Before the pandemic . . . This promo image of American good life seemed apropos for the expectations of the plebs.
Now, higher gas prices and inflation have inspired a reality check.
Here's one manifestation of that trend . . .
According to the report, the resale market is the fastest growing apparel market in the U.S. Globally, the resale market is expected to grow 127% by 2026.
“Thrifting used to be like, ‘Oh no you’re going thrifting,’ but now you get to find like really cool finds,” said teenager Jacqueline Morgan, who was shopping at the Goodwill store in Liberty Tuesday afternoon.
Sixty-two percent of Gen Z and Millennial shoppers surveyed said they look for an item secondhand before purchasing it new.
The biggest motivating factor for buying used, though, is saving money.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you want a cute dress or some home goods, chances are, you're looking to buy secondhand, according to a new report by online retailer threadUP. According to the report, the resale market is the fastest growing apparel market in the U.S.