet's Best Vintage With The Help Of Thrifting Experts

You probably have this friend: every time you see her, she turns up in some cool-but-unplaceable new piece that is totally of-the-moment and yet... different. You can’t get a read on it, so you have to inquire about its origin. Her answer is always frustratingly simple: “It’s vintage!” Your next question is a practical one: how can you get your hands on something similarly one-of-a-kind if there’s presumably only one of it in the world?We have a lot of these friends — some of them are right her...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Fashion, Music, UK, New York, Etsy, Ebay, US, Paris, Vogue, Italy, Prada, Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren, Anna


Teens are making thousands of dollars selling secondhand clothes and accessories on this social shopping app. Here's how it works.

Depop   is a social shopping app that has been   described   as a mix of   eBay   and   Instagram. It is largely targeted at   Gen Z   shoppers. Since being founded in Milan in 2011, Depop has grown to have 13 million users in 147 countries around the world, according to the company. Some users are making a decent amount of money flipping their clothes and other belongings. Here's how to sell on the app.  Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. Instead of spending weekends or sch...
Tags: Milan, Ebay, Trends, Swidenbank, Depop


The best online secondhand clothing shops

People are buying clothes and adding to their wardrobes like never before. This growth has been a boom for the fashion industry, but it has also lead to more and more clothes ending up in landfills around the world. One solution to help curb clothing waste is to buy secondhand clothing — and the rise of online thrift stores is making that easier than ever. Not only is buying secondhand clothing good for your wallet and the planet, but it is also possible to find quality items without leaving th...
Tags: Design, Ebay, Clothing, Nike, Features, Patagonia, Clothes, Asos, Thrift, Swap, Inhabitat, Poshmark, Secondhand, eBay eBay, Secondhand Clothing, Vinted


A social shopping app hugely popular with teens is sitting on a treasure trove of data that could help brands decide what will be cool next

Depop is a social shopping app described as a more user-friendly version of eBay and targeted at Gen Z shoppers.  Since launching in 2012 (the company was founded in 2011), the app has grown to have 13 million users in 147 countries around the world, according to the company.  In a conversation with Business Insider, Rachel Swidenbank — vice president of marketplace at Depop — said that the company is sitting on a treasure trove of data that could help brands predict what will become fashionab...
Tags: UK, Rihanna, US, Trends, Rachel Swidenbank, Swidenbank, Depop, Business Insider Swidenbank


Teens are getting rich off this social shopping app as their shopping habits change the fashion industry

Depop is a social shopping app that has been described as a mix of eBay and Instagram. It is targeted at Gen Z shoppers.  Since launching in Milan in 2011, the app has grown to have 13 million users in 147 countries around the world, according to the company. Some users are making a decent amount of money flipping their clothes and other belongings.  In a conversation with Business Insider, Rachel Swidenbank — vice president of marketplace at Depop — explained how the app's shopping experience...
Tags: UK, Milan, Instagram, Ebay, US, Trends, Costco, Joe, BJ, Karen Clark, Rachel Swidenbank, Swidenbank, Depop


Steve Madden & Urban Outfitters Joined Forces To Bring Us The Ultimate 90s Throwback Collab

Scouring eBay, Poshmark, and Depop isn't a task for the faint of heart — but it's exactly what we've been doing to find a pair of slip-ons, those nostalgia-inducing platforms we donated to Goodwill back in 2007. Back then, we could have never expected that the iconic Steve Madden slip-ons from our heyday (and the heydays of the Olsen twins, Lizzie McGuire and the Spice Girls) would re-emerge as the shoe trend of the season just 12 years later.Alas, Steve Madden's throwback sandals are officiall...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Spice Girls, Olsen, Lizzie McGuire, Steve Madden, Depop, eBay Poshmark


I Lost My Hair To Alopecia — & Turned It Into My Side Hustle

Neon-green waves, inches down to the floor, an Afro reaching toward the sky — that’s the magic of wigs. Snatched is a week-long celebration of wigs, the people who wear them, and their role in Black beauty culture.Our first subject, Gina Knight, worked in the hair industry for over a decade as a salon manager, but she never predicted opening her own wig business. Yet, when her thick, natural hair began to fall out, leaving her with bald patches, she began a new journey of entrepreneurship — and...
Tags: Fashion, Music, UK, South Africa, Black, Alopecia, Depop, Jessica Cruel, Gina Atinuke Knight, Gina Knight


Elsie’s Guide to Decluttering and Closet Sales

Hi friends! Since it’s now a fresh, new year, I’m sure many of you have decluttering on your minds. I know I do! I loveeee a nice BIG cleanout this time of year! Although, this past year, it’s kind of been a year round thing for me. I’ve been slowly decluttering every space in our entire home and it feels amazing! Today I’m here to share some tips for decluttering that have helped me stay focused and some tips for closet sales, which I’ve been doing a little at a time for the past year or two. 3...
Tags: Fashion, Organization, Style, Paypal, Tips, Don, Elsie Larson, Elsie, Depop


Our Editors Won't Wear These Pieces (Feel Free To @ Us)

Recently, we published our fall 2018 edition of the outdated pieces you should be purging from your closet. Suffice it to say, you all came prepared with a range of strong opinions from your steadfast loyalty to trends we recommended tossing to a reminder that people should continue wearing whatever the hell they want. We've heard you and we couldn't agree more.As a small disclaimer, we interpret our content as suggestions rather than a strict set of rules. And at R29 we're nothing if not big p...
Tags: Topshop, Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, NYC, Ebay, Berlin, Time, Disney, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Peru, Tokyo, Gucci, Salvation Army


Sustainable Fashion 101: How to Take Action

Sustainable fashion is definitely a buzzword nowadays, and it's great that more and more people are becoming aware of just how damaging the fashion industry can be. Beyond being one of the largest polluting industries in the world, fast fashion is a massive drain on resources, a huge contributor to global waste, and the perpetrator of unjust treatment of its workers.Not to fear: there's a lot we can do to help out, and a little can go a long way! Sustainable fashion ties in closely with the env...
Tags: News, Etsy, College, Sustainable Fashion, United States, Greenpeace, Eco-friendly, Sustainable Style, Eco-fashion, Eco-friendly Fashion, Depop


Behind the turnaround that netted Vinted €50 million

It was May 2016 when Thomas Plantenga got the call. He was living in New York and working on projects with Fabrice Grinda — the co-founder of classified juggernaut OLX, and the founder of FJ Labs. Plantenga had worked with Grinda on expanding OLX and was ready for the next challenge — which came in the form of the used clothing marketplace, Vinted. The invitation came from Insight Venture Partners and it was an offer to help work with one of their portfolio companies — a former high flyer that h...
Tags: Startups, TC, Ecommerce, New York, Marketplace, France, Germany, Clothing, Tech, Paris, Accel, Insight Venture Partners, Forbes, Vilnius Lithuania, Fabrice Grinda, Grinda


How to Use Social Media Sites to Become Your Own Girl-Boss

If you’re sick of your usual 9-to-5 job, with dramatic coworkers and demanding managers then make a change! Social media is growing more and more every day, as is the need for freelancing. Here is a list of the top 4 social media sites you should be utilizing from home, which in turn will allow you to become your own girl-boss. Facebook  Facebook has an average of 1.45 billion daily active users according to statistics from March this year, which means this is a great time to start yo...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Advertising, Entrepreneur, Social Media, Paypal, Huffington Post, Chris Smith, Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Depop, YouTube Partner Programme


Looks on Campus: Mary - West Virginia University

Major sustainable style points.It may be a ghost town on the WVU campus during the summertime, but that doesn't mean all of the fashionistas have gone home! Mary, a fellow fashion merchandising major, is always crafting flawless looks. Trust me, if you aren't head over heels (or loafers!) when you see her style, she will seal the deal with her budget-friendly shopping tips. Mary 101 Name: MarySchool: West Virginia UniversityMajor: Fashion MerchandisingYear: JuniorHometown: New Orleans, LA  Let...
Tags: College, Ebay, France, West Virginia, Sustainable Fashion, Alexa Chung, Street Style, West Virginia University, WVU, Zara, Vintage, Annie Hall, Southeast, Sustainable Style, Grace Kelly, Mary


How to Make £100s Out of the Clothes You Never Wear

So how to sell clothes online? Aside from eBay, specialist fashion resale websites are a relatively new concept. However, because competition has fired up quickly, we're already spoilt for choice. Well, a so-called investment buy can really prove its worth when your taste changes—including those lime-green Prada wedges you only wore once. One woman's gold really is another woman's treasure when it comes to fashion. Chances are there will be someone in a fishing village in Italy (or a mother of t...
Tags: Fashion, London, Ebay, Germany, Best, Paris, Italy, Prada, Zara, Chanel, Kent, Gucci, West Sussex, Louis Vuitton, Parker, Philippe


The Best Resale Websites You Should Know About

Which sites are the best, which are the easiest to use, and which carry the rarest hidden gems when it comes to online consignment? We suggest you start with the below.We’ve outlined all the details of what you need to know—whether you’re a buyer or seller—when it comes to the buzziest and coolest resale sites of the moment. And beyond the nitty-gritty details, we’ve also included each’s X-factor—you know, the special quality that makes one stand above the rest. For instance, a VIP concierge ser...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, New York, Milan, New York City, Paypal, UPS, Usps, Paris, Chanel, Hermès, North America, Toni Garrn, Gucci, Gilt Groupe, Joe


A Week In Philadelphia, PA, On A $13,500 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a graduate assistant who makes $13,500 per year. This week, she spends some of her money on eggs.Occupation: Graduate AssistantIndustry: AcademiaAge: 25Location: Philadelphia, PASalary: $13,500Paycheck: $1,500/month, for nine months of the year.Part-T...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Whole Foods, Netflix, Medicare, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, Claire Foy, Anthropologie, Joe, Queen Elizabeth, Center City, Amy, Philly, West Philadelphia, SEPTA


The Best Brands To Re-Sell (By State!), According To Poshmark

Some things always go hand in hand with the start of a new year: A fresh haircut, a fresh outlook, and, of course, a closet clean-out. After all, you've been meaning to go through your wardrobe since well before Christmas, and if you're going to make room for all those new trends to shop this year, something's gotta go. As fun as it is to swap clothes and give your cast-offs to a well-deserving bestie, it's also nice to get yourself a little cash bonus by re-selling those pieces you no longer w...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, South, Depop


From DIY to a Million Dollars: How Alien Outfitters Scaled By Curating Products

Do-it-yourself entrepreneurs typically start small, making every item they sell with their own two hands. But when they start to see success, it generally snowballs into the same problem: How do you scale DIY into a business? In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who went from selling homemade products to scaling her business by becoming a reseller. Ana Dee is the owner of Alien Outfitters: a lifestyle brand that sells a variety of graphic tees, kinky accessories...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Ecommerce, Instagram, Etsy, Ebay, Time, US, Snapchat, Ellie Goulding, God, Shopify, Ana, Felix Thea, FELIX, Shopify Masters


Ditching These 5 Items Will Make My 2018 Wardrobe a Happier Place

You'll undoubtedly recognise Louise Roe's beaming smile and impeccable fashion sense from the many times she's graced your screens as a TV host and red carpet reporter. Like a true "slash" generational, Britain-born, L.A.-based Louise started her fashion adventures as the news editor for Vogue.com and has since then written for countless high-profile publications. As well as penning her book on personal style (Front Roe), she also tends to her popular eponymous website, where she shares fashion,...
Tags: Fashion, UK, Britain, Vogue, How To, Louise, Veja, Louise Roe, Depop, Adidas Nike Superga


4 Important Style Lessons We Learned from Iris Apfel in the Movie 'Iris'

Fashion you can buy, but style you possess.College gave me untold freedoms, but one in particular was a game changer. Along with being able to stay up as late as I wanted, choose my own classes, and eat unconventional meals, I was excited to find that in college, I could wear whatever I wanted.You see, I attended a high school with a strict dress code, which required me to wear a uniform consisting of navy sweatshirts, green polo shirts, plaid skirts, and dark-colored dress shoes. Occasionally, ...
Tags: College, White House, Inspiration, Kanye West, Netflix, Iris, Harlem, Palm Beach, Architectural Digest, Jenna Lyons, Iris Apfel, Margaret Russell, Style Icons, Depop, Take A Movie's Advice, Carl Apfel


How to Make £100s Out of the Clothes You Never Wear

Aside from eBay, specialist fashion resale websites are a relatively new concept. However, because competition has fired up quickly, we're already spoilt for choice. So how to sell clothes online? Well, a so-called investment buy can really prove its worth when your taste changes—including those lime-green Prada wedges you only wore once. One woman's gold really is another woman's treasure when it comes to fashion. Chances are there will be someone in a fishing village in Italy (or a mother of t...
Tags: Fashion, London, Ebay, Germany, Best, Paris, Italy, Prada, Zara, Chanel, Kent, Gucci, West Sussex, Louis Vuitton, Parker, Philippe


This Is What the Coolest Florists In the UK Wear to Work

Floristry might have once been considered a twee Women's Institute activity, however now we live in an age where peonies take over at least 25% of our Instagram feed and flower arranging courses have actually become cool. We met the women behind some of the coolest florists in the UK right now to discover how they created their brands and what they wore along the way. Keep scrolling to meet the women behind Grace & Thorn, That Flower Shop and more... Anna launched Sheffield-...
Tags: Fashion, UK, London, Sheffield, Anna, Levi, East London, Nik, Institute, Nana, Barbour, Hattie, Nike Cortez, Outfit Ideas, Doc Marten, Jeanne Damas


I'll Tell You How to Shop Exactly Like a Fashion Editor

Any fashion editor will tell you the same thing: They hardly ever go shopping. Now, whether that's a truth or just a warped comparison in a world where we spend quite a great deal of time perusing products for our readers (and occasionally, accidentally, subconsciously purchasing stuff along the way) is up for debate. I'd agree that I don't really go shopping very often. I might head out if there's a special occasion coming up (like when you're searching for that ultimate wedding-guest dress...
Tags: Fashion, UK, Navy, Spain, Alexa Chung, How To, Zara, Don, Lyst, Depop, Hannah Almassi, Fendi Rockokos, Uterque, Lou Jeans, LN CC Moda Operandi


Link Love: Reselling Clothes Online

If you did a closet clean-out recently, and would like to make a little money selling the clothes and accessories you no longer want, then these 6 tips from expert sellers on Poshmark, Grailed and Depop might be useful. Racked also shares tips on how to get the most money selling your stuff online. Did you know you can also sell your unwanted — unused or barely used — beauty products online? I enjoyed this interview with Naomi Kelsey detailing how and why she started Neither/Nor Style, an online...
Tags: Fashion, Harper, Bazaar, Sally, Link Love, Shevia, La Pedestrienne, Rachylou, Depop, Tapestry Inc, Naomi Kelsey, Sally Hansen Angie


How To Turn Your Vintage Obsession Into A Successful Business

Nowadays, there are no rules when it comes to forging your dream career, and turning your vintage obsession into a successful business has to be up there with one of the most fun. London-based Mia Williams, founder of and Madseventies did just that — transforming her weekend trawls of charity shops and vintage markets into a digi-shop with over 400k followers (and counting).At first, Williams had trouble letting go of the pieces she had accumulated. "I put them in bin bags and stored them u...
Tags: Topshop, Fashion, Music, London, Instagram, Jimi Hendrix, Williams, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Asos, Gucci, Jimmy Page, Bowie, Jagger, Don, Monki


A Week In Harrisburg, PA, On A $32,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.This week a Customer Service Specialist working in Vitamins who makes $32,000 per year.Occupation: Customer Service SpecialistIndustry: VitaminsAge: 29Location: Harrisburg, PA. (I work 20 minutes out of the city)My Salary: $32,000 | Husband's Salary: $80,000...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, Texas, Instagram, Customer Service, Netflix, PBR, Cambridge, Philadelphia Eagles, Keurig, Bob, Duke, Sierra Nevada, Credit Card Debt, Sephora