The Gumtree Blog

BLACK FRIDAY BLUES: BRITS WASTE £855M ON BLACK FRIDAY PURCHASES

Wednesday 22 November 2017, by

Gumtree research highlights the amount Britons spend on Black Friday purchases they don’t use or even remember buying   23% of festive shoppers feel under pressure to buy something on the discount day One in ten people buy something on Black Friday they already have at home Clothing, tablets and TVs among Brits’ top 10 …read more

5 ways to make your Black Friday buys even more rewarding

Wednesday 22 November 2017, by

Black Friday is over for another year, and if you read our last blog on How to Clear Out and Cash In in time for Black Friday, then hopefully you’ll have raised the funds to buy something great in the sales! We’ve been thinking of the best ways to make those shiny new purchases even …read more

#ClearOutCashIn Free bump-up Campaign Terms & Conditions

Thursday 9 November 2017, by

What is it? Gumtree.com Limited, a company incorporated in England with its registered office at 5 New Street Square, EC4A 3TW, London, United Kingdom (“Gumtree”), is running a promotion (the “Promotion”). Gumtree will offer all Registered Users of the Gumtree.com website, applications or tools who comply with the present Terms & Conditions, a free “Bump Up” applied …read more

How to #ClearOutCashIn in time for Black Friday

Friday 3 November 2017, by

It’s Black Friday and you’ve found an awesome deal on a 4K TV. Your old one is…ok. But you just KNOW that this is the TV for you! Sounds familiar? We know that everyone loves a bargain and we’re certainly all about helping people find great deals at Gumtree, but we also know that days …read more

Transform your home into a Haunted House

Monday 2 October 2017, by

All Hallows’ Eve, the spookiest day of the year, is ready to jump out at us from just around the corner! Transforming your home into the ultimate Haunted House doesn’t need to cost you an arm and a leg or give your bank balance a fright. Here’s Gumtree’s top tips for hosting Halloween!   Transform …read more

COST OF ‘ADULTING*’: YOUNG ADULTS TODAY FORK OUT £1BN TO SECURE FIRST-TIME JOB

Thursday 28 September 2017, by

Other ‘Adult’ Expenses: 18 to 25-year-olds spend £1,485.69 kitting out first home with furniture Average rent for today’s young adults is £536.78 on rent pcm One in eight young adults are under pressure financially; 35% say it’s their biggest concern One in four (26%) have no savings in place   Embargoed for 29th September 2017: …read more

Gumtree Christmas Live Promotion Terms & Conditions

Thursday 14 September 2017, by

What is it? Gumtree.com Limited, a company incorporated in England with its registered office at 5 New Street Square, EC4A 3TW, London, United Kingdom (“Gumtree”), is running a promotion (the “Promotion”). Gumtree will select a winner who will comply with the present Terms & Conditions, to receive £500 (“the Prize”), subject to the restrictions mentioned in these …read more

The Best of Back to School

Thursday 31 August 2017, by

After 6 weeks of planning fun and activities for the kids, it’s finally time to pack them back off to school for another year! Here are some of our favourite tips for helping ease the kids back to school: School backpacks. What is it with kids and new backpacks? The start of a new year …read more

THE EVERYDAY ITEMS SET TO BE WORTH A FORTUNE, REVEALED BY COLLECTABLES’ EXPERT & GUMTREE

Wednesday 30 August 2017, by

THE EVERYDAY ITEMS SET TO BE WORTH A FORTUNE, REVEALED BY COLLECTABLES’ EXPERT & GUMTREE 21st century collectables’ expert Tracy Martin shares her predictions for the antiques of the future from H&M designer collaborations to the Dyson Supersonic™ Hairdryer A third of Brits regret throwing away something which is now collectable* Number of ‘limited edition’ …read more

5 ways to make your home even homelier this bank holiday.

Wednesday 16 August 2017, by

Hands up if you’re as excited about the bank holiday weekend as we are! That extra-long snooze, more time to yourself and even opportunity to finish home improvements you’ve been promising to get around to! If you’re planning on sprucing up your home this weekend, here are a few of our favourite décor hacks:   …read more