Stadium Goods has launched a consignment sneaker shop online and a brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan, New York.
The store, founded by John McPheters and Jed Stiller, is a customer-service oriented approach to selling footwear, apparel and lifestyle goods both in-store and online.
"Sneaker culture is more than just a multibillion dollar business, it's a serious passion for generations of consumers," said McPheters, co-founder and CEO of Stadium Goods. "We share that passion and want to innovate the way consumers buy and sell coveted sneakers, apparel and goods—making both experiences more efficient, friendly and interactive. From day one, we will have a direct line to our customers and consignors, addressing their needs in real time, both in-store and online."
Stadium Goods will offer an inventory of sought-after sneakers as well as brand names such as Nike, Adidas, Jordan, Supreme, Converse, Asics and more.
The retailer hopes to set itself apart with not only a rare selection, but also through its desktop and mobile enabled e-commerce site, a purchase online and pick up in-store option, and concierge service for VIP customers. In addition, the store will host a dedicated consignment location for authentication and drop-off; online scheduling for consignment appointments; and an online hub for remote consignment support.
For sellers, the shop will be located at 305 Canal St. For buyers, the Stadium flagship experience store is at 47 Howard St. Together the locations are more than 3,000 sq. ft.
The store's marketing will be executed by Yu-Ming Wu, creator of SneakerNews.com and footwear convention SneakerCon.
-See this Stadium Goods press release
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