Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway introduces rentals for soft furnishings

News

Rent the Runway introduces rentals for soft furnishings

The clothing rental company has partnered with home retailer West Elm to make soft furnishings available as part of its subscription services.
Retail : Furniture : Fashion
Rent the Runway enters the co-working space

News

Rent the Runway enters the co-working space

The luxury fashion rental service is installing drop-off boxes at WeWork offices for customers to return borrowed items.
Fashion : Retail : Workplace
In-situ Showrooms

Micro Trends

In-situ Showrooms

Home-tail has matured. The stuffy showroom has evolved from a curated living space to a space where consumers can test the full functionality of p...
Home-tail : Retail Experience :  Showroom
Preview: Uptown Downtown

News

Preview: Uptown Downtown

Department store retailers are looking to attract younger audiences by moving location and collaborating with unexpected partners.
Department Stores : New York : Renaissance Retail
Rent the Runway

Design Directions

Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway's new flagship store in New York aims to combine technology-enabled efficiency with a luxury shopping experience.
Rent The Runway : Streamlined Shopping : Flagship Store
Ultimate walk-in wardrobe

News

Ultimate walk-in wardrobe

New York – Sharing economy retailer Rent the Runway uses consumer data to personalise the retail experience in its new flagship store.
Rent The Runway : Dream Closet : Phygital Retail
Runway for every day

Big Ideas

Runway for every day

US – Rent the Runway plans an everyday hire service for 2016, changing fashion rentals from being an occasional treat to being a way to build a res...
The Sharing Economy : Online Retail : Fashion Rentals
SXSW Interactive 2015: Part 1

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2015: Part 1

In 2015, SXSW Interactive featured exuberant debates about technology, from synthetic biology to retail disruption and emerging media and storytel...
SXSW : Synthetic Biology : Virtual Reality
The New Value Economy

Macro Trends

The New Value Economy

Ownership is receding as an ideal and a way to mark value. We share, rent and borrow products now, creating new systems of value and worth in the...
Collaborative Economy : Conspicuous Access : Reputation
New York Fashion Week spring/summer 2015: Retail and innovation

Big Ideas

New York Fashion Week spring/summer 2015: Retail and innovation

New York Fashion Week is about more than just the catwalk. LS:N Global looks at the week’s innovation highlights beyond the runways.
NYFW : New York Fashion Week : Gareth Pugh
Rent the Runway moves towards everyday wear

Big Ideas

Rent the Runway moves towards everyday wear

Rent the Runway has announced a new Unlimited subscription service that enables women to lease a rotating selection of items by post for as long ...
Rent The Runway : Jennifer Hyman : Fortune
Shock of the New Chic: Dealing with New Complexity in the Business of Luxury

Markets

Shock of the New Chic: Dealing with New Complexity in the Business of Luxury

The world’s consumers are in love with luxury, spending $1.8 trillion (€1.3 trillion, £1.1 trillion) in 2013 on luxury goods and services. Yet th...
Boston Consulting Group : Ipsos : China
Rent-a-dress service wins over women

Big Ideas

Rent-a-dress service wins over women

Rent-a-dress service wins over women
Rent The Runway : Harvard Business School : New York
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