Tag: mobile

GameStop Increases Buyer Base and Sales Cycle for Trade-in Mobile Phones – Case Study

Challenge GameStop was selling large volumes of previously traded-in mobile phones via negotiated prices to a small group of buyers. As its mobile trade-in business grew, it became clear a more scalable solution was needed. Solution To achieve GameStop’s goals—increase pricing; increase buyer base; implement a scalable platform; maintain complete control of sales—B-Stock built GameStop …

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How the iPhone X is Holding its Value on the Secondary Market

We launched our first B2B marketplace for trade-in mobile phones in 2014 and have since grown into the world’s largest marketplace for trade-in devices and other mobile accessories.  We’ve seen some interesting trends develop over the years too; most notably the rise of the mobile secondary market and growing demand for refurbished, older model devices …

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Our Newest Mobile Marketplace: Select Mobile Auctions

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our newest marketplace for mobile devices: Select Mobile Auctions. The B2B marketplace for a large OEM will offer qualified U.S.-based buyers bulk quantities of smartphones from various manufacturers. The devices available on the marketplace have been previously used and will come from various sources including customer trade-ins and …

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B-Stock Joins CTIA Working Group

B-Stock is pleased to announce we’ve joined the CTIA Working Group dedicated to Reverse Logistics & Service Quality (RLSQ). Through this membership we’ll collaborate alongside a select group of top wireless retailers and OEMS who are thought leaders and influencers in the wireless industry. With the secondary mobile market booming, and B-Stock on the forefront …

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How 5G will impact the mobile secondary market

Anyone who attended Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (or who follows mobile news) is fully aware that 5G is a trending topic. This fifth generation mobile network (hence, 5G) represents a technological breakthrough in terms of super-fast speeds, incredibly low latency and unsurpassed connectivity; it also has the potential to impact everything from cars to …

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Meet the B-Stock Mobile Team

B-Stock is currently growing at a tremendous rate and as a result we are scaling in all areas: more buyers, more sellers—and, maybe most importantly—more staff. We have just created our first vertical team, dedicated specifically for mobile/wireless. Lead by Sean Cleland, B-Stock’s Director of Mobile, the mobile team is responsible for establishing partnerships with …

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As Samsung Readies to Release the S9, Carriers and Mobile Phone Retailers Prepare for Influx of Returned S8s

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 in early 2017 it experienced 15 percent higher sales than the preceding S7. Also reported: in some markets sales of the S8 doubled that of the S7 and in Q2 2017 the S8 outsold every other individual Android smartphone. But now the spotlight has turned on the soon-to-be-released Samsung …

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B-Stock’s Hiring for a Sales Executive – Mobile

B-Stock provides major retailers an online marketplace auction platform to sell returned and overstock merchandise—including mobile devices—our fastest growing category. We are currently looking for a Sales Executive – Mobile to identify opportunities, research the supply chain, prospect clients and close contracts. The role reports to our Vice President of Sales; however, you’ll be working …

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