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.
Featuring in-depth conversations with leading figures from the world of retail, this is The Retail Exchange’s informed interview series. Hear from the finest minds and inspiring thinkers as they share insights into delivering success and get to the heart of the industry’s big issues.
Enjoy | Ron Johnson
US host Dave Evans brings you a special interview with Ron Johnson. He is perhaps best known for his work creating and leading Apple Stores during their first 12 years, then later as CEO of JCPenney. Now CEO and Co-Founder of Enjoy, he’s changing the way companies serve their customers in a digitally-driven world through the first mobile retail store available on-demand.
The Special | Retail Wellbeing
In our final episode of ‘The Special’ series, we take an in-depth look at the human impact of the pandemic and the importance of wellbeing for retail employees in these unprecedented times.
The Special | Braking Point
In our latest episode of ‘The Special’ series, we bring listeners a special report from the US and Canada, as stores across both countries close their physical stores in response to the global pandemic.