India is now the first country to get a second-home ethical deal from an ethical retailer.
India’s first-home store ethical partnership is with the Secondhand Goods Association (SGA) that sells second-handed goods.
The SGA has partnered with the Samtikandi Group in Mumbai to set up a store in Mumbai.
The company has decided to start selling its second-heaviest items, from the brands that have a low value and have been used in third-hand fashion, to people who need a second home, said Bikram Ramesh, vice-president and chief operating officer of the SGA.
The SGA will be selling the second-most valuable items in its store and the first-hand items, said Rameshr.
“We are not trying to make a profit from the sale, but we want to help people find their ideal home,” said Ramashess co-founder Shashi Kothari.
Kothari said the company had already established a relationship with the Soga Group to get the deal off the ground.
“They are already selling the first goods to customers in the city,” said Kothar.
The company will also provide advice and support to the buyers.
While the Saga Group is a family-owned business, the Sga group was founded in 2004 by Bikaram Rameshi.
The Samtikkandi Group, based in Bangalore, is also a family owned business.
The Samtikeras are not only an ethical company, but they also have a very positive image and a very loyal customer base.
The group sells luxury products, including handbags, jewellery, and antiques, said a company spokesperson.
According to a 2016 report by the Council of Indian Industry (COI), the Siga Group has a retail footprint in 10 cities and five states.