Sneaker fanatics are driving a massive $1 billion resale market
One year ago - By Business Insider
Sneakers are a $55 billion global industry. According to sneakerhead data website StockX , the secondary market for rare and limited-release sneakers is estimated to be worth over $1 billion .
To understand the world of sneaker collectors - better known as "sneakerheads" - we spoke with those who know it best, including collector Lex Sadler and dealer Jae Tips , top New York City resellers Flight Club and Stadium Goods , as well as SOLEcial Studies teacher Fresco Wilson .
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