The Vue Podcast: Leaders in Retail | Dounia Wone

Sustainability as a concept today is on its way to becoming completely mainstream. There's been a massive push, especially in fashion, to create sustainable, planet-friendly products that can outperform their fast fashion counterparts. It now forms the very core of many business models around the world. One such retail business is Vestiaire Collective. Based in Paris, they are one of the leading global marketplaces for pre-loved fashion. The platform is dedicated to transforming the fashion industry for a more sustainable future by promoting the circular fashion movement as an alternative to overconsumption and the wasteful practices of the fast fashion industry. Meet Dounia Wone, the Chief Sustainability and Inclusion Officer at Vestiaire Collective. In this episode, she shares fascinating insights about the brand's vision, why sustainability is a non-negotiable and how they are changing shopping mindsets to being thrift and second-hand first and so much more! Tune into this video podcast and listen to her talk about:

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Content Time
Vestiaire Collective- the company’s vision for sustainability and their approach to it. 00:01:32
Vestiaire Collective’s circular and sustainable business model initiatives. 00:04:15
Vestiaire Collective’s partnerships with various brands 00:13:14
New generation of sustainable shoppers. 00:17:17
Vestiaire Collective and inclusivity go hand in hand. 00:21:58
Circular retail and it’s future. 00:29:25
About The Vue Podcast

Our podcast features the true champions of retail – We’re interviewing CEOs, CTOs, Investors, heads of product, heads of innovation, merchandisers, buyers and all the other people that are shaping up this billion-dollar industry. The conversations highlight the state of the retail industry today, the potential for personalisation on a scale, AI’s role in the future of retail, deep-rooted process and operational inefficiencies within companies and how AI can change the way brands operate. We’ve featured some amazing change-makers from thredUp, Milaner, Ashley Stewart, Macy’s, Nasty Gal, USPL, Yoga Club, Tata Cliq, Mercado Libre and will continue to feature leaders in this series. Subscribe to our podcast to understand how these decision-makers are influencing worldwide fashion retail!

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