„Editors‘ Choice“: Shpock receives Google award

„Editors‘ Choice“: Shpock receives Google award

Top grades for usability, innovation and popularity

The boot sale app Shpock has received the prestigious Editor’s Choice Award by Google. This curated collection of apps highlights the best choices available in the Google Play store based on quality and user interface, long-term popularity and innovative use of Android features.

“The Editors’ Choice awards are given to apps that stand out in their categories (note: shopping),” said Maxim Mai, Partner Development Manager, Google Play. „Shpock is constantly adapting to their users’ needs and only using the newest technology, which is what makes them a leader in the mobile app shopping space.”   

Katharina Klausberger, co-founder of Shpock, adds: „We are constantly updating our app to optimize the buying and selling experience. The Editors’ Choice award shows the appreciation of our development collaboration with Google, which is both a great recognition and an honour.”

Secondhand-lovers trigger app success story

Since the initial launch in September 2012, Shpock has attracted more than 30 million downloads – a success the app company plans to continue in 2017. By now the app is available in the UK, Germany, Italy, Austria, Sweden and Norway. In all of its markets, Shpock remains in the top 5 shopping app ranking in the Google Play Store. Whilst the Shpock community has been trading goods worth €6 billion.

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About Shpock

Shpock is a mobile marketplace that brings millions of private buyers and sellers and local businesses together. The categories range from electronics, fashion and furniture to specialised interests such as cars and property.

Shpock has more than 10 million active users and over 2 billion page impressions. These numbers and regular #1 rankings in the App & Google Play Store in three core markets (UK, Germany, Austria) make Shpock one of Europe’s most dominant shopping apps. 

Facts and numbers

- Among the leading online marketplaces in three countries (UK, Germany, Austria)
- Over 10 Million active users monthly 
- Over 2 billion page impressions per month
- Products worth more than 1 billion pounds are being traded per year (2018)
- A multi-national team of 100+ people responsible for the success of the digital marketplace

Recent prizes
- Apple awarded ‘Best of 2017 App’ in the category ‘Sustainability’
- Google awarded Shpock the “Android App Excellence 2018“