Exploring the Booming Grey Market for Sneakers

Flight Club and Stadium Goods weigh in on the state of business and the culture.

By //Footwear

With sneaker resales raking in more than $1 billion USD, it’s no surprise that the mainstream media has taken notice of the massive grey market for limited-edition sneakers. Business Insider is the latest outlet to turn its lens on the culture with a short documentary that explains the basics of the resale game, courtesy of insiders and outlets like collector Lex Sadler, Flight Club and Stadium Goods, among others.

You can check the documentary out above and be sure to revisit the Daily Show‘s coverage for a more humorous take on the sneaker market.

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