Mass market second-hand clothing retail operations in hong kong: A case study

Hau Ling Chan, Tsan Ming Choi, Jasmine Chun Ying Lok

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Textile waste is one of the major problems in fashion and clothing industry. It is believed that the proper use of second-hand clothing products, which helps to promote the environmental sustainability, plays a significant role in changing the purchasing behavior and disposal habit of the consumers. This study presents a case study on a Hong Kong mass market second-hand clothing retailer to better understand the existing second-hand clothing business operations. The findings of this study generate important insights on the potential and possible direction of second-hand clothing business development in a market like Hong Kong.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Fashion Supply Chain Management
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Sourcing to Retailing
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783319127033
ISBN (Print)9783319127026
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015


  • Business operations
  • Case study
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Second-hand clothing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • General Business,Management and Accounting


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