Second-hand fashion gets the big tech makeover

Column chart of Market size ($bn) showing Resale is expected to be bigger than fast fashion in the US by 2029

For decades, consumers have rummaged through rails at flea markets or charity shops, in search of vintage gems or just a bargain. But the sale of second-hand clothing has been catapulted into a digital age of rapid growth, dealmaking and sky-high valuations. The most recent example of the surge of investor interest in resale platforms … Read more

Auto expert gives spare parts biz a digital makeover

Auto expert gives spare parts biz a digital makeover

There will be many stories about digitisation of the automotive industry and how every problem creates an opportunity. Enter SpareXHub, a Malaysian-based portal with an international ambition in e-commerce, a digitalisation innovator in the automotive industry with a portal for aged, genuine spare parts. The co-founder and director, Devindran Ramanathan, found his unique niche 10 … Read more