How Is Rent the Runway Moving Your Closet to the Cloud?
While most people know Rent the Runway as the country’s leading lender of LBDs and workwear, the nine-year old startup also happens to be the country’s largest dry-cleaning business.
As Rent The Runway CTO Josh Builder notes, the company turns around, on average, 50,000 to 55,000 items on a daily basis – over 65,000 during peak seasons and holidays – and 100% of that inventory comes back to them.
As veritable stylists and dry-cleaning experts, RTR must keep track of not only the latest fashion trends, but also a wide variety of inventory and chemical mixes to keep their clothes in red-carpet shape. To do this, RTR is shifting many of their operations to the cloud.
Watch to find out how they pulled it off.
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