The Oly reseller blog

Choosing the Best E-commerce Platform for Professional Fashion Resellers: Shopify, WooCommerce, Prestashop, Magento or Bigcommerce?
Choosing the appropriate platform can greatly influence the success of fashion resellers aiming to open their own e-shop and enhance their professionalism within the resale industry. Among the various options available, some platforms stand out: Shopify, WooCommerce, Prestashop, Magento and Bigcommerce. All of them suit a fashion reselling business but each of them offers distinct features and functionalities tailored to varying business needs. Let's delve into a comparative analysis to determine which platform is best suited for fashion professional resellers.
February 23, 2024
Emerging from its roots in Chicago, NARTS has evolved into a global influencer in resale education, steadfast in its mission to empower resellers, cultivate community, and shape the trajectory of fashion resale. Through its various initiatives and its strong engagement to empowered fashion resellers NARTS hope to inspire European organizations to adopt similar initiatives as theirs within the resale market: "We are very excited to let all our resellers know about the work of NARTS and inspire European organizations to do the same.", concludes Adele Meyer. Indeed, NARTS can serve as a great inspiration for European resellers and resale markets, by showcasing the strength and opportunities we can create from a shared passion…secondhand fashion !
February 17, 2024
The resale fashion e-commerce trends to keep an eye on in 2024
As we step into the new year, the e-commerce landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, driven by technological advancements and changing consumer behaviors. In 2024, several trends are set to shape the e-commerce industry for secondhand fashion, influencing how resale businesses, such as consignment shop, operate and how consumers shop. In this article, we are going to explore some of the key trends that will dominate the e-commerce space this year.
February 2, 2024
Tips and tricks: The essential E-commerce tools to grow your reselling business
Strategic investments in essential e-commerce tools, from listing optimization and competitive pricing to streamlined operations and effective marketing, are key for reselling businesses to thrive in the dynamic online landscape. Especially, by leveraging automation and user-friendly platforms like Oly, resellers can enhance efficiency, productivity, and ultimately, position themselves for sustained success in the competitive e-commerce market.
January 16, 2024
Tips and tricks to increase your e-shop visibility thanks to marketplaces 
Managing a reselling business involves a significant time investment in listing product items.. When this task is extrapolated across an entire product catalog, it translates into several hours of work each week. Fortunately, Oly offers a solution by automating the simultaneous publication of your products on multiple platforms, streamlining the time-consuming listing process.
December 12, 2023
Oly sellers' stories #1: Closet 2 Closet - From family flea markets to one of Paris's most renowned luxury consignment stores: the inspiring story of Closet 2 Closet.
In this exclusive interview, we had the privilege of speaking with Chloé, the founder, delving into the behind-the-scenes of her business to reveal the inspirations, challenges, and aspirations driving her commitment to circular fashion. She also shares the advantages of collaborating with Oly, offering insights into the benefits of multichannel selling and automated management of listings on marketplaces.
November 23, 2023
Tips and tricks for professional resellers to grow your sales on Vestiaire Collective.
Vestiaire Collective has established itself as a leading destination for those seeking to indulge in the world of secondhand luxury fashion. Since its creation in 2009, the French platform has been a haven for fashion enthusiasts, offering a curated selection of high-quality, pre-loved designer clothing, accessories, and more. Moreover, the platform has recently acquired its American counterpart, Tradesy, thereby providing its extensive base of 23 million users with a gateway to the U.S. secondhand market.For professional fashion resellers, consignment business owners, or vintage dealers, selling on Vestiaire Collective is essential to expand your audience and boost sales. In this article, we will share some valuable insights to help you succeed in your reselling activity on Vestiaire Collective.
November 9, 2023
Authentication services : How Reselling Platforms Verify Luxury Items authenticity ?
Authentication and traceability pose considerable challenges within the pre-owned luxury market. As an owner of a resale business, it's probable that you have implemented a rigorous authentication process in your consignment store. Secondhand platforms typically offer expert authentication services, but the specific nature of these services can vary significantly. Authentication can be executed by dedicated physical teams of experts or via digital software solutions. Additionally, it's crucial to note that the authentication process may come with additional fees for customers, which, as fashion resellers, we strongly recommend you consider when evaluating the marketplaces to cross-list your items on. Authentication is often one of the key reasons why consumers shop on marketplaces, when they trust their expertise. Let's now delve deeper into the diverse authentication services offered across various secondhand fashion platforms
October 27, 2023
How Oly Revolutionizes and Streamlines Professional Fashion Resale Businesses
In today’s digital age, it's crucial for professional resellers to broaden their presence in the second-hand market by tapping into various sales channels. However, the process can be time-consuming, potentially hindering the growth of your business. Fear not, though, because that's where Oly steps in—a digital service designed to effortlessly harness the benefits of cross-selling for professional resellers.
October 19, 2023
Oly interviewed by Her Age, the Italian luxury re-commerce platform
Here's an excerpt from the Oly founders' interview conducted by Her Age, the luxury resale marketplace that leverages blockchain technology to provide transparency and trust to buyers. Oly’s team had a wonderful time engaging with Her Age and discussing various aspects of our entrepreneurship journey and how Oly Platform is helping the resale ecosystem to become more established in the resale industry.
September 28, 2023
Libas x Oly interview - the AI-powered go-to platform for shopping second-hand luxury fashion in the Middle East and North Africa
We had the pleasure of discussing with Paolo Khayat, CEO and co-founder of Libas, a Dubai-based resale marketplace, the go-to platform for shopping second-hand luxury fashion in the Middle East and North Africa. Libas has chosen to partner with Oly to provide exclusive access to the Arab resale market for the top European fashion resellers we work with; thus contributing to globalizing the passion for second-hand fashion and the concern for a circular economy. Go through this article to find out more about Libas' journey and its vision for the future of the resale industry.
September 28, 2023
Rebelle selling guide : How Rebelle Can Elevate Your Reselling Business
As a professional reseller, you understand that success hinges on your ability to find the best platforms to expand your clientele and maximize your profits. With more than 200 000 products and around 756 600 visits per month, Rebelle stands out for luxury fashion resellers. In this article, we will explore how this platform can become a crucial asset to grow your business.
September 21, 2023
Elevate Your Reselling Game: Exploring Joli Closet's Resale Marketplace
Joli Closet, is a platform that caters to resellers, professional and private, offering a unique approach to selling pre-owned luxury fashion. As professional resellers, here is why you should consider Joli Closet as a go-to marketplace. List your products automatically on Joli Closet with Oly!
September 1, 2023
Ann Lowe: The Trailblazing Seamstress Redefining Elegance
In the realm of haute couture, one name stands out as a pioneer who defied societal barriers and redefined elegance through her exquisite designs. Ann Lowe, an African American fashion designer, broke through racial and gender barriers to become one of the most celebrated couturiers of her time. Her exceptional craftsmanship and artistic vision left an indelible mark on the fashion industry, making her a trailblazer and an inspiration for generations to come.
July 28, 2023
The best selling bags on second hand platforms (Vestiaire Collective, Rebelle, The Vintage Bar, Yoox - Net à Porter)
On the luxury second-hand market, handbags hold a prominent position and represent a significant share of resold products. Iconic bags, current trends, and limited editions cater to a wide range of tastes. Beyond acquiring designer pieces at a more affordable price, certain handbags have become iconic and are considered collector's items. People actively seek these iconic models in the second-hand market due to their sentimental and historical value, in addition to their prestige. In this new article, we will list the most selling handbags on various second-hand websites such as Vestiaire Collective, Rebelle, The Vintage Bar, and Yoox Net-a-Porter.
July 24, 2023
Introducing Oly's Marketplaces Guide: Your Gateway to Thriving in the World of Fashion Reselling
We're delighted to announce the release of our Marketplace Guide! We know that some essential information about professional resellers is still lacking on second-hand fashion platforms. That's why the Oly team decided to create its own guide to make up for this lack of info. From now on, fashion professionals will be able to understand everything about their favorite second-hand fashion platforms and their respective sales conditions. Our guide covers the following marketplaces: Vestiaire Collective, Rebelle, The Vintage Bar, YOOX Net-A-Porter, Joli Closet.
July 19, 2023
The Vintage Bar Selling Guide: Unleashing Success in Luxury Vintage Reselling
With almost 1000 new items every month and a growing community of 200 000 members, The Vintage Bar represents a lucrative opportunity for pro resellers to tap into the thriving vintage market. Its diverse inventory, quality assurance, community-building initiatives, and online integration, The Vintage Bar offers a compelling proposition for those seeking to expand their vintage reselling business. By partnering with this renowned destination, pro resellers can unlock new avenues for growth, connect with an international community, and take their businesses to new heights in the world of vintage reselling.
July 12, 2023
Ensuring Authenticity in Secondhand: Essential Websites and Applications for Authenticating your Luxury Items
The second-hand market has soared in popularity, offering fashion enthusiasts a treasure trove of exquisite vintage pieces and their near-perfect replicas. As the boundaries blur between authenticity and imitation, discerning the genuine from the counterfeit becomes an intricate puzzle, particularly when authentication certificates have regrettably slipped through the hands of their original owners. For vintage resellers, a certificate of authentication remains an indispensable tool for establishing credibility and trust between sellers and customers.
July 6, 2023
How to connect your Shopify or Wordpress boutique to resale marketplaces Vestiaire Collective Rebelle The Vintage Bar
Expanding your boutique's reach to multiple resale marketplaces is a great way to increase your sales and reach new customers. With Oly platform, connecting your Shopify or WooCommerce boutique to marketplaces like Vestiaire Collective and Rebelle is easy and hassle-free. Here are a few steps you need to follow.
June 29, 2023
Creating your E-Shop: steps and tips for resale fashion businesses
In today's digital era, having an online presence is crucial for resale fashion businesses of all sizes. Creating your e-shop allows you to reach a global audience, increase your brand visibility, and tap into the vast potential of e-commerce. However, starting an e-shop can be overwhelming if you're unsure of where to begin. In this article, we will guide you through the essential first steps and provide valuable tips to help you set up your e-shop for success.
June 16, 2023
7 Benefits of Multi-Channel Selling for Resale Fashion Businesses
Multi-channel selling can provide numerous benefits for resale businesses, including expansion of the customer base, increased brand visibility, diversification of revenue, improved customer experience, better data analytics, competitive advantage, and cost-effectiveness. By leveraging these benefits thanks to tools like Oly platform, resale businesses can grow and succeed in today's competitive digital marketplace.
April 14, 2023
How to price Dior bag models in the resale market?
How can one determine the optimal price of a Dior bag without spending hours browsing through the pages of Vestiaire Collective, Rebelle, or other resale marketplaces? Our answer: Technology with Oly and Fantum Research!
April 4, 2023
Why Professional Fashion Resellers Should Crosspost on Multiple Marketplaces
As a professional fashion reseller, it is important to have a wide reach to potential customers. One of the ways to achieve this is by crossposting your catalog on multiple secondhand marketplaces. And Oly can help!
March 14, 2023
Resale marketplaces for luxury and premium fashion professional sellers
Vestiaire Collective, Rebelle, The Vintage Bar...: a list of the largest platforms in Europe where luxury fashion professionals can sell their products.
February 27, 2023
Why selling on several resale marketplaces is a must for fashion professional resellers
Vestiaire Collective, Rebelle, Joli Closet, etc. are all opportunities for a professional second-hand fashion reseller to expand its potential customer base and multiply sales exponentially. How can you capitalise on these different sales channels to increase your revenues, but without wasting time? 
February 27, 2023
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