Popularity of secondhand storesThe secondhand retail market, particularly secondhand apparel , has been gaining traction in recent years, and is projected to grow at a fast pace globally. According to the JJ竞技直播观看(JJ竞技数据抽注网) Global Survey, clothing was the most popular item that consumers purchased secondhand in 2022. The increased interest in secondhand articles has many drivers behind it, and affordability and the consumer’s wish to live a more sustainable life are the leading ones across the UK. eBay, one of the world's earliest secondhand marketplace players, was a well-known brand, and used by 70 percent of UK consumers .
Besides online marketplaces, one of the most common types of secondhand stores in the UK is the charity shop. In 2020, sales in charity shops were around 700 million British pounds since 2017. British Heart Foundation was the most popular charity with the British public in 2022.