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    Second-Hand Clothing Site ThredUP Gets $81M in Funding

    The second-hand clothing online marketplace is getting more competitive but one company, ThredUP, seems to have gotten ahead of the rest with a recent round of investments totaling $81 million. Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP) took the lead in the Series E investment in ThredUp. Existing ThredUP investors Trinity Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, […]

  • H&M Ignores Underserved Market by Pulling Plus Size Clothing from Stores (Watch)

    Popular retail chain H&M has reportedly removed all plus size clothing from its stores in New York City. A representative for the company explained that the stores simply don’t have enough room for those clothing options anymore since they’ve added new product lines like home goods and beauty supplies. But this move could very well […]

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    Booming Second-Hand Clothing Business

    Sales of second-hand clothing from western countries are booming in the former Soviet state of Belarus. In the past five years, sales of used clothing have increased four and a half times, now accounting for 10% of all Belarus clothing sales. Small Belarus entrepreneurs have popped up selling the western cast-offs: “We wear second-hand all […]

  • CLOTHING
    Second-Hand Clothing Site ThredUP Gets $81M in Funding

    T he second-hand clothing online marketplace is getting more competitive but one company, ThredUP, seems to have gotten ahead of the rest with a recent round of investments totaling $81 million. Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP) took the lead in the Series E investment in ThredUp. Existing ThredUP investors Trinity Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Highland Capital […]

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    Wrist-Worn Drone Wins Intel Smart Clothing Contest

      Intel Corp on Monday awarded $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3 crores) to a group of do-it-yourselfers who developed a wristband that converts to a camera-equipped drone to win a contest the chipmaker hopes will help guarantee it a leading position in the emerging market for wearable computing devices. Aimed at rock climbers, the Nixie quadcopter […]

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    New Plastic Clothing Material Could Keep People Cool: Study

    New Plastic Clothing Material Could Keep People Cool: Study American researchers have created a low-cost textile made of a plastic base that could cool the body when woven into clothing. The engineers suggested in the US journal Science that the textile could become a way to keep people living in hot climates cool without using […]

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    Spacesuits Inspired This Indian American’s Clothing Brand

    Aman Advani is the chief executive of the brand, met the co-founders of the company at MIT. NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS ‘Ministry of Supply’ seeks to reinvent business wear, says Aman Advani Mr Advani wants business wear to include the benefits of athletic gear Mr Advani co-founded the company while at MIT Rigorous travel and unpredictable […]

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    Adidas Seeks Buyer For Golf Business To Focus On Shoes, Clothing

    Berlin: Adidas said it would aim to sell its loss-making golf business to focus on shoes and clothing, after its core Adidas brand reported strong quarterly sales, particularly in the United States. The German sportswear firm, which launched a review of its golf unit last August, said on Wednesday it had decided to focus on […]

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    Numero Uno clothing files IPO Papers With Sebi

    New Delhi: apparel and way of life accessories company Numero Uno clothing Ltd has approached capital markets regulator Sebi to flow an initial public provide (IPO). The proposed public problem comprises fresh problem worth Rs sixty five crore and an offer on the market up to 84 lakh from its promoter and AA India development […]