9to5 Mac: Apple Store iPhone trade-in program expanding soon to Canada

InsightaaS: 9 to 5 Mac is a highly-regarded site for those interested in the latest news on Apple technology. In this post, senior editor Mark Gurman reports that the iPhone Reuse and Recycling program is coming to Canada (currently the largest Apple retail market without the program), giving owners of Apple gear an opportunity to trade up with the company.

The Apple Store iPhone Reuse and Recycling trade-in program is launching in Canada in the coming weeks, according to a source with knowledge of the initiative’s expansion. The source says that training for Apple Store employees in Canada will begin this upcoming week...

The iPhone Reuse and Recycling program first launched in the United States in late-August of last year, and it expanded to the United Kingdom the following October. A form of the program also exists in India. The expansion to Canada is notable as Canada is Apple’s largest Apple Retail market (with 29 stores) without the program.

The Apple Store iPhone trade-in program allows an iPhone user (of the iPhone 3G or newer) to trade in their device for money that could be used toward the purchase of a new iPhone 5s, 5c, or 4s. The amount of money given in exchange for the old phone varies by model, screen quality, and if the phone has water damage...

Read the entire post: http://9to5mac.com/2014/02/23/apple-store-iphone-trade-in-program-expanding-soon-to-canada/

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