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May 17, 2021

S5 Ep16 CAT POLIVODA: owner of Cake Plus Size Resale - on her body positive resale shop, her entrepreneurial journey, running a small business, Facebook Live sales, and more! 


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Pre-Loved Podcast: Cat Polivoda

Today we’re speaking with Cat, the founder of Cake Plus-Size Resale. 

Cake Plus-Size Resale is a body positive resale shop for sizes XL and up. Cake makes stylish secondhand clothing accessible to those wearing plus-sizes, and they have an online brick-and-mortar shop in Minneapolis and an online shop. 

Cat -- who is also the co-host of the body positive podcast, Matter of Fat Pod -- started Cake for plus-size shoppers who have often been left out of the fun of thrifting, Her mission is for Cake Plus-Size Resale provides sustainable, affordable, plus-size fashion and body positive community! 

We chat about Cat’s story, what it’s like to run a small resale business, tips she’s learned along the way, including how to run a successful Facebook Live Sale, body positivity and more. All that and more on today’s show! 

Let’s dive right in! 

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