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Poshmark, the Menlo Park-based mobile app that helps people buy and trade clothes from each others' closets, has just made it even easier to do so. Users can now print out a pre-paid, customized PoshPost shipping label, much like those available through eBay or Amazon. It's a rare partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, and the first one with a fashion-focused company.
Previously, sellers paid for shipping based on weight and zip codes. Now, 2- to 3-day shipping is a flat rate of $4.99 for anything 5 pounds or less—excellent news for Poshmark's huge user base, who shipped more than 1.5 million items in 2013.
"It's a win-win situation—the women shopping my closet will be more likely to buy, their purchases will always get to them quickly, and I'll get paid on my sales even faster," said Poshmark user, Ashley Diedrich of Arkansas, in a statement. If this was the kick in the pants you needed to get started on that spring closet cleaning, check out the brands that sell best on Poshmark, and you'll be turning that overcrowded closet into cash in no time.
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