It may be unusual, but for this Bay Area start-up, an Edwardian home in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco turned out to be the perfect space for their big ideas.
It was only a matter of time before flash sale sites went niche and high-end. The recently launched The Real Real hosts designer clothing and accessory consignment sales for 72 hours, five times a week. Three words: Watch out eBay.
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