Press Release

Date: 30 April 2015


Preloved Excitement Over National Second Hand Day is the UK's leading classified ad site where buyers and sellers can sell preloved belongings in their local area and across the UK. For the third year running, Preloved is planning to celebrate National Second Hand Day on 26th April, an annual event launched by the site in 2013 to promote the joy of second hand items.

National Second Hand Day banner

On previous days, Preloved members and visitors flocked to the site to take advantage of celebrations by grabbing half price memberships and buying and selling second hand treasure in their local area. Over 410,000 people visited the site on National Second Hand Day last year to sign up, create ads, send member messages and browse through the hundreds and thousands of Preloved adverts across 500+ categories.

With no listing fees or hidden costs, new visitors will be able to enjoy the perks of paid membership for half the price, whilst existing free members will be able to save money when they upgrade on the day. In anticipation for the big day, visitors and members will be able to enjoy a wealth of content on the blog including some interesting facts and inspiring member stories. Second hand lovers are also encouraged to keep an eye on the site's growing Facebook and Twitter accounts where there will be some special activity on the day.

Wing Yung Chan, the managing director of Preloved said "As the most trusted site for buying and selling second hand in the UK, we are consumers’ first choice when it comes to finding a safe and reliable way to buy or sell second-hand items. Each year we celebrate the growth of the community as well as the difference reusing goods makes to our society as responsible citizens. We look forward to welcoming over 450,000 visitors on the day online."

Why is Preloved doing all this? The leading UK classified ad site is passionate about things second hand and believes you don't have to spend more money to find better quality, unique items for your home and lifestyle. The site also believes it is important we all embrace the trade in used items to help reduce the thousands of tonnes of waste we send to landfill every year.


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Notes to Editors

Preloved is the UK's most passionate buying and selling site. Started in 1998, Preloved has grown to become the UK's leading second hand website with hundreds of thousands of adverts in over 500 categories. Each month the site attracts over 5.5 million unique visitors. As a community-based advertising site it has over 2 million active members. Preloved is ranked amongst the top 250 most visited sites in the UK. 

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