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How to Speed Up Your Mobile Trade-In without Sacrificing Quality

Posted by Dave Ronis on Jun 22, 2017 6:04:35 AM

How to Make Mobile Trade-In More EfficientConsumers think the mobile trade-in process ends when they get their cash or credit towards a new device; but service providers know there’s more to it – especially at the back end.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Creating a Sustainable Future with Proper Mobile Device Recycling

Posted by Rebekah Griffiths on Jun 21, 2017 12:17:10 AM

mobile device recycling tips

For nearly 50 years, we’ve come together as a global community to celebrate Earth Day. It may not seem like much, but it’s at least one day when we can unglue ourselves from our electronic devices and focus more on the environment.

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Mastering Enterprise Mobile Device Trade-ins

Posted by Scott Bruce on Jun 14, 2017 1:16:22 AM

Enterprise Mobile Device Trade-ins

In the coming years, the vast majority of your employees will go mobile (if they haven’t already). IDC research found that the mobile workforce will grow to over 105 million people by 2020—over 70% of U.S. employees.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation

Transforming OEMs' Mobile Device Buyback with Mobile Technology

Posted by Karl Medina on Jun 13, 2017 12:38:52 AM

OEM Mobile Device Buyback

The mobile device industry has long been one of the most complicated businesses—right up there with the process of buying a house or a new car.

However, OEMs didn’t have to worry much about this complexity because of the tight link that always existed between them and carriers.

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Topics: Omni-Channel Device Collection

Q1 2017 Mobile Device Trade-in Data—Apple Continues to Ride High

Posted by Sanida Bratt on May 22, 2017 9:43:55 AM

Mobile Device Trade-In Data 2017Every quarter we compile data about the mobile device trade-in market. We look at the most-traded devices, the phones with the highest trade-in value, the money returned to consumers over the quarter, and more.

There’s a certain degree of consistency each quarter, but it’s good to have the baseline data to examine as industry trends come and go.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation, Device Trade-in Solutions

How to Stop Mobile Device Trade-in Fraud Before It Hurts Your Business

Posted by Dave Ronis on May 14, 2017 10:38:00 AM

mobile device trade in fraudIt seems like everyone has had "that" friend at some point in their lives. The one who stretches the limits of a “friends and family” discount at their place of work.

We might think this is harmless enough—after all, will a company really notice such a minor exception to the rule?

But no matter how you look at it, this is a form of fraud.

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Topics: Analytics, Omni-Channel Device Collection

iPhone 8 Is Coming-Is the Secondary Smartphone Market Prepared?

Posted by Chintan Shah on Apr 27, 2017 1:57:22 AM

Secondary Smartphone MarketIt seems like we’re just now starting to see the impact Apple’s iPhone 7 release has had on the secondary smartphone market. And yet, the latest-and-greatest iPhone is coming quickly.

Details about the iPhone 8 are still unclear, but it’s never too early to predict how the secondary market will react to the Q4 influx of used devices and trade-ins.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation, Device Trade-in Solutions

Happy Earth Day 2017! How the Electronics Industry Can Contribute to a Sustainable Environment

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 23, 2017 3:57:18 AM

Sustainable EnvironmentOn April 22nd, we celebrated the 47th annual Earth Day with the rest of the world. The modern environmental movement that started in 1970 has never been more relevant than it is today—especially as the volume of electronics in the world increases exponentially.

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Topics: Device Processing and Liquidation, Omni-Channel Device Collection

The Journey of a Used Smartphone

Posted by Dave Ronis on Apr 19, 2017 2:27:42 AM

used smartphoneFor the average consumer, purchasing a new smartphone might seem like the most complicated purchase they can make—maybe aside from a house or a car.

However, the complicated phone-buying process overshadows an equally mysterious process—trading in a used device.

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Topics: Omni-Channel Device Collection, Device Insurance Solutions

How to Boost Sales of Pre-Owned Mobile Phones with Data Analytics

Posted by Chintan Shah on Apr 5, 2017 12:57:42 AM

Boosting Pre-Owned Mobile Devices Sales with DataWith consumers trading-in their mobile devices more frequently when they purchase new ones, wireless carriers, retailers and OEMs have taken notice and started to include the sale of pre-owned devices in their promotional efforts.

For customers to qualify for some of the best deals for new devices, they must know how to trade-in their old devices.

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Topics: Analytics, Device Processing and Liquidation

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