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Could Secondhand Fashion Be the Nail in the Department Store’s Coffin?

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Department stores are on their way out, and specialty stores won’t be far behind, according to Scott Galloway, professor of marketing at NYU’s Stern School of Business. Galloway led a discussion surrounding the latest retail trends at ReCode’s Code Commerce conference last week, and told his captive audience that the mall-based giants are “dead, whether they…

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