The new ShopDrop app will alert you every time you're near a sample sale

Break it to your bank account gently—finding amazing sales in NYC just got a lot easier

Every week we tell you about awesome sample sales happening around New York City. And now there's another way to get reminded about these deals. ShopDrop, a location-based shopping app that launches this week, will alert you when you're just a few blocks away from can't-miss sales at stores such as Otte, Bird, Cadet, Owen and more (even ones with more than one word in their name). In addition to alerts of nearby sales, the free smartphone app will feature a map of sample sales (that function will be added to the app later this week). We hope a future update on ShopDrop will include real-time updates about sample-sale lines.

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Editor: Marley Lynch (@marleyasinbob)

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