Remix Global EAD (Remix), the high-tech circular fashion company, opens one of the largest processing and distribution centers for individual items not only in Bulgaria, but in Europe. With its new considerable investment of 10 million EUR, the company reduces the negative effects of the overproduction of clothes and accessories and significantly increases its positive impact on the environment. Therefore, it ranks among the industry leaders that are committed to the sustainable future of fashion.
The new center in Ravno Polе village, Bulgaria will service all European operations of the company. The center which includes proprietary innovation based on over a decade of international experience, opens its doors one year after the Bulgarian company Remix became part of the American giant thredUP Inc. – one of the largest online platforms for resale of clothes, shoes and accessories in the world. The acquisition validates the business model with a purpose and leads to a major increase in Remix’s contribution to circular fashion in Europe, and also to the growth of the global influence of both companies.
The center, situated on nearly 30,000 m², in its full capacity will triple the current output and will allow the processing of 60,000 unique items daily, thanks to the modern technology, service and automation. The processes are accompanied by expert control and multiple levels of inspection, which guarantees pristine quality.
By further developing its innovative service “Sell to Remix”, the company enables customers to create a circular wardrobe in the easiest way. The service allows anyone to sell their well-preserved clothes, shoes and accessories quickly and conveniently. Along with this, it provides them with the opportunity to shop with care for their budget and nature.
“A successful business model is created with having the future and people in mind. Remix was created in response to the harmful impact of the fashion industry on nature. Therefore, we constantly stimulate resales by investing in new technologies, accelerating operational processes, expanding automation capabilities and the volume of deliveries. It is important to us to offer consumers impeccable quality and the opportunity to make the best choice for themselves and the planet. We develop and deliver large-scale technological solutions that provide people with a modern, smart and easy way to shop and extend the life of their clothes, and as a result of these constant, focused efforts at Remix and thredUP, we are creating a sustainable future for the sector,” says Lyubomir Klenov, co-founder and CEO of Remix.
The company operates in Bulgaria, Romania and 7 other markets in Central and East Europe. The customers of the company from Romania have contributed to over 45 million saved CO2 emissions, over 750 MJ energy and 1.7 billion liters of water.
Since its establishment 10 years ago, Remix has processed more than 23 million items or 7,400 tons, contributing to the saving of more than 168 million kilograms of CO2 emissions, 2.5 billion MJ of electricity and more than 6.2 billion liters of water.*
With the opening of the new processing and distribution center, these numbers will continue to grow, thanks to which Remix will take a leading place in circular fashion, which is a serious priority for the European Union and will meet the requirements of the new Strategy for sustainable and circular textiles of the EU, focused on extending the life of clothes.