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Differences Between the North American and European Resale Market

Differences Between the North American and European Resale Market

The resale market has seen tremendous growth in recent years, with both North America and Europe emerging as significant players. This article delves into the key differences between these two markets, examining the types of marketplaces, product offerings, and pricing trends.

June 18, 2024

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Navigating Complex C2B Transactions in the Resale Industry: The Trendful Advantage

Navigating Complex C2B Transactions in the Resale Industry: The Trendful Advantage

The Resale Industry is thriving in today’s eco-conscious and economically aware society, however, this presents unique opportunities and challenges, especially with the increased public interest and growth of the resale industry. While it offers a sustainable alternative to traditional retail, the continued growth means that just as e-commerce enablement technologies have been built up as the need arose to help companies easily run their e-commerce businesses online, there are currently glaring technological gaps in the industry for resale companies to also easily run their businesses. One particular complexity the industry faces is in managing business-to-consumer (B2C) transactions.

May 29, 2024

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Exploring Franchise Opportunities with Season 2 Consign: An In-Depth Q&A with Founders Erika & Monica

Exploring Franchise Opportunities with Season 2 Consign: An In-Depth Q&A with Founders Erika & Monica

As a follow-up to our previous origin story article of Season 2 Consign and the founders, Erika and Monica, in this exclusive Q&A session, we delve deep into the franchise model of Season 2 Consign, exploring how potential franchisees can join and thrive within this innovative brand. As the franchise scene burgeons, understanding the mechanisms and benefits of the Season 2 Consign model provides crucial insights for anyone considering this path.

May 21, 2024

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Embracing Innovation and Sisterhood at Season 2 Consign

Embracing Innovation and Sisterhood at Season 2 Consign

In the competitive world of luxury resale, few stories resonate as deeply as that of Season 2 Consign, founded by sisters Erika Tapia Schrieber and Monica Tapia-Mularski. Their journey, from leveraging their own designer collections to creating a national brand, encapsulates a tale of resilience, innovation, and sisterly collaboration.

May 10, 2024

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Comparing The Cost of Resale Apps: Trendful vs. Custom Development

Comparing The Cost of Resale Apps: Trendful vs. Custom Development

For merchants looking to integrate a resale app onto their online store, two primary options are available: subscribing to an existing service like Trendful or opting for a custom-built app. Each choice has its own implications on cost, time investment, and technical complexity..

April 25, 2024

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Empowering Merchants with a Glimpse into the Future: Trendful Vision Launches April 19th

Empowering Merchants with a Glimpse into the Future: Trendful Vision Launches April 19th

Trendful is set to redefine how our Enterprise plan clients interact with our Price Database. We are thrilled to announce the launch of Trendful Vision – an innovative AI-powered feature that will transform the way merchants can search for prices and market insight information.

April 19, 2024

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Deciphering Resale Marketplaces: Peer-to-Peer vs. Managed Models

Deciphering Resale Marketplaces: Peer-to-Peer vs. Managed Models

Both models present a distinct approach to resale, accompanied by their unique set of benefits and challenges. This article delineates the essential differences, advantages, and disadvantages of both models to aid in informed decision-making for both buyers and sellers.

April 12, 2024

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Client Spotlight: Glow Luxury - Revolutionizing Luxury Resale with Dedication and Trendful Technology

Client Spotlight: Glow Luxury - Revolutionizing Luxury Resale with Dedication and Trendful Technology

In a world where luxury and personal touch often do not go hand in hand, Glow Luxury emerges as a trailblazing exception. Spearheaded by Lauren, a former dental hygienist turned entrepreneur, Glow Luxury has rewritten the narrative of luxury resale. Lauren's journey from managing closet sales to running a booming luxury resale business is a saga of passion, perseverance, and embracing change.

April 5, 2024

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The Inspiring Journey of Closet Full of Cash

The Inspiring Journey of Closet Full of Cash

In the dynamic realm of luxury resale, one name has consistently stood out for its commitment to knowledge-sharing, innovation, and community building – Closet Full of Cash. Founded by Deanna Thompson in late 2015, this platform has become a cornerstone for resellers, offering invaluable insights and resources for navigating the complexities of the industry.

February 26, 2024

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The Rise of KimmieBBags LLC: A Journey from a Closet Idea to a Thriving Online Consignment Store

The Rise of KimmieBBags LLC: A Journey from a Closet Idea to a Thriving Online Consignment Store

In the vast world of online businesses, it’s always inspiring to discover success stories that stem from genuine passion and a dream to create something unique. Among such stories is that of KimmieBBags LLC, a brainchild of Kim Balance, that has transformed the way we perceive online consignment.

September 19, 2023

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How Trendful’s Resale Software Supercharges Growth for Resale Companies

How Trendful’s Resale Software Supercharges Growth for Resale Companies

The resale industry has witnessed an explosive surge in popularity over recent years. For businesses, this burgeoning sector offers both challenges and opportunities. The challenge for these businesses is to scale and streamline operations efficiently.

August 9, 2023

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Revolutionizing the Resale Market: Trendful x Entrupy Empower Merchants

Revolutionizing the Resale Market: Trendful x Entrupy Empower Merchants

Discover how Trendful and Entrupy's resale solutions can help enable merchants to grow their businesses.

July 17, 2023

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Scale Your Resale Business with Trendful’s Exclusive UPS Shipping Discounts

Scale Your Resale Business with Trendful’s Exclusive UPS Shipping Discounts

Discover how Trendful’s partnership with UPS can save your resale business up to 50% on shipping labels, streamline operations, and enhance customer relationships.

April 28, 2023

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Trendful is joining TinySeed Accelerator

Trendful is joining TinySeed Accelerator

We are very excited to announce that we have been accepted into TinySeed’s Fall 2021 batch!

November 4, 2021

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Data Visualization Case Study: Louis Vuitton Alma Monogram Vernis

Data Visualization Case Study: Louis Vuitton Alma Monogram Vernis

Our first data visualization post outlines the evolution of the Alma resale values over the past two months. In this article, we highlight some of the resale market specificities and introduce some notions about the estimation of fair market values.

July 12, 2021

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Most popular Hermès bags on the secondary market

Most popular Hermès bags on the secondary market

According to our price database, Hermès is the fourth most popular designer on the growing secondary market, after Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Gucci. Today we are going to look at the 5 most popular Hermès bags currently on the secondary market.

June 8, 2021

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What is the Circular Economy?

What is the Circular Economy?

To first understand the circular economy, let’s take a look at the linear economy. The linear fashion model follows a “make-use-dispose” pattern. This leads to an extremely wasteful and polluting system.

May 3, 2021

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Trendful powers luxury market recommerce businesses

Trendful powers luxury market recommerce businesses

Recommerce refers to the unique business concept of selling previously used or owned items. Most of the recommerce businesses rely on the customer-to-business model but there actually isn't a technology that solves their main problems, but Trendful does.

March 15, 2021

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What is Trendful?

What is Trendful?

Trendful is a recommerce technology for the luxury market. We have created a Resell Interface for designer handbags that can be integrated onto a secondary market business’s website. The business can choose to offer their customers buyout, consignment, or store credit offers for their items. Read the blog article to find out more about Trendful!

March 2, 2021

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What's in your closet?

What's in your closet?

In this fifth episode of the 'What's in your closet?', we explore Charlotte's Parisian style! Read more if you love French style as much as us!

February 18, 2021

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5 Reasons Why You Should Adopt Circular Fashion

5 Reasons Why You Should Adopt Circular Fashion

At Trendful, we believe in two things: high-quality fashion and sustainability. We, of course, want to share our passion for sustainable fashion with you, so let’s play a game. Are you ready?

January 20, 2021

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Authenticate Gucci Handbags in 8 Steps

Authenticate Gucci Handbags in 8 Steps

Follow these 8 simple steps to make sure you are not buying a FAKE Gucci handbag! In this authentication guide, we will be going over the following in detail: Material, Hardware, Logo, Stitching, Interior Label, Serial Number, Lettering/Fonts, and Controllato Card.

January 20, 2021

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History of Fashion Week

History of Fashion Week

A fashion week is a one-week event during which fashion designers, brands, or "houses" showcase their talent, travel the world, and make a name for themselves. They take months and even years of preparation and hard work to get to display their latest collections in runway fashion shows to buyers.

January 20, 2021

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How to Authenticate Chanel Handbags

How to Authenticate Chanel Handbags

Chanel is one of the most recognizable luxury brands and for many women purchasing a Chanel handbag is on their must-have list of purses to add to their collection. Discover how to authenticate Chanel handbags with our guide!

January 20, 2021

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How to care for your leather Chanel handbags & more

How to care for your leather Chanel handbags & more

So you bit the bullet and purchased your dream Chanel handbag or you added a pair of Chanel leather pants to your collection, now you are probably wondering how to properly care for your items.

January 20, 2021

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Iconic Gucci Handbags

Iconic Gucci Handbags

The iconic Italian brand, Gucci was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci in Florence, Italy, making it one of the oldest and renowned Italian luxury brands. Similar to how Louis Vuitton got started, Guccio Gucci first specialized in the production of luxury luggage for the wealthy upper-class traveler. Eventually, the brand would go on to manufacture products in knitwear, silk, shoes, and handbags.

January 20, 2021

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Iconic Louis Vuitton Handbags and How to Authenticate Them

Iconic Louis Vuitton Handbags and How to Authenticate Them

Louis Vuitton with its over 100 years of history remains one of the most important luxury brands today. Learn about the brand history and understand how, to this day, Louis Vuitton handbags and accessories typically retain 80% or more of their value!

January 20, 2021

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What does vintage fashion mean?

What does vintage fashion mean?

VINTAGE (adjective) -of old, recognized, and enduring interest, importance, or quality -dating from the past What does vintage mean? Vintage when used to describe clothing, is a generic term used for garments from a previous era.

January 20, 2021

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What is Fast Fashion?

What is Fast Fashion?

The contemporary phrase was coined by fashion retailers to mean the designs that flow immediately from the fashion week catwalks to meet the demand for incoming fashion trends.

January 20, 2021

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What's in your closet?

What's in your closet?

Welcome to our new series called, "What's in your closet?" where we will be interviewing women on their style and how they organize their clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories. We hope you enjoy this new series, our first interview is with Trendful's co-founder & CEO, Jackie!

January 20, 2021

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What's in your closet?

What's in your closet?

In our 3rd episode of our "What's in your closet?," series we will explore the French closet of co-founder & CTO, Mailys! We hope you love her interview as much as us!

January 20, 2021

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What's in your closet?

What's in your closet?

We are very excited in this series to explore the closet of the lovely fashionista and female scientist, Taylor, you can find her on Instagram @stylishlytaylored or you can check out her blog at stylishlytaylored.com! We hope you enjoy her interview as much as us!

January 20, 2021

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What's in your closet?

What's in your closet?

We are very excited in our 4th episode of our 'What's in your closet?' blog series to explore the closet of the always stylish, Anchyi Adorned, you can find her on Instagram @anchyi! We hope you enjoy our interview with her as much as us!

January 20, 2021

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