Chintan Shah

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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

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

Competition on the Rise in Secondary Smartphone Market: iPhone v. Pixel

Posted by Chintan Shah on Jan 16, 2017 2:47:25 AM

Pixel v iPhone.pngAfter years of collaborating with OEMs to create Google-branded Nexus devices, Google has gone the way of Apple and decided to make its own hardware. 

Since Apple and Google released their flagship hardware in September and October 2016, respectively, the debates have raged on—should you buy an iPhone 7 or a Pixel?

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

6 KPIs to Analyze for a Successful Mobile Trade-in Program

Posted by Chintan Shah on Nov 21, 2016 8:03:35 AM

Mobile Trade In.jpgA mobile device trade-in program isn’t a mysterious operation that should be analyzed with guesswork or even trepidation. Such a program can indeed be scrutinized like any other transactional business process. 

Surely, your business has all the angles down when reviewing other types of store sales, expenses, employee performance and other key performance indicators (KPI).

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Topics: Analytics, Omni-Channel Device Collection

The Best iPhone 7 Trade-In Deals Are Done—Now What?

Posted by Chintan Shah on Oct 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

A feiphone trade-in dealsw weeks ago, Stephanie Atkinson offered a comprehensive overview of the trade-in deals available to consumers  lookingfor an iPhone 7 upgrade.

Unfortunately, the “free iPhone 7 with iPhone 6/6s trade-in” deals at the 4 major carriers are already done.

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Topics: Omni-Channel Device Collection

Trade-In Program Markets: Where Do You Fit In?

Posted by Chintan Shah on Oct 9, 2015 9:55:32 AM

Mobile_Trade-In_Programs-3Mobile buyback programs are emerging as an increasingly popular win-win for service providers, resellers, and consumers. Customers who trade-in their old devices receive a sizeable credit toward a new device, and service providers can recoup some of the money spent on upgrade promotions in the second-hand market. Over the years, several trade-in channels have become popular paths for consumers, with each offering a different pricing model. Understanding where you fit in the four major tiers of trade-in programs is essential to determining the prices you can offer.  

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