Tag: featured

Preparing our biggest bazaar ever!

While it always involves a lot of hard work, one of our favourite things to do at Carousell is to throw events that bring our community of Carousellers together. It is always so nice to be able to get everyone together, make new friends, and of course, see all the really cool things everyone is ...

The Guide to Sustainable Consumerism

We hear a lot about sustainability in today’s world, and we use this word a lot in the Carousell office. Mass consumerism is seen as responsible for a lot of the world’s ills, and we are encouraged to drink fair-trade coffee, buy vegetables from local farmers, and be diligent about recycling. But what exactly is ...

Carousell enabled my music shop

Before I downloaded Carousell, I was just a music teacher harbouring a dream where I can one day sell music books and spread music to the world. When I took the plunge and started selling music books under the name MusicNuts!, my husband and I didn’t know anything about marketing and we really didn’t do much of ...

Part-Time F&B Interview: 6 Important Questions People Regret Not Asking

So you’ve finally decided to settle down- and no, we don’t mean stead with someone, but to get that part-time job. After much thought, you settle on that decent Japanese restaurant that has ok pay and also a 5-minute walk from your home- shiok! On your first day of work, everything is going well- until you ...

A Day in the Life of a Carousell Customer Experience Specialist

Ask anyone in our office about Vern from our Customer Experience team (affectionately known as CX) and there’s a 100% chance one of these three things will pop up: Marvel, Peach Tea and his perfectly styled hair. Before spending a good 15 minutes to ensure every strand is where it should belong, Vern would wake ...

A Bumping good time!

At Carousell we’re always trying to help our Carousellers have the best experience they can on our platform. For those of us on the Product and Engineering teams, that means coming up with wonderful new features to make buying and selling more enjoyable and fulfilling. The most common request we get from our community is ...

8 Surprising Items Sitting In Your Home That People Will Pay For

We all have those things sitting in our home that are too good to throw out – but that we never thought someone would pay for. We leave them there, languishing in a cupboard, even though we never use them, even though we spent money on them, and even though somebody else might want them. ...

5 ways to live out your childhood superhero fantasies

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 comes out today, and it got me thinking of superheroes. One of the things that really stuck with me from Guardians is the way Star-Lord’s character was just a regular kid who got whisked away by aliens and was turned into a superhero. Now as a kid, did you ...

The Wardrobe Facelift: How To Change Up Your Wardrobe On A Budget

Does your wardrobe need a facelift? Sure it does! Rotating through the same cycles of outfits week after week is boring. Your favourite shirts, skirts, pants, socks, and suits are tired of seeing the inside of the washing machine and the long trip to the dry cleaner. Your friends want to see you expressing the ...

Where do clothes go to die?

On more than one occasion, I find myself staring into my wardrobe and marvelling at one of life’s biggest mysteries: “Despite the mountainous amount of fabric I own, why do I have NOTHING to wear?” The first-world solution to this classic first-world problem is simple: buy more clothes. According to a CNA report, Singaporeans buy an ...