Gazelle, the second-hand electronics market, is ending its trade-in program.In the email obtained by edge, The company said it will stop providing the service on February 1, 2021, which means that potential customers must use old equipment before January 31 to use old equipment. After this date, Gazelle will continue to sell refurbished equipment on its website. Moreover, if you plan to use an old mobile phone or iPad to trade, you can still trade through its parent company ecoATM, which has a kiosk in the United States. Competitive services like Orchard will also remain an option.
according to edgeGazelle did not provide a reason for this move, but the current state of the US mobile market must have played a role in the decision. In recent years, leased phones have become very popular, and operators and manufacturers have put forward their own ideas. If you are a person who likes the latest model of iPhone, then you can sell it directly to Apple through the iPhone upgrade program and traditional trade-in without the need to sell the current model to a company like Gazelle. program. Since 201