The RealReal Diamond Lawsuit Ends….Quietly

Remember when The RealReal was sued for the carat weight of a diamond cocktail ring someone purchased on their website? Well the lawsuit has been settled, quietly with no public outcome of payment that was clearly made. The e-retailer, The RealReal, that bases its reputation on avoiding the pricey fakes that flood the global [...]

The RealReal Diamond Lawsuit Ends….Quietly2018-11-19T19:28:03+00:00

The State Of The Luxury Resale Industry According To The RealReal

The RealReal Releases Mid-Year 2018 'State of Luxury Resale' Report and Gucci Unseats Chanel and Louis Vuitton in Search Volume for First Time From The RealReal press release on PR Newswire SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealReal, the leading luxury consignment company, today released its mid-year luxury resale report with exclusive data charting [...]

The State Of The Luxury Resale Industry According To The RealReal2018-09-16T20:48:15+00:00

The RealReal Raises $115 Million in Series G Funding

The RealReal has raised another round of funding to the tune of $115M to build new fulfillment centers and expand its brick-and-mortar footprint. Hopefully they will start addressing the authentication issues that seem to be growing on their platform! Originally posted on Fashionista.com Investors have clearly picked up on consumers' growing appetite for high-end used [...]

The RealReal Raises $115 Million in Series G Funding2018-07-26T07:43:05+00:00

The RealReal is Popping Up On Melrose

The RealReal has been literally everywhere lately and with the amount of money that have raised along with the prospects of going public, their talk of sustainability (which I applaud) and yet another pop-up is just another notch in their belt. The Real Real, which is expected to reach $1 billion in gross merchandise value [...]

The RealReal is Popping Up On Melrose2018-06-27T20:40:41+00:00

Rue LaLa buys GiltGroup

Rue LaLA has shared their intentions into purchasing Gilt and the Gilt Group in an email sent to their customers today. Why does this matter to you? Well for a couple of reasons. Rue LaLa is one of the larger platforms that sells gently used luxury handbags and buy purchasing Gilt and their list, this [...]

Rue LaLa buys GiltGroup2018-06-04T13:21:17+00:00

Make Well, Buy Well, Resell – The RealReal and Stella McCartney pushing for change

This is one of the best initiatives I have heard in a really long time and if The RealReal and Stella McCartney can actually make a change with the luxury brands, this could change the resale industry as we know it. My honest thoughts are at the bottom! The past few weeks have been a [...]

Make Well, Buy Well, Resell – The RealReal and Stella McCartney pushing for change2018-04-26T08:17:47+00:00

Is The RealReal Moving Towards IPO?

I called this last year, The RealReal heading towards IPO and it looks to be that they are starting to head in that direction. This is good news ot every resale business out there as it just solidifies the massive stake that luxury resale has in the fashion industry. The RealReal — the fashion site [...]

Is The RealReal Moving Towards IPO?2018-04-11T09:17:43+00:00

Counterfeit Handbags Are Getting Harder and Harder To Spot

Let me ask you this. Unless you are part of the manufacturing process how on earth are you going to keep up on every brand, style, material and more when it comes to super fakes? I love that people are more aware of this issue but when you are talking about a large company and [...]

Counterfeit Handbags Are Getting Harder and Harder To Spot2018-03-06T11:39:47+00:00

The RealReal Offers Gemology Course At University of Arizona

The RealReal is now offering a first-of-its-kind collaboration with the University of Arizona to create a new degree program for gemology. Fabulous! SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealReal, the leading authenticated luxury consignment company, today announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration with the University of Arizona to create a new degree program for gemology. The [...]

The RealReal Offers Gemology Course At University of Arizona2018-02-02T11:26:16+00:00

My Visit To The RealReal Pop Up Store In San Francisco

This past weekend I met up with a friend in San Francisco to specifically got to The RealReal pop up shop in Union Square and I tell you, we were not disappointed! Everything you could think of that you ever wanted was there! Chanel, Gucci, Hermes, Dior, Prada and so much more and the one [...]

My Visit To The RealReal Pop Up Store In San Francisco2017-12-04T11:45:07+00:00

Crowdfunding For Resale Companies

If you love the resale industry, more than just shopping for luxury items, like you really want to be a part of it, here's your chance. Worlds Best has launched a crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest to raise capital and for a mere $500 you could be a part of this industry without having to lift [...]

Crowdfunding For Resale Companies2017-12-10T19:00:06+00:00

The RealReal Announces National Consignment Day And Partnership with Stella McCartney

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealReal, the leader in authenticated luxury consignment, today announced it has established National Consignment Day as an official holiday, henceforth taking place annually the first Monday of every October. This new official holiday solidifies The RealReal's consignment model as a key stimulator of the circular economy. In celebration [...]

The RealReal Announces National Consignment Day And Partnership with Stella McCartney2017-10-02T09:38:37+00:00

Another $50M for The RealReal

Well, look who just raised another $50 Million in funding! The timing is perfect as 24Sevres just launched and they are going to take a huge bite out of their resale business! From TechCrunch: The RealReal, a six-year-old, San Francisco-based company focused on authenticated, high-end resale items for women, men, and the home, has landed [...]

Another $50M for The RealReal2017-12-10T19:14:58+00:00

Designer Resale – In The News #1

We always find interesting articles online of the different happenings within the designer resale industry and we thought you would want to keep up too so, we'll be gathering the most important content and posting weekly or bi-weekly so you can keep up to date in one easy place! The RealReal: Luxury consignment online retailer [...]

Designer Resale – In The News #12018-09-21T08:47:56+00:00

The RealReal Launches Home

The RealReal has been very busy as of recent with the announcement of the expansion into Detroit offering their White Glove Service. Now, they've just launched a Home category. From prnewswire.com The RealReal, the leading luxury consignment company, today announced the launch of its home category which includes luxury home goods and eclectic items including [...]

The RealReal Launches Home2017-08-24T19:56:41+00:00

The RealReal Offers White Glove Service In Detroit

Good news! The RealReal has started offering their White Glove service for Detroit! Luxury Consignment Site The RealReal Supports Growing Consignment Demand in Detroit with White Glove Service SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealReal, the leading luxury consignment company, today announced the expansion of its white glove consignment service for consignors with luxury [...]

The RealReal Offers White Glove Service In Detroit2016-09-15T16:27:35+00:00