Less buying can come out as exchanging or repairing; this is what Give + Take shop, Converse, H&M propose.
– Give + Take shop in London is a retail concept mixing purchase, exchange, and donation. We already know charity or foundation selling given goods in special events or in boutiques. Give + take adapted this model as a pure retail concept with precise consumer base and a specific range of goods.
More about Give + Take here
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– Converse brand opened in Paris a “pop up” place displaying the last collection and proposing and “tune and repair” service for old sneakers.
More about “Tune & repair” here
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– H&M invited people in Gorki Park in Moscow to bring their old clothes for a 15% discount coupon and presented objects out of old clothes.
See our post here
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Still buying, but less and cheaper, renovating old pieces of clothing customer habits are changing forcing retail always to adapt.