In 2019, secondhand clothing is the hottest fashion trend… it goes beyond tie-dye and animal prints. A staggering 21x growth has been registered by the apparel resale industry over the past three years. It shows no sign of slowing down, according to a recent report by ThredUp. In addition to expanding an existing business, BDSTX buyers can start a new one through reselling apparel.

Growth in resale

Women bought 56 million used products in 2018, up from 44 million the year before. A key driver of the growth of this sector is the adoption of secondhand apparel by women aged 18-37. Is there a reason for this?

Buying Secondhand: The Secondhand Shopper’s Mind

Shoppers are flocking to this resale trend for a variety of reasons, including their desire for sustainability, variety, and affordability. We’ll take a closer look at:

Conscientious consumers

In addition to purchasing from an environmentally-friendly brand, buying one used item can reduce its carbon footprint by 82%. Aside from reducing textile waste, choosing used products is environmentally friendly.

Styles you love 

Shopping secondhand allows shoppers to afford new arrivals, whether they are taking photos for social media or just wearing new styles frequently.

Clothing for resale

So you’re interested in reselling apparel in this booming market. This is the perfect time to get started with BDSTX. For your apparel needs, we offer a wide selection

What is the best place to resell apparel?

Once you’ve sourced your apparel from one of our many apparel marketplaces, how do you resell? Despite the fact that some of our larger buyers are able to sell their clothes in their physical stores, they are also selling their inventory online through sites like ThredUp, Poshmark, TheRealReal or eBay. In addition, buyers may set up their own storefronts online. We have a complete buyer blog with tips on how to start selling online.

Best of luck sourcing and reselling!


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