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.
In this special festive episode, we explore the story of this year’s Macy’s Christmas window campaign. Guest host Karl McKeever travels to New York for an exclusive interview with the retailer’s national director of window presentation, Roya Sullivan, to learn more about the challenge of managing windows for one of the world’s most iconic department stores.
In this special episode, we explore the story of footwear brand Allbirds. Guest host Karl McKeever travels to San Francisco for an exclusive interview with the brand’s head of global retail operations, Travis Boyce, to learn more about this increasingly popular shoe brand with sustainability at its heart.
In this special episode, recorded at Tech. Festival 2019, we meet Josh Bottomley, global head of digital, data and development at HSBC. He sits down with guest host Jason Bradbury to explore the tech challenges for retail banking in the digital world.