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Rag News: October 2019


Size “of the Bale” Matters  In the wholesale of mixed rags and credentials, the size of the bales matter a great deal! Whether you use a vertical (down-stroke) or a horizontal baler, the dimensions of the bales will impact the weight of the load. While the industry standard aims for 1,000 pound bales, most suppliers make bales … Continue reading Rag News: October 2019

Mixed Rags: Finding a 2nd, 3rd or Even 4th Use for Clothing


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The wholesale market for used clothing has been expanding over the last decade. This was partly out of necessity, but mostly because of the ever-increasing consumer demand. The rise of the fast fashion trend made consumers go on a buying frenzy, but it also resulted in an increased amount of donations made by loyal customers. … Continue reading Mixed Rags: Finding a 2nd, 3rd or Even 4th Use for Clothing

Sorting Out the Clothing Terms: Vintage, Used, Secondhand, & Retro


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Used clothing. Vintage style. Retro fashion. Are these three entire different things, or one in the same kind of couture? Before we get into the terminology of clothes, we need to understand what clothes are and how style evolves. Style is one of the fastest evolving things in the universe. What’s hot today can be … Continue reading Sorting Out the Clothing Terms: Vintage, Used, Secondhand, & Retro