August is apparently the month to commemorate Americans’ love of all things garage sales and thrift shops. That’s right, on the heels of National Garage Sale Day (Aug. 13) is National Thrift Shop Day (Aug. 17), and what better way to celebrate it than
In this week’s 5miles Spotlight, allow us to introduce you to 5miles sellers, Andrew Shipmen and Erica Ayles. The couple run a family-owned business in Irving, Texas: a thrift store called Curiosity Shop. We spoke with both of them about their store and how using 5miles has helped grow their business.
When buying or selling a secondhand item online, deciding where to meet to exchange the item can be tricky if you have safety concerns. That’s why 5miles is proud to introduce a “Safe Exchange Area Locator” (or, as we call it, S.E.A.L.) to our app. This new feature helps
A well-constructed profile is the perfect way to attract buyers and sell your items quickly. We’ve put together a few simple tips to help you on your way to selling success. Snap a snazzy profile photo! Your profile
In this week’s 5miles Spotlight, meet Charlie Acosta, an independent auto dealer right in our own backyard. Carisma, his used car dealership near Fort Worth, participated in 5miles’ “Max Your Tax” refund sale promotion in February 2016, and has continued
Father’s Day is right around the corner, and we’ve got some last-minute gift ideas for you all within your local 5miles marketplace. Check out these fantastic Father’s Day finds! – BBQ Grill (Burleson, Texas) – Edible Gift Basket (Atlanta, Ga.) – Family Photo Session (Prosper, Texas) – “I
The 5miles team is in Las Vegas now for this week’s National Independent Auto Dealers Association Convention & Expo. Car buyers, did you know that nearly 5,000 vehicles are listed on our marketplace every day? (You can search for quality cars and motorcycles online, too.)
5milers, whether you’re new to selling stuff online or a seasoned pro, may we suggest a few tips to make the selling process easier and better for you. 1. Determine if your item is “saleable”—i.e. fit to be sold. For
Coming to you with our weekly recap, where we talk about—calling all Android users!—new updates to our app, and the 5miles team’s hitting Las Vegas this week for the National Independent Auto Dealers Association expo. Check it out.
There’s been a lot of Apple vs. Samsung in the news lately, but let’s set that aside to focus on the 5miles Face-Off at hand. Yes, this week it’s the age old question: the Apple iPhone vs. the Samsung Galaxy. A. Samsung Galaxy S7 B.