Stadium Goods, a new sneaker consignment business venture is opening what they call “the next generation of consumer retail”. The sneaker resell business is a multi-billion dollar business right now so Stadium Goods is looking to enter that market with a “premium, innovative and customer service-focused approach to buying and selling highly coveted footwear, apparel and lifestyle goods”.
StadiumGoods.com is currently online and functional with retail locations opening today and other on October 16th. Co-foudners John McPheters and Jed Stiller are using their backgrounds, (e-commerce, venture capital and hospitality) to create an online marketplace along with a brick and mortar shop for both buyers and sellers right in the “hotbed of manhattan’s retail scene”.
Yu-Ming Wu, creator of SneakerNews.com and the beloved Sneaker Con, is joining Stadium Goods as Chief Marketing Officer which should really help them make a big splash within the market. So what do you guys think about a new sneaker consignment company opening up shop? I think if done right and the focus is on the buyers, sellers and the experience is great then why not. Below you’ll find more details directly from the Press Release.
Stadium Goods Retail
“Bringing the e-commerce site to life, Stadium Goods will simultaneously open a flagship retail store in the heart of SoHo — presenting best in class retailing and customer service for both buyers and sellers.”
“For sellers, the Stadium Goods Market Center is a separate and fully staffed authentication and intake depot for consumers looking to list curated new and unworn sneakers and apparel. Located at 305 Canal Street, the Stadium Goods Market Center will offer the most innovative approach to retail commerce, establishing separate locations for both buyers and sellers, an online communication portal and much more. “
“For buyers, the Stadium Goods Retail Store at 47 Howard Street will house an extensive array of desirable sneakers in a truly unique and unfiltered retail experience. Pushing the boundaries of the direct to consumer channel, footwear enthusiasts will discover the most treasured footwear showcased in a modern and luxurious shopping environment.”
“In perfect partnership with each other, the Stadium Goods Market Center and Stadium Goods Retail Store boast over 3,000 square feet of retail space and will serve as the premier destination in New York City for the business of buying and selling sneakers, focusing primary on providing the utmost level of customer service and ultimate selection of coveted sneakers ever compiled.”
“The Stadium Goods Market Center will open on Monday, October 12th and will operate 7 days a week, from 12:00PM to 8:00PM. The Stadium Goods Retail Store will open on Friday, October 16, 2015, 7 days a week, from 12:00PM to 8:00PM.”
Stadium Goods Innovations:
- Best-in-class customer service
- Massive selection of rare and sought-after footwear and apparel
- Brick & mortar flagship retail store in the heart of SoHo
- Premium desktop and mobile-enabled e-commerce
- Online purchase with in-store pick-up option
- Dedicated consignment location for authentication and drop-off
- Online scheduling for consignment appointments
- Online hub for remote consignment support
- Premium website and store aesthetics
- Concierge service for VIP customers
Stadium Goods Market Center, 305 Canal Street, New York, New York, 10013
Stadium Goods Retail Store, 47 Howard Street, New York, New York, 10013
About Stadium Goods
Stadium Goods is a fully mobile enabled multi-channel, e-commerce + brick & mortar marketplace selling only the most sought after footwear, apparel and other hard-to-find items. Stadium Goods addresses the need for a more service-oriented focus within the sneaker/street wear resale space, while also increasing the efficiency of connecting buyers and sellers. Today, Stadium Goods includes flagship retail and market drop-off locations, global e-commerce and the largest assortment of coveted footwear ever compiled. For more information, please visit: stadiumgoods.com “