thredUP Poised to Bring 300 New Jobs to Metro Atlanta Area

The world’s largest online marketplace to buy and sell women’s and
kids’ secondhand clothing grows operations with Grand Opening of Fourth
Distribution Center in Duluth, Georgia

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–thredup.com,
the leading online marketplace to buy and sell secondhand women’s and
kids’ clothing, celebrated the Grand Opening of its new distribution
center 2670 Breckinridge Blvd. in Duluth, Georgia today, with an
official ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
and attended by state and local officials. Speakers at the event
included thredUP COO, John Voris and SVP, Gwinnett Chamber Economic
Development, Nick Masino.

“We viewed 20 buildings in the Atlanta area before choosing the facility
in Gwinnett County. We’ve chosen Duluth, Georgia because we believe its
location is ideal for us to continue to improve the thredUP experience
for our customers in the southeastern region,” said John Voris, Chief
Operating Officer at thredUP. “The team we’ve hired is hardworking and
deeply engaged in our mission. We are excited to continue to bring more
job opportunities for people throughout the area,” added Voris.

thredUP has further distribution centers located in San Leandro,
California, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and Vernon Hills, Illinois. Its
fourth and newest facility, based just outside Atlanta is currently
being filled with inventory from fashion brand favorites like J.Crew,
Gap, Banana Republic and many more. This new operations hub will serve
as a gateway to the southeastern U.S., allowing customers in this region
to receive orders and process Clean
Out Kits
in a much faster timeframe.

With the growing success of e-commerce businesses, a new modern
warehouse model has emerged. These facilities are attracting younger
local talent by creating more efficient ways to work, and facilitating a
fun, enjoyable culture. thredUP’s remodeled facility in Gwinnett County
features light-filled rooms, cozy break areas, state-of-the-art
air-conditioning, and bright brand colors. Current job opportunities at
the new facility include positions across inspection, quality assurance,
inventory, and HR management. To learn more, visit https://www.thredup.com/p/careers.

“thredUP’s decision to grow its business here in Georgia is a direct
reflection of our first-rate workforce and the ease of access we provide
to the company’s online customer base,” said Georgia Governor Nathan
Deal. “These are critical components for innovative companies like
thredUP to continue growing. I am confident thredUP will benefit from
the wealth of resources that make Georgia the No. 1 state for business.”

About thredUP

thredUP
is the leading online marketplace to buy and sell high quality
secondhand women’s and kids’ clothing. The company publishes the Annual
Resale Report, and pioneered the Clean
Out Bag
, the most convenient way for consumers to sell clothes
they’re no longer wearing. thredUP accepts clothing from more than
25,000 women’s and kids’ brands, and resells the items for up to 90
percent off the original retail price. James Reinhart, Chris Homer and
Oliver Lubin founded the business in Boston in 2009. Now headquartered
in downtown San Francisco and backed by world-class investors, thredUP
is reinventing the secondhand clothing industry and inspiring a new
generation of consumers to think secondhand first. Learn more about job
opportunities with thredUP at https://www.thredup.com/p/careers.

Contacts

For thredUP Media Inquiries:
thredUP
Jen Bennett,
415-596-6770
Jen.bennett@thredup.com