How Has the Coronavirus Impacted Re-Commerce Businesses?
Cleaning out your closet is one of the most productive and mind-busying activities you can do amid the coronavirus pandemic, and many indeed are. As a result, piles of used clothing and accessories are mounting. But the big question: Can you sell used items during the spread of the coronavirus? With non-essential services shutting down nationwide, it would seem as though operations at re-commerce sites The RealReal, Vestiaire Collective, and Fashionphile would, too. But in fact, they're staying open, though their day-to-day business operations are shifting to comply with social distancing regulations. Furthermore, if you're the type to shop vintage and secondhand and want to support your favorite re-commerce sites right now, you might be wondering if it's safe to buy from these sites. The short answer? Yes. But we'll dive into this a bit deeper ahead.
Keep scrolling ahead for more on how The RealReal, Vestiaire Collective, and Fashionphile are handling buying and selling used clothing and accessories during the coronavirus pandemic. If you haven't already cleaned out your closet, may we suggest doing so with friends to make it more fun?