What can you do with old Vera Bradley?

Vera Bradley will offer thredUP Clean Out Kits to its customers online and in-store. Customers can fill the bags with re-sellable items and ship them to thredUP for free. ThredUP will then evaluate and value items for resale, paying sellers with a Vera Bradley gift card.

Is Vera Bradley still popular?

Since going public in 2010–an inauspicious time in retail–Vera Bradley has had a bumpy ride. Sales peaked in 2013 at $541 million and have been on a steady downward trajectory since, dropping to $416 million in 2019.

Is Vera Bradley made in China?

The Fort Wayne-based company, which had once boasted that its handbags and other products were made in the U.S., only manufactured about 5 percent of its products in New Haven. The bulk of its production is done in China.

How often does Vera Bradley come out with new patterns?

There are a lot of patterns available in each of the Vera Bradley styles. They release new patterns about four times a year, and usually several new styles in the all the current patterns along with each release. They “retire” patterns about twice a year, and styles a little less often.

What does factory style Vera Bradley mean?

Current Patterns. The Vera Bradley Factory Outlet Stores are located in Outlet centers throughout the United States, featuring savings starting at 50% off retail prices. With a mix of bags, accessories and patterns that you won’t find anywhere else – not even online!

Can you recycle Vera Bradley bags?

In addition, customers can pay it forward by recycling their own used Vera Bradley favorites—and all the bags they’ve loved before—in exchange for gift cards through a newly launched initiative with online consignment platform thredUP.

What age group buys Vera Bradley?

“Traditionally the Vera Bradley shopper is the working mom, 40 to 60 years of age who likes patterns and comfortable casual bags,” said Eric Beder, a specialty retail analyst and CEO of small Cap Consumer Research.

Is Vera Bradley high end?

Vera Bradley may be cheap for a luxury brand, but it’s still expensive by many reasonable standards. Vera Bradley may be cheap for a luxury brand, but it’s still expensive by many reasonable standards.