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Xiaomi smartphone, Considering Xiaomi’s Impact on the Secondhand Phone Market

Future Perspectives: Considering Xiaomi’s Impact on the Secondhand Phone Market

There’s no debating the fact that Apple rules the United States smartphone market. However, those in the industry would be remiss to not take a peek at what’s coming up just behind Apple’s shoulder. This is why we need to be looking at…
Samsung and iPhone Insurance Options and Impact on Used Phone Industry

How iPhone and Samsung Insurance Providers Impact the Secondhand Mobile Device Market

How do Samsung and iPhone insurance providers impact price trends in the market for secondhand smartphones? As a participant in the used phone market, it is important to keep an eye on the global picture of what impacts pricing and inventory…
Mobile Carrier Handset Leasing Options and Equipment Installment Payment Plans Options

A Look at Mobile Carrier Handset Leasing and Equipment Installment Plans

All major carriers in the United States currently offer some form of leasing or equipment installment plan (EIP) that may be appealing for consumers looking for low-commitment options with low cost of entry. Roughly half of all smartphones purchased…
Return Rates to Measure

Using Return Rates to Measure the Quality of a New Supplier

As you know, finding a reliable supplier of wholesale iPhones and Android devices is critical to the profitability and stability of your business. One way to gauge the quality of a new supplier is to inquire about their typical return rates.…
European VAT for Smartphone Resellers

How European VAT Taxes Impact Cell Phone Wholesalers

Understanding VAT (value-added taxes) is crucial for used smartphone retailers and wholesalers doing business in the European market. All European countries implement VAT on purchases relating to any goods or services, and VAT is assessed in…
What Rumors About Apple's 5G Release in 2020 Could Mean for Resellers

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,…

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…

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…

What Retailers and Wholesalers Need to Know About iPhone Color Preferences

Retailers and wholesalers should consider the most popular cell phone colors when restocking. The iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7 Plus, and other models come in a range of colors, and there’s no simple answer to the question of which…