French luxury resale site Vestiaire Collective’s onward march is continuing with news that it has raised a further €178m in new finance, six months after a previous funding round. The firm is now valued at $1.7bn.
If anybody needed confirmation of how important fashion resale has become, it came on Monday with the announcement by France’s Vestiaire Collective of a new €178m financing round backed by Kering, among others.
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Vestiaire Collective has raised new funding with the completion of a $64m finance round. Existing shareholders have reinvested, alongside new names that highlight the appeal of the firm and the bright future of resale.
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