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Q1 2018 Mobile Trade-In Data: The Secondary Market Gains Momentum

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 25, 2018 8:39:17 AM

 

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Every quarter, we analyze our trade-in processing data to get a sense of how the secondary market for mobile devices is growing. While there are definitely patterns in the peaks and valleys throughout the year, one things is clear—trade-ins are becoming an increasingly-vital piece of the buying process.

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Happy Earth Day: How the Mobile Device Market Impacts Sustainability

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 23, 2018 8:53:10 AM

 

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April 22, 2018, marked the 48th anniversary of Earth Day. The day that we take a step back and think about how our actions impact the environment.

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Businesses Can Benefit from Device Trade-Ins, Too

Posted by Marci Hetzel on Mar 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A young professional holding up a smartphone symbolizing that Business Can Benefit from Device Trade-InsFrom a consumer’s perspective, the process of buying a new phone often seems confusing. But in a world of smartphones and constant upgrades, there’s one piece of the process we’re all coming to understand—device trade-ins.

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Promotions: February 2018

Posted by Kevin Kruse on Mar 9, 2018 11:57:37 AM

Someone looking at promtions for smartphones for February 2018Looking at the shortest month of the year, did the promotions come up short?

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Mobile Recycling: Do You Know Where Your Phone is Going?

Posted by Mike Leach on Mar 2, 2018 12:55:20 PM

A picture of someone holding up a phone with a recycling symbol on the screen, asking the question: Mobile Recycling- Do You Know Where Your Phone is Going?Recycling your old mobile device has never been easier, so why don’t more people do it? The highest percentage of the recycling market are cell phones, more than any other electronic material. However, in the U.S., we only recycle 10 percent of our phones, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). We have the option to do better by taking advantage of the growing eWaste industry.

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Promotions: January 2018

Posted by Kevin Kruse on Feb 15, 2018 11:16:34 AM

A new year and new promotions for January 2018.A smartphone on a table, representing promotions in 2018

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How to Get the Most from the Buy and Sell Side in the Refurbished Mobile Device Market

Posted by Kevin Kruse on Feb 7, 2018 8:22:28 AM

A man holding a phone questioning How to Get the Most from the Buy and Sell Side in the Refurbished Mobile DeviceThe secret is out: The refurbished mobile device market, was predicted to grow to a $14 billion dollar industry by 2017, and here in 2018 we anticipate continued success.

As small business owners, franchises, and big box stores alike scramble to grab their piece of this revenue, our expert team at HYLA Mobile is watching the buying and selling frenzy all play out on our analytics dashboard.

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A Reflection on the Smartphone Trends of 2017

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Jan 31, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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Every quarter we analyze and compile data about the mobile device trade-in market. We look to see which devices have held their value, which devices are being traded-in the most, and how U.S consumers benefit from these activities. At the end of the year, we look at the overall trend in the pre-owned smartphone market and see what’s different from the year before. What happened in 2017, and how does it compare to 2016?

2017 was an interesting year for smartphones.

 

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What’s in store for the smartphone market in 2018?

Posted by Biju Nair on Jan 30, 2018 1:19:02 PM

A person holding up a smartphoneThe smartphone market was rarely out of the spotlight in 2017. It was a busy year for flagship device launches, relentless marketing efforts, and a certain 10-year anniversary.

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Promotions: December 2017

Posted by Kevin Kruse on Jan 15, 2018 12:18:05 PM
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The holidays were in full swing in December, but did promotions follow with a gift or a lump of coal?

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