StockX Shoes was founded by Josh Luber, Greg Schwartz, Dan Gilbert and Chris Kaufman starting in 2015, and launched in February 2016.
Luber had previously founded StockX’s predecessor website about rare sneakers called Campless (established during 2012–2013. The company relocated from Philadelphia to Detroit, Michigan in 2016. StockX opened its first international headquarters in London in October 2018.
StockX is an online marketplace and clothing reseller, primarily of sneakers. Since November 2020, it has also opened up to electronic products, such as game consoles, smartphones, and computer hardware.
WWD states that men are the primary buyers of previously owned sneakers.
StockX maintains that all its products are rigorously checked for authenticity since fakes are abundant.
Nike’s NFT sneakers are currently the most expensive shoes, clocking in at $100K.
In 2020, the company began selling trading cards, making them popular once again.
In June 2019, StockX raised $110 million and was valued at $1 billion in another venture round.
StockX Shoes maintains a corporate office in Detroit, Michigan.