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buyfair.global is the trusted marketplace for your favourite homeware brands at incredible prices – direct from the brand.

We work directly with beautiful, premium brands and their distributors to bring you the most gorgeous, genuine products at the best possible prices. Every single product for sale on buyfair is coming directly from the brand themselves or their licensed distributors meaning there is never any counterfeit goods, ever! You can shop with peace of mind knowing that everything has been made to the highest standards and is never going to disappoint.  

We vet every single seller and if they don’t meet our strict criteria, they can’t sell on buyfair. What’s more? Everything for sale is in stock and ready to ship directly to your door making ‘buy now’ purchases quick, simple and easy. For the more thrilling,  there are auction sales where the potential for a better deal is even higher!  All payments are fully protected end to end to protect both buyer and seller.  

We encourage our sellers to put all available stock up for sale, this means you get access to limited edition, end-of-line and seasonal stock that is often not available anywhere else. This helps brands as they get to sell their wonderful wares at prices which are fair for them and still a great deal for you.  

For trade buyers, we offer all of the above plus the additional benefit of being able to connect directly to a network of premium sellers and get invited to private invite-only exclusive auctions.  

We are unearthing these spectacular finds to make discovering the most unique products safer, fun and less wasteful, by unlocking the warehouse doors and bringing you in.

The find out more about how the concept for buyfair came about and how it all began check out our co-founder Dominic Speelman’s blog.

All that's left to say is simply, buyfair. buy smart. buy now.

Sustainability

Sustainability

In the last 20 years, companies have moved mass production to the far-east in search of lower cost per unit prices. However, low unit prices mean huge order quantities, sometimes 10 times the usual amount a company would previously have ordered. This means stock levels are soaring, swallowing up cash, increasing warehousing prices and creating a global overstock crisis.

Overstock from UK manufacturing alone is worth an estimated £5Billion. That’s £5 billion worth of perfectly good products, sitting in warehouses around the country, costing money to store.

Many brands feel they have no other choice but to destroy their overstock in a bid to protect their brand. For example, Burberry burned $90 million worth of stock in the past 5 years due to the sheer amount of product they had left from previous seasons.

This is not only unsustainable, completely wasteful of all resources put into creating the product but incredibly detrimental to profitability and the planet.

buyfair is helping to solve this global overstock and waste problem by re-thinking, reducing and re-purposing stock on a global scale.

Every item uploaded onto buyfair is tagged by location, already produced and ready to ship. Therefore, instead of having to tie cash up by paying a deposit for new product being ordered from the other side of the world, in the knowledge that it is likely that trees may need to be cut down to produce the goods or raw materials dug up, and then the final product being shipped thousands of miles, buyers can sleep in the knowledge that no more carbon footprint has been created. For the seller, it is reducing their stock mountains and clearing stock in a far more sustainable way than simply sending it to landfill retaining well-earned value in their product and contributing to a circular economy. For the whole team at buyfair, these are our biggest motivators.

Not only is buyfair offering the physical solution to a very physical problem contributing to a more sustainable future, but the company is also centred around core sustainability beliefs that are followed by the whole team.

We’re not talking just switching off our lights and computers at the end of the day but making real changes that we believe will pay off in years to come, here are just a few:

  • Our whole office space has been kitted out with overstock product! That’s right, chairs, desks, storage units and kettles were all bought as overstock or second hand in buyfair HQ.
  • All staff use Ecosia as their default search engine. If you’re not familiar with Ecosia it is a search engine just like google or bing but the income generated from ads from every search by its users is used by Ecosia to plant a tree. This means Ecosia is planting 3 trees every second, all over the world and we’re contributing to this total every day!
  • We ensure to print as little as possible. All the information we deal with is accessible by PDF and online formats meaning not only are we trying to decrease our printing efforts but the information we send out to buyers and sellers is all accessible for them online without the need for them to print either.

The idea of buyfair grew from a simple, necessary business solution, to a great, sustainable idea. The world has changed, we are now acutely aware of the climate crisis. If we can help by re-purposing existing stock out there, then we are making a positive contribution.

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