The Top 10 Sneakers to Resale on Amazon

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There is a consistent misunderstanding and undervaluation of the resale marketplace for sneakers. While GOAT, StockX and eBay get the most coverage as resale platforms, Amazon remains the place for resale that more accurately reflects the retail environment. I’ve always stated that there are various forms of sneaker resale. One form assists retail with removing … Read more

StockX’s Slippery Slope: Rescinding Funds on the Air Jordan 11 Retro Cherry While eBay and Goat Still Allow Sales

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 https://arch-usa.com/how-the-supply-chain-contributed-to-800k-in-nike-product-being-stolen/ I recently reported on why the Supply Chain contributed to the theft of over 800,000 thousand dollars in Nike product. In that same post I discussed the problems of loss prevention for all companies and why storage yards across the country have been getting robbed. I followed that discussion with information on the Railroad … Read more

Will StockX’s Pivot in Marketing Help to Offset the Negative Attention from Nike Contributing to the Site’s Declining Traffic?

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StockX has been the fastest growing sneaker resale platform created. The company launched with influencers and the “Now You Know” ads featuring Wale and YouTubers like Foamer Simpson to gain credibility with the sneaker community. They then landed in a Super Bowl ad with Rocket Mortgage. Following those marketing strategies up, the platform rolled out … Read more

Does eBay Really Have the Best Fees in the Game? How Shipping Shapes Sneaker Resale

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One of the primary methods of increasing the visibility of a listing on eBay is displaying a product with free shipping. On StockX the seller doesn’t pay shipping, my prediction is this will change in the very near future. Businesses, in response to Amazon’s long-standing policies which have shaped all of e-commerce, all offer some … Read more

While eBay Adjusts to Combat StockX, Nike’s Circularity is an Additional Threat

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Nike gives you plenty of opportunities to help fight climate change through your shopping choices. Source: How Nike Helps You Help the Planet There isn’t any secret that resale is getting more difficult to do. The Golden Goose isn’t done laying eggs, but the multitude of issues potential resellers face in a post-Covid environment are … Read more

How are the Supply Chain and StockX Shaping Sneaker Resale? Episode 309 of the Shoe in Show Podcast

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Matt Priest and Andy Polk interview me for episode #309 of Shoe-in-Show. The question is how resale is being shaped by the supply chain and by StockX becoming the dominant source in sneaker resale. Check out the entire episode here: animal://shoeinshow.com/episode/309-chris-burns-lights-again/

StockX NFTs Are Live and Tied to Real Products: What Does This Mean?

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Take the time to pause the video when you see information cards. There is information on each which will assist you in understanding terms and points of discussion. I raise several points in this video about the fact that StockX has tied their NFTs to physical products. My biggest question is if they have sneakers … Read more

nike dunk high back to the future ii cast | StockX Delivers a Giant Box to Celebrate a Sales Milestone – Unboxing

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As I begin to take a backseat in the resale game, I hit a milestone on StockX. I reached 20,000 pair sold on the platform and 2.5 million dollars in sales. I should probably do a video explaining how that happened, but that’s for another time. Today I got a box in the mail. The … Read more

nike dunk high back to the future ii cast | A StockX Joke Lands in Insecure Season 5 Episode 7 

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Below is the Wine Down, a show that follows each episode of HBO’s hit series “Insecure”. I’m using the episode of the Wine Down as a placeholder for the actual episode because I don’t want to utilize clips from YouTube channels pulling footage from the show. Which has absolutely nothing to do with this post. … 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 RRA September 2021 Part 2: Number of Sneakers Sold & Average Price

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Instead of splitting the three platforms up, I’m combining them all to give you the price points. On all three platforms combined I had 462 sales for a total of $52,300.98 gross sales. Those sales ranged from the low to premium price range. Average price on StockX rounds out to 104.91. Average price on Amazon … 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 models and to provide a top 10. I decided to really … Read more

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

It’s Not an Air Max but the Nike Retro GTS 97 is Another One in the Chamber | What’s Quietly Hot?

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What’s Quietly Hot – is a new series based on my resale data utilizing StockX. These are shoes that have taken off and are selling very well, but still under the radar. Source: Nike Retro GTS Women’s Shoes. Nike.com StockX continues to overcome the four year slump with strategic adjustments that allow the site to … Read more

RRA July August: Part 3 – Average Resale Price and How Has Resale Slowed Down?

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Let’s revisit July to get a better grasp on how August shaped up. July had a lot of Dunks. August, I didn’t win hardly any raffles so the number of Air Jordan 1 and Dunks decreased. Here is what I wrote for July: The Average Resale Price in July on StockX was $129.68. This number … Read more

The Silent Success of the Jordan Point Lane Infrared and Distance from Sneaker Culture | What’s Quietly Hot?

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What’s Quietly Hot – is a new series based on my resale data utilizing StockX. These are shoes that have taken off and are selling very well, but still under the radar. Source: Jordan Point Lane Infrared There is an overemphasis on the classics by many “sneakerheads”. There is always contention between those who consider … Read more

Resale Report and Analysis July 2021: Part 2 – Price Tier Breakdown & Amount Sold

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I had 469 transactions in July 2021. That’s a jump back towards normal and doesn’t account for the number of wholesale transactions. I sold approximately 800 pair of shoes in wholesale. These shoes go on to be sold in retail outlets and on third party digital outlets. The wholesale is extremely limited in style, and … Read more

DropX is StockX’s foamposite Beyond Sneakers | Revlon x Megan Thee Stallion DropX™ Exclusive 

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Source: Revlon x Megan Thee Stallion DropX Exclusive – StockX Landing Pages When you write and make predictions, often it takes a long time for the evidence to become available. I’ve written continuously about the foamposite of StockX. In most instances, on the sneaker side of things, the collector’s market is overlooked. StockX’s IPO has … Read more

Where Do You Sell That Return? Size 10.5 – Nike Blazer Mid 77 Vintage White Black 2019

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100% Authentic. These are the actual pictures. Source: Size 10.5 – Nike Blazer Mid 77 Vintage White Black 2019 I sold the shoes pictured in this post on StockX. When I sent the shoes, they were in perfect condition, brand new. By the time the box reached StockX, or when someone pulled the box out … Read more

Unlike Other 3rd Party Platforms, StockX Treats Items Sold Like Their Own: StockX News

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From the streets to the stores, retail, resell, and more, StockX editorial has everything you need to know about this thing of ours. (pics from StockX) Source: Editorial Archives – StockX News The largest 3rd party platforms for sellers (sneakers primarily) are easily Amazon, eBay, and the fastest growing of the major channels, StockX. There … 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 adjustments 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