Latest News & Announcements
Building from the Inside --> Out. How We Refreshed The Core of OfferUp
By 2019, the OfferUp monolithic infrastructure was seeing classic scale problems. We had become a top Google and Apple app, but our data store was unable to keep up with volume, and costs were growing. So, the OfferUp leadership made a bold bet to do what very few companies do - they decided to invest in overhauling the entire system and build for the future.
A Message To Our Community: OfferUp During Covid-19
In order to adapt to the challenging times both behind us and ahead, and provide the best possible support to our employees and the OfferUp Community, we’ve changed a few things about our business and have some suggestions for buyers, sellers, and shippers with our best tips for navigating online marketplaces in the days to come.
OfferUp Joins The Civic Alliance
As a company that fosters local connections at a national scale, we are firm believers that an engaged community is a healthy community. To support our communities, we’ve joined the Civic Alliance, in partnership with I Am A Voter.
OfferUp Adopts React Native in a Move to Build and Launch New Features Faster
At OfferUp we believe in creating simple and intuitive experiences for our community. OfferUp’s mobile apps have been built on native platforms for years. As we started building the next set of capabilities for customers, it was clear that we were going to have to overhaul our apps with a lot of new features and experiences to delight our buyers and sellers, which gave us an opportunity to rethink our technology choices.
2020 At OfferUp: Coming Together as a Community
Through all of the ups and downs of 2020, the surprises, the pain, the trials, the learnings, and the successes, I am filled with renewed energy for our vision — which is to help people connect and prosper. My positivity comes from the fact that our community’s success has showcased the value of local marketplaces and bolstered the promise of mobile connection...
Download OfferUp & letgo Today!
Available to download today in the App Store and Google Play Store, the combined OfferUp & letgo marketplace has even more deals, and more buyers and sellers for a bigger, better community. Plus, everyone now has access to nationwide shipping, industry-leading safety programs like TruYou & Community MeetUp Spots and listings that never expire.
Industry Research & Reports
Check out OfferUp's latest findings on American's buying and selling patterns.
OfferUp Recommerce Report 2021: Home & Furniture
It’s no secret that more eyes are on the recommerce industry than ever before. While apparel-specific marketplaces are making headlines, the resale market is about much more than just clothes. Nearly half (48%) of Americans purchased items from a resale marketplace last year and one in five adults used OfferUp in 2020. With more people spending the majority of their time at home, the apparel resale category had its worst year on record, but furniture and home goods resale boomed.
OfferUp Recommerce Report 2020: Parents & Kids
In late 2019, our OfferUp team began researching the data we’d need for the annual Recommerce Report we release every Spring. For 2020, we decided to dive into how local marketplaces are being used beyond fashion, and most notably by parents, who do a lot of shopping while raising kids. We wanted to take a closer look at how parents engage in the resale economy, while balancing the accompanying pressures of parenthood.
OfferUp Tips & Tricks
New to OfferUp, or looking to improve your buying and selling? Here are some tips.
Staying Safe on OfferUp - The Dos and Don'ts of Online Marketplace Transactions
On OfferUp, amazing deals are posted every day. All it takes is a good eye and even better online habits to make those deals yours. Keeping that in mind, we’d like to share some safe online habits that we’ve been gathering over the years. That brings us to…
Best Practices for Buying and Selling with OfferUp Shipping
Nationwide shipping is one of the best tools available on OfferUp. It’s the latest in a series of innovations that make it easier for you to buy and sell online, and if you haven’t tried it yet, here’s why you should...
How to Buy a Used Car from a Certified Dealer on OfferUp
OfferUp is home to thousands of verified auto dealers across America and there are some amazing deals to be had. Take a look at our top ten tips to keep in mind when shopping for a new (to you!) used car from a verified dealer.
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