thredUP | Anthony Marino
In this special episode, we explore the story of thredUP, the world’s largest online thrift store. Guest host Karl McKeever travels to San Francisco for an exclusive interview with president Anthony Marino, while in London we talk to the brand’s co-founder and CTO, Chris Homer.
As the line between new and used apparel blurs for consumers, a powerful transformation in retail is unfolding. Growing 21 times faster than the retail market in the past three years, the fashion resale sector is predicted to be worth nearly $52 billion by 2023. One company that is leading the way is San Francisco-based thredUP. Launched in 2008, it is now the world’s largest online thrift store.
In this special episode, guest host Karl McKeever travels to San Francisco for an exclusive interview with thredUP president Anthony Marino. We also catch up with the brand’s co-founder and CTO Chris Homer, during his visit to Tech. Festival 2019, to learn about the technology fuelling its phenomenal growth.
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