Hasan Minhaj Digs Into the Billion Dollar Sneaker Reselling Market on 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah'

A different look inside the $1.2 Billion industry.

Footwear
116,302 Hypes 0 Comments

On a hunt for the recently released “72-10” Air Jordan 11, Hasan Minhaj of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah took a journey behind the scenes of the sneaker reselling industry and did some research firsthand. Well aware that the reselling side of the sneaker industry has a lot of aspects that many may not understand, Minhaj took his studies to Sneaker Con to have a full experience. From Supreme Air Jordan 5s to Yeezy Boosts and the iconic Air Jordan 1s, vendors provided their two cents as to why they are in the industry, among other topics. Additionally, Minhaj also meets face to face with The Sneaker Don, a figure who dominates the reselling industry by impressively buying some of the most anticipated sneaker releases in bulk. Check out the video below for more and let us know your thoughts on the growing business.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

#hypebeastkids: PUMA Introduces Sesame Street to the Shoe Game
Footwear

#hypebeastkids: PUMA Introduces Sesame Street to the Shoe Game

Mini kicks courtesy of Elmo, Cookie Monster, Oscar and Bernie & Ernie.

DJ Mustard & Travi$ Scott's New Single Is Here
Music 

DJ Mustard & Travi$ Scott's New Single Is Here

Don’t expect the ‘Rodeo’ sound, though.

Going With The Flow: A Conversation With Goldlink
Music 

Going With The Flow: A Conversation With Goldlink

The dance-rap innovator is just doing what’s natural.

Pendleton and Airstream Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
Fashion

Pendleton and Airstream Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

On sale now!

The Nike Air Tech Challenge II Gets Two Quickstrike Releases Ahead of the Australian Open
Footwear

The Nike Air Tech Challenge II Gets Two Quickstrike Releases Ahead of the Australian Open

Nike kicks off this year’s tennis slate with a pack of Agassi classics.


Nike Recalls Retro Basketball Style With Its 2016 Spring "Air" Collection
Fashion

Nike Recalls Retro Basketball Style With Its 2016 Spring "Air" Collection

Retro branding meets contemporary styling.

Watch The Internet Take Over Jimmy Kimmel Live
Music 

Watch The Internet Take Over Jimmy Kimmel Live

Taking us all to space.

New Balance Drops New Editions of Its Cycling-Centric CM600C
Footwear

New Balance Drops New Editions of Its Cycling-Centric CM600C

Sleek, lightweight and breathable with a reflective underlay.

Episode 1 of Coach Snoop Dogg's 'Turf'd Up' Welcomes Terrell Owens
Sports

Episode 1 of Coach Snoop Dogg's 'Turf'd Up' Welcomes Terrell Owens

“Richard Sherman don’t want these problems.”

Yeezy Is Trying to Jump Over Jumpman in 2016: Yeezy Boost Retailers to be Supplied Four Times More
Music 

Yeezy Is Trying to Jump Over Jumpman in 2016: Yeezy Boost Retailers to be Supplied Four Times More

Yeezy really trying to jump over Jumpman.

More ▾
 
We got you covered. Don’t miss out on the latest news by signing up for our newsletters.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.