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Nike wants to resell your (lightly) worn shoes in some stores

Workers wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus push a cart loaded with shoes made by Nike past a security post at a shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. China's exports rose in 2020 despite pressure from the coronavirus pandemic and a tariff war with Washington, boosting its politically volatile trade surplus to $535 billion, one of the highest ever reported. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Nike Wants To Resell Your (Lightly) Worn Shoes In Some Stores In an effort to reduce waste, Nike has announced it will resell returned sneakers for a discount. Nike officials said Monday it will accept shoes that are gently worn or have a manufacturing flaw (within a 60-day window from when they were purchased), then clean and sanitize them. The refurbished shoes will then be¬†displayed in a special section of some stores for a reduced price. The company said shoes that can’t be given a second life will be converted into recycled material. What do you think about this idea? Should other companies try something similar?


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