If you have some extra supplies or inventory lying around your home or office that you want to sell quickly, all you’ll need is your smartphone to complete the sale. There are lots of apps out there that offer local selling options for connecting with potential buyers nearby.

Here are 6 options to consider when looking for the best app to sell stuff locally.


Visit Gumtree South Africa, for your local online classifieds with thousands of live listing.

You can buy and sell cars, property, electronics, or even find a job near you.


Amazon.com is the world’s largest online retailer and a prominent cloud services provider. Amazon Web Services(AWS) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform.

Facebook Market Place

Facebook Marketplace is a digital marketplace where users can arrange to buy, sell and trade items with other people in their area.

Think Facebook-meets-Gumtree. All transactions take place outside of the app, and are not considered in any legal sense to be Facebook’s responsibility.


Takealot claim to be the premier online shopping platform in Africa. With the merger of Takealot and Kalaharai.com in May 2015 this claim is right on the ladder.

Takealot sell the widest range of quality products from one place in the country. According to Alexsa Bidorbuy is their nearest competitor.

OLX South Africa

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The OLX marketplace is also a platform for buying and selling services and goods such as electronics, fashion items, furniture, household goods, Properties, cars and bikes.

South African media group Naspers acquired a majority of OLX in 2010 and 95% of the company in 2014.


Find used electronic equipment, antiques, books, music instruments for sale and much more.

You can search 947115 ads in our Stuff section to fine almost anything.

All these apps allows you to reach its massive customer base right from your mobile device in order to sell items locally.

Now you know a little more about these apps , choose one that best suits you, to sell your extra supplies or inventory online.