Second-Hand Shopping Tips for Thrifting

Curly haired woman collects clothes items in good condition to consignment shop or thrift store surrounded by huge piles of multicolored garments focused away has tired expression. Recycling textiles

Thrifting is more than just a trend; it’s a lifestyle that combines the thrill of the hunt with the benefits of sustainability and savings.  Whether you’re new to the world of second-hand shopping or looking to sharpen your skills, here are some essential tips to help you make the most of your thrifting adventures.   […]

The Journey of Second-Hand Toys from Collection to Resale

Did you know that nearly 80% of children’s toys end up in landfills? Or that these toys account for almost 6% of landfill plastics. These statistics paint a vivid picture of the environmental stress placed on our planet by seemingly harmless items.  With sustainability becoming a focus globally, giving these toys a second life can […]

The Global Graded Goods Market – How Do Regions Across The World Vary?

In the expansive world of global commerce, one market segment stands out for its efficacy, adaptability, and cultural significance: the graded goods market.  From the bustling streets of Africa to the chic vintage shops of Europe, the vibrant markets of Latin America, Pakistan and India to the tech-savvy hubs of the United States, the graded […]

Exploring the Global Market & Sustainability of Second-Hand Shoes

Wholesale used aka second hand shoes

The world of second-hand shoes is shaped by a variety of varying cultural trends, economic factors, and environmental concerns.  From the bustling streets of Pakistan to the sophisticated sorting centers of Dubai, let’s take a closer look at the second-hand shoe market across the globe and its impact on the economy and the environment.   […]

Green Threads: The Environmental Impact of Credential Clothing

Stacks of used clothing in various different packages

In a world increasingly concerned with sustainability, the fashion industry has found itself under scrutiny for its environmental footprint.  However, amid the discussions surrounding fast fashion and textile waste, there shines a beacon of hope – credential clothing.  So what exactly is credential clothing? Credential clothing is collected through various means (donation bins, drop boxes) […]

The World of Graded Goods: Understanding Second-Hand Clothing Grading

A man grading goods in a warehouse

In the ever-evolving world of sustainable fashion, second-hand clothing has found its spotlight, and within this niche, a fascinating system has emerged – the world of graded goods.  This intricate process involves the sorting, categorizing, and grading of used garments, creating a structured framework that guides buyers and sellers through the realm of pre-loved fashion. […]

The World of Bric-à-Brac: A Treasure Trove of Sustainability

Antique Bric-à-Brac items including pots, silverware, and mugs

Bric-à-brac, the eclectic world of knick-knacks and vintage oddities, is a global phenomenon.  From developed nations to those still emerging, the allure of these unique trinkets transcends borders.  However, the journey of bric-à-brac across the world is not without its challenges, and in this blog, we will explore its popularity, its influence on the circular […]

Global Wholesale Used Clothing Statistics & Information For 2024

A bale of clothing in a warehouse

With the global apparel market being worth 1.53 trillion US dollars last year, the secondhand apparel market currently valued at approximately 211 billion US dollars, and the global wholesale market being valued at 45 billion US dollars you might be wondering how the global wholesale clothing market is changing, especially when it comes to used […]