Entries by Felicia Phan

What Rumors About Apple’s 5G Release in 2020 Could Mean for Resellers

It is looking likely that Apple’s 2020 iPhone launch will include a total of four new 5G-capable devices. Most insiders had suspected this and many were confident that 2019 would be the year of 5G-capable devices for Apple. As resellers know, September’s launch of the iPhone 11 series dashed any hopes that the brand would […]

How to Unlock Cell Phones

Unlocked cell phones are handsets that aren’t tied to a particular carrier or contract. They are popular with wholesalers and retailers because unlocked phones have a larger market than locked phones. For instance, a device that is locked to Sprint must be used on the Sprint network. A reseller purchasing such a phone is limited […]

Why Resellers Need Shipping Insurance

Shipping insurance exists to protect you when incoming inventory gets lost, stolen, or damaged in transit. You might think your suppliers will cover the cost of replacement handsets, but it’s common in the used phone industry for orders to ship FOB Origin. That means that the phones you order belong to you as soon as […]

How to Sell Used Cell Phones Online

The market for used phones has grown year over year since 2017, which means there are more opportunities than ever before for motivated resellers to make a profit. Thanks to robust ecommerce platforms and reliable wholesale cell phone suppliers, resellers no longer have to stock thousands of dollars in inventory or even have their own […]

Best Shipping Practices for Resellers

Using the right shipping company when you’re ordering inventory is crucial to your business’ success. You can’t get product into the hands of your customers until that product gets to you. Choosing the wrong option when you’re restocking can seriously hurt your business — late shipments leave your customers waiting on product, which can tank […]

Why You Need a Resale Certificate

If you are a domestic retailer or wholesaler of used phones and you are purchasing from a US based supplier, the chances are that you will need to provide your supplier with a resale certificate. Be careful not to confuse a resale certificate with a seller’s permit. A seller’s permit is a document that allows […]