S1:E1 Julie Rutherford- Managing Director, The RealReal

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By Dianne Gubin and Beth Hilbing, Dianne Gubin, and Beth Hilbing. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Beth and Dianne interview Julie Rutherford, the Senior Director of Luxury Sales Associates at The RealReal, a leading luxury consignment business. Julie discusses her transition from a lengthy career in telecommunications into online and brick-and-mortar consignment, sharing advice on how others can take a leap into another industry themselves.
The RealReal was started out of founder and CEO Julie Wainwright's home. Since then, The RealReal has helped second-hand fashion go mainstream since 2019 when the company went public. What began as a scrappy startup has transformed the business of authenticated luxury consignment into a dynamic, global movement that champions not only quality and craftsmanship, but also sustainability and community.

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