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Consumer Driven Strategies Will Be Vital for Retailers to Bounce Back From Lockdown, Says B-Stock

As stores across Europe begin to re-open their doors, retailers who have survived lockdown will need to navigate the uncertainty of the retail landscape and adapt to new market strategies for business to continue, urged Giorgio Vitale, Head of Business Development EMEA at B-Stock. Due to the impact of COVID-19 the retail landscape has changed drastically and the changes to the way that consumers used to shop were felt by everyone. While younger buyers are likely to embrace shopping again far quicker than those aged over…

“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like a Sustainable Second-Hand Christmas,” Says B-Stock

The second-hand apparel market is growing 21x faster than the primary market, B-Stock, the world’s largest online B2B platform for returned and excess apparel, revealed today. The trend is being driven by the rise in online resale and consignment marketplaces, as well as young consumers who look to make more sustainable shopping choices. This holiday, with easy online access to big brands for smaller budgets and socially responsible purchasing in mind, secondhand will be a gift-giving trend. According to Ben Whitaker,…