GlobeNewswire by notified

Marimekko launches a marketplace for second-hand and vintage goods

Share

Marimekko Corporation, Press release, 1 August 2022 at 11.00 a.m.

Marimekko launches a marketplace for second-hand and vintage goods

Finnish lifestyle design company Marimekko will launch a community-driven marketplace for Marimekko vintage and second-hand goods, Marimekko Pre-loved, on 25 August 2022. In addition to peer-to-peer sales, Marimekko Pre-loved enables independent B2C-vendors to sell their Marimekko second-hand goods in one concise marketplace. With the launch of the marketplace, Marimekko seeks to further increase the lifespan of its products, which is one of the key elements of the company’s ambitious sustainability strategy.

Marimekko Pre-loved follows a pilot concept launched in August 2021, during which Marimekko sold 60 unique vintage pieces online in celebration of the brand’s 70th anniversary. At first, Marimekko Pre-loved will only be available in the brand’s home market Finland, but the service is planned to be extended also to other markets in the near future. Marimekko is one of the most sought-after second-hand brands in Finland, and its products are known for their good resell value.

The new resale service implements one of the guiding principles of Marimekko’s sustainability strategy: Timeless design brings joy for generations to come. The company’s objective is that, during their lifetime, Marimekko items bring joy to many different consumers, even generations, after which they are finally recycled into new products. Marimekko Pre-loved honors this timeless design philosophy – Marimekko lovers can now discover new pieces from the past decades whilst giving their pre-owned goods a second life. In celebration of the launch, Marimekko will release a special selection of vintage dresses spanning from the 1960s to the 2000s from the brand’s archive to be sold on the platform.

“Marimekko’s design philosophy and operations have always been based on a sustainable approach – we want to provide our customers with timeless, functional and durable products that bring them long-lasting joy and that they will not want to throw away. Marimekko Pre-loved is a concrete example of our timeless design as it will enable our community to find pre-owned treasures, offering a new conscious and convenient alternative to bring joy to people’s everyday life through colors and prints,” says Suvi-Elina Enqvist, Head of Innovation Works at Marimekko.

“The launch of Marimekko Pre-loved marks an important step in our ambitious sustainability journey to further lengthen our product lifetime and contribute to the circular economy. We are truly excited to introduce this inspiring, community-driven marketplace to people who love secondhand and vintage treasures and share a passion for bold prints and colors,” Enqvist continues.

Joining and listing items on the digital Marimekko Pre-loved platform will be free-of-charge. Sellers will be able to either directly redeem their earnings in cash or exchange them into a gift voucher to be used on www.marimekko.com. The custom platform is built in collaboration with Archive, a resale technology company.

Download photos


Further information:
Anna Tuominen, Marimekko Communications
Tel. +358 40 584 6944
anna.tuominen@marimekko.com


DISTRIBUTION:
Key media

About Marimekko
Marimekko is a Finnish lifestyle design company renowned for its original prints and colors. The company’s product portfolio includes high-quality clothing, bags and accessories as well as home décor items ranging from textiles to tableware. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity. In 2021, the company’s net sales were EUR 152 million and brand sales of the products worldwide amounted to EUR 376 million. Globally, there are roughly 150 Marimekko stores, and online store serves customers in 35 countries. The key markets are Northern Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and North America. The Group employs about 410 people. The company’s share is quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. 
marimekko.com


To view this piece of content from www.globenewswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
To view this piece of content from ml-eu.globenewswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

About GlobeNewswire by notified

GlobeNewswire by notified
GlobeNewswire by notified
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

https://notified.com

GlobeNewswire by notified is one of the world's largest newswire distribution networks, specializing in the delivery of corporate press releases financial disclosures and multimedia content to the media, investment community, individual investors and the general public.

Subscribe to releases from GlobeNewswire by notified

Subscribe to all the latest releases from GlobeNewswire by notified by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from GlobeNewswire by notified

Valberedning inför Industrivärdens årsstämma 20233.10.2022 10:00:00 CEST | Pressemelding

Enligt det beslut om valberedningen som fattades vid årsstämman 2011, och som gäller tillsvidare, uppdras åt styrelsens ordförande att ta kontakt med fyra bland de röstmässigt största ägarregistrerade aktieägarna i Euroclear Sweden AB:s utskrift av aktieboken per sista bankdagen i augusti, som vardera utser en representant som inte är ledamot i bolagets styrelse att jämte ordföranden utgöra valberedning för tiden intill dess att ny valberedning utsetts. Valberedningen utser ordföranden inom gruppen. Sammansättningen av valberedningen ska tillkännages senast sex månader före nästa årsstämma. Inget arvode ska utgå. I enlighet härmed har valberedningen följande sammansättning: Mats Guldbrand, L E Lundbergföretagen, Bo Damberg, Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius stiftelse m fl, Jan Svedjebrant, SCA Pensionsstiftelser m fl, Mikael Schmidt, Essity Pensionsstiftelser m fl, samt Fredrik Lundberg, styrelseordförande i Industrivärden. Om ledamot lämnar valberedningen innan dess arbete är slutfört,

Nominating committee ahead of Industrivärden’s 2023 AGM3.10.2022 10:00:00 CEST | Press release

In accordance with a resolution for the Nominating Committee made by the 2011 Annual General Meeting, and which applies until further notice, the Chairman of the Board is assigned the task of contacting four shareholders from among the largest registered shareholders in terms of votes in Euroclear Sweden AB's printout of the shareholder register as per the last business day in August, who each appoints one representative who is not a director on the Company's board, to form together with the Chairman of the Board a Nominating Committee for the time until a new Nominating Committee has been appointed. The Nominating Committee appoints a committee chair from among its members. The composition of the Nominating Committee shall be made public not later than six months before the next Annual General Meeting. No fee is payable for work on the Nominating Committee. Accordingly, the Nominating Committee has the following composition: Mats Guldbrand, L E Lundbergföretagen, Bo Damberg, Jan Walla

Sampo plc: Managers’ Transactions (Wahlroos/Alectoris AS)3.10.2022 08:55:00 CEST | Press release

SAMPO PLC MANAGERS’ TRANSACTIONS 3 October 2022 at 9:55 am Sampo plc: Managers’ Transactions (Wahlroos/Alectoris AS) Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has received the following notification under Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation. The transaction concerns the change of ownership in Alectoris AS. After the transaction, Wahlroos doesn’t have controlling interest in Alectoris AS. ____________________________________________ Person subject to the notification requirement Name: Björn Wahlroos Position: Member of the Board/Deputy member Issuer: Sampo plc LEI: 743700UF3RL386WIDA22 Notification type: INITIAL NOTIFICATION Reference number: 20225/5/4 ____________________________________________ Transaction date: 2022-09-27 Venue not applicable Instrument type: SHARE ISIN: FI0009003305 Nature of the transaction: GIFT, DONATION OR INHERITANCE (MADE) Transaction details (1): Volume: 570,000 Unit price: 0 N/A Aggregated transactions (1): Volume: 570,000 Volume weighted average price: 0 N/

Norsk Hydro: Status share buyback program3.10.2022 08:10:00 CEST | Press release

Please see below information about transactions made under the share buy-back program for Norsk Hydro ASA. Announcement date of the share buyback program: September 23, 2022 End date of the share buyback program: March 29, 2023 Overview of transactions: Date Aggregate daily volume (no. of shares) Volume weighted average price (NOK) Total transaction value (NOK) 26.09.2022177 00055.919 895 23827.09.2022170 00057.779 820 30528.09.2022178 00055.879 945 44729.09.2022170 00057.679 803 52630.09.2022170 00058.539 950 746Total transactions under the program:865 00057.1349 415 263 Following the above listed transactions, Norsk Hydro ASA owns a total of 17 317 403 shares, corresponding to 0.84% of Norsk Hydro ASA's share capital. Attachment: An overview of all the completed transactions under the program for the dates specified above is attached to this notification and available on www.newsweb.no. This is information that Norsk Hydro ASA is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse

Norsk Hydro: Status tilbakekjøp av egne aksjer3.10.2022 08:10:00 CEST | Pressemelding

Nedenfor er informasjon om transaksjoner foretatt under tilbakekjøpsprogrammet for Norsk Hydro ASA. Dato for når tilbakekjøpsprogrammet ble annonsert: 23. september 2022 Tilbakekjøpsprogrammets varighet: 29. mars 2023 Oversikt over transaksjoner: Date Aggregate daily volume (no. of shares) Volume weighted average price (NOK) Total transaction value (NOK) 26.09.2022177 00055,919 895 23827.09.2022170 00057,779 820 30528.09.2022178 00055,879 945 44729.09.2022170 00057,679 803 52630.09.2022170 00058,539 950 746Total transactions under the program:865 00057,1349 415 263 Etter gjennomføringen av overnevnte transaksjoner, eier Norsk Hydro ASA totalt 17 317 403 egne aksjer, tilsvarende 0,84% av Norsk Hydro ASAs aksjekapital. Vedlegg: En oversikt over alle gjennomførte handler under tilbakekjøpsprogrammet som er uført i overnevnte tidsperiode er vedlagt denne meldingen og tilgjengelig på www.newsweb.no. Denne opplysningen er informasjonspliktig i henhold til EUs Market Abuse Regulation og krav