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These 17 companies are revolutionising the retail industry

Retail is changing rapidly, and companies must innovate to keep up. Customers are increasingly demanding that the shopping experience be bespoke, eco-friendly, and immediately gratifying. Business Insider rounded up 17 companies that are meeting those demands with creative technologies and paradigm shifts, and, in the process, revolutionising the retail industry. […]
These 17 companies are revolutionising the retail industry
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The hottest holiday trend this year may be thrift store gifts

American consumers are increasingly interested in giving and receiving thrifted gifts for the holidays, according to Accenture’s annual holiday shopping survey. The study found that more than half of respondents said they would consider gifting second-hand presents, while 56% said they would welcome thrifted gifts, the Wall Street Journal reported. […]
The hottest holiday trend this year may be thrift store gifts
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ThredUp just raised another $175 million as it invades department stores

ThredUp, the online resale marketplace, announced an additional $US175 million in funding from investors on Wednesday, bringing its total of raised capital to $US300 million. The money will support a new resale platform for partnering retailers to tap into infrastructure to sell ThredUp apparel in stores. It will also be […]
ThredUp just raised another $175 million as it invades department stores
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Retail experts reveal why ‘stodgy, suffering’ Macy’s and JCPenney won’t be saved by partnerships with buzzy startup ThredUp

Macy’s and JCPenney announced forthcoming pilot programs with ThredUp, featuring secondhand products from the popular e-commerce site in select stores around the country. The announcement comes on the heels of disappointing sales from both retailers in the second quarter of 2019, as each failed to meet investor expectations and analyst […]
Retail experts reveal why ‘stodgy, suffering’ Macy’s and JCPenney won’t be saved by partnerships with buzzy startup ThredUp
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Teens are using these shopping apps to get rich

Entrepreneurially minded teens are getting rich off of shopping apps such as Poshmark,Goat, and StockX. The ease at which you can buy and sell on these apps directly from a smartphone has made them a hit with young shoppers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Teens today have two […]
Teens are using these shopping apps to get rich
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The 30 most fashionable women in the US, according to ThredUp

Millions of women buy and sell secondhand fashion through a site called ThredUp, which claims to be the world’s largest online thrift store. thredUP has a ton of data about what’s inside the closets of American women. So the company collected this data, and, for the first time, ranked the […]
The 30 most fashionable women in the US, according to ThredUp