StockX Layoffs in Line with Tech Companies Becoming Lean

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Fewer than 80 employees with corporate roles are invented; the company did not disclose the number of staff members impacted in its Detroit office. Source: StockX issues another round of layoffs, the second since June The rash of layoffs at tech companies is reflective of topics of discussion by Prof. Scott Galloway of NYU Stern. … Read more

Resale Platforms Need to Understand Amazon | Resale Report and Analysis for October 2021: Part 1

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Last month in September I continued with my reopening of my Amazon Seller Central Marketplace account. By the end of October, I was shutting it down again. Although the numbers above show that I made $20,255.49 on 193 pairs shipped, this doesn’t tell the entire tale of Amazon as a marketplace. I continued using eBay … Read more

Versus | eBay, Amazon or StockX: Resale Report and Analysis for September 2021: Part 1

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September, as I mentioned in August, is an analysis of three platforms. I relaunched my Amazon Seller Central account and continued using StockX. Inventory was slow in September so sales declined on StockX, but were still robust enough to provide a breakdown on surprising 20-21 and to provide a top 10. I decided to really … Read more

Reebok x Billionaire Boys Club Instantpump Fury Boost sneakers | Comparing The Price Difference of One Sneaker Being Sold on Amazon, StockX and eBay – Part 2

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I’ve been writing a post about eBay’s push to regain sellers. The first post can be found here: The Inherent Issue with eBay’s Big Push to Recapture it’s Sneaker Soul – JmksportStore-USA The second post is in video format and can be found here: The Inherent Issue with eBay’s Big Push to Recapture Its Sneaker … Read more

Resale Report and Analysis August 2021: Part 2 – an eBay vs StockX Analysis

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I had 382 transactions in August 2021. The wholesale channel shifted as I didn’t want to take on inventory and sit on it for two weeks. The market moves quickly and I lost that wholesale deal. Just because I’m out of the biz for a while, doesn’t mean the world stops turning. In September, I’ve … Read more

RRA July 2021: Part 3 – Average Resale Price, Brands Sold and Top 10 Shoes for July 2021

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The Average Resale Price is going up. My average on the gross amount sold on StockX was $129.68. This number blows away previous resale averages which hovered between 98 and 107 dollars. Why did the price increase so much? As mentioned above, Space Jam 2, LeBron 8 Retro releases like the South Beach and an … Read more

Resale Report and Analysis for May 2021

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This is the report for May 2021. I made a lot of Sasha in May. Access to my primary stream of shoes shifted. Stores still weren’t getting a lot of releases on time, but this doesn’t matter because with discounts being removed by stores like Foot Locker, and new restrictions being reinforced on buying limits, … Read more

10 Realities of Resale Being Shaped by NIKE’s Incredible FY2021 Q1

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BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 22, 2020 — NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today reported fiscal 2021 financial results for its first quarter ended August 31, 2020. Source: NIKE, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Results Typically, a company built on growth losing a percentage would cause worry. I’ve been stating since 2015 that Nike’s move towards DTC would … Read more

The Company Reseller for Smaller Accounts | A One Time Exception for COVID-19

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Buy and sell authentic adidas shoes on StockX including the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Cinder and thousands of other sneakers with price data and release dates. Source: adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Cinder Resellers are despised. They snatch up product before regular people can grab a pair for themselves. They use bots, connections with … Read more

The Reality of eBay Eliminating Sneaker Seller Fees and Their New December Drop Series

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The marketplace launches zero selling fees for its North America seller community on any sneakers sold at $100 or more. Source: eBay Eliminates Sneaker Seller Fees for the First Time and Unveils New December Drop Series My immediate response is this is a dangerous game of attrition and eBay has chosen to use band aids … Read more

Stadium Goods’ ‘Talking Shop’ Reminded Me that Resale Used to Be About Community

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Nobody knows sneakers better than the boutiques around the world that sell them. Source: Talking Shop: The Best Boutique Collabs From Atmos, Undefeated, and More I subscribed to Stadium Goods YouTube this morning. I typically overlook the channel and I kind of fall into the careful of clicking on Complex’s YouTube shows and I also … Read more

Insider Ties: Episode 107 | Reselling Provides Information On Brand Momentum

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  This video is an introduction to a topic that was born from a dialogue on the shifting demographics of sneakerheads. While the initial topic was how marketing people are missing an opportunity due to a failure to understand that “sneakerheads” are no longer niche, it developed into a back and forth on recognizing brand … Read more