In the wake of the 2008 economic crisis, the market for second-hand products went global, mainly because of its economic, environmental, and technological benefits.
In this market, sellers profit by selling products that still have a useful life, while buyers acquire goods and brands at a much lower price than they usually find for this type of product.
Since then, the sector has been growing.
In 2021, the global apparel resale market reached US$35 billion, up from US$11 billion in 2012, according to a 2022 report from marketplace ThredUp.
Different proposals and businesses have emerged in several . . .