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  1. Buying Wholesale Smartphones to Sell on eBay: Which Samsung Models Sell Well and Why?

    Buying Wholesale Smartphones to Sell on eBay: Which Samsung Models Sell Well and Why?

    Selling smartphones on eBay can be a great business model if you source the right phones at the right price and follow tried and tested selling practices. 

    In this guide, we will explore the top-selling Samsung smartphones of the past couple of years, and take a look at the upcoming models being released in 2023, as well provide you with top tips for selling them on eBay. 

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  2. Laptop Market Trends 2022: Lessons for Resellers Looking forward to 2023

    Laptop Market Trends 2022: Lessons for Resellers Looking forward to 2023

    The year 2022 has been one of many changes. Among these changes are a number of exciting new trends in laptop development that are sweeping the global tech community, ranging from lighter laptops to more screen space. In this article, we will go over the major trends that laptop resellers should know about heading into 2023.

    First, though, let’s look at the health of the global laptop market through 2022. 

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  3. Buying from Wholesale Marketplaces: Comparing and Choosing the Right One for You

    Buying from Wholesale Marketplaces: Comparing and Choosing the Right One for You

    There are plenty of options online when searching for wholesale marketplaces to source inventory from. How can you choose between them? What are the pros and cons for each platform you find? In this guide, we will explain how to choose the right wholesale marketplace for you, and offer you top examples, to help walk you through the process.

    What are B2B Wholesale Marketplaces?

    Wholesale marketplaces are a meeting ground between different suppliers and wholesale buyers such as retailers, small businesses and online sellers. Everything is in one place, and you can buy products from different sources in a single order. 

    These platforms are more competitive by nature, compared with working with a single merchant wholesaler - keeping prices lower. This is the most convenient option for small businesses to buy wholesale.

    Choosing the Right Wholesale Marketplace for You

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  4. Buying Refurbished Electronics Wholesale: What You Need to Know

    Buying Refurbished Electronics Wholesale: What You Need to Know

    Buying refurbished electronics wholesale to resell can be a great business opportunity. In this guide we explore what refurbished electronics are, what the market is like for these products and how to choose a wholesale supplier for your business.

    What are Refurbished Electronics?

    Refurbished items are items that were returned, tested and restored to the manufacturer’s original specifications. There are several reasons why an item may get marked as refurbished including:

    • Items returned due to malfunction or defect then restored to manufacturer’s specs
    • Items returned for reasons other than a malfunction or defect (wrong size, wrong color, unwanted gift)
    • Items that were never used with a broken factory seal
    • Items that were returned due to box damage during the shipping process
    • Items used as display models

    Refurbished products go

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  5. Buying Wholesale Electronics for Resale: How to Get Started

    Buying Wholesale Electronics for Resale: How to Get Started

    If you’re thinking of starting an electronics resale business, there are a few things you need to know to be successful. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to get started, where to buy wholesale electronics from and where to sell them, both locally and online.

    Initial Considerations Before Buying Wholesale Electronics

    • How much capital do you have? If you have the capital to start up your business immediately (including buying merchandise, obtaining a resellers’ certificate, paying any applicable fees, paying for storage etc.), then you can get started right away. If you don’t have the funds available, you will need to raise capital.
    • What are your inventory storage options? The amount of storage you’ll need will very much depend on the types of electronics you plan to sell. A smartphone seller, for example, will require a lot less storage space than someone specializing in selling f
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  6. Wholesale Electronics: How to Find Reliable Suppliers

    Wholesale Electronics: How to Find Reliable Suppliers

    Buying electronics wholesale to resell to end consumers is a well established business model. Sourcing wholesale electronics from reliable suppliers is the key to making this type of business a success. 

    In this guide, we will explore the market for consumer electronics in the US, and how to identify reliable wholesale suppliers. 

    The Market for Consumer Electronics

    • Between 2021 and 2022, the consumer electronics industry in the United States is expected to grow by 2.8%.
    • The global consumer electronics market was worth $850 billion in 2021 and is projected to have a compound annual growth rate of 5.1% in the following five years.
    • The
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  7. Buying Lenovo Laptops Wholesale for eBay: Which Models Should I Invest In

    Buying Lenovo Laptops Wholesale for eBay: Which Models Should I Invest In

    In this guide, we explore the top-selling Lenovo laptops in the US, enabling you to choose the best models to buy wholesale for your eBay store. 

    Lenovo, one of the top sellers in the PC market, has experienced a huge increase in sales just in the past year, with Q4 sales being substantially higher in 2021 compared to 2020, part of a general upward trend in sales. 

    Lenovo is a reliable major player in the market with healthy growth prospects, which makes it worth investing in for your ebay electronics store. Let’s take a closer look at this market in numbers. 

    (NOTE: all pricing, ratings, and sales figures are correct as of September 2022).

    Why Sell Lenovo Laptops on eBay?

    • PC shipments throughout 2021 increased 15% compared to 2020 and 27% c
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  8. Wholesale Suppliers of Refurbished Laptops: What to Watch for When Sourcing

    Wholesale Suppliers of Refurbished Laptops: What to Watch for When Sourcing

    In this guide, we will explore what refurbished laptops are, what the wholesale market is like for these products, and how to find wholesale suppliers of refurbished laptops. Furthermore, this guide will provide you with top tips on what to watch out for when you’re sourcing.

    Advantages of Selling Refurbished Laptops

    • This is a growing market. Forecasts predict that the value of the global refurbished computer market will reach $4.9 billion by 2027, with laptops worth $3.1 billion
    • Customers trust the refurbished sector. 94% of online marketplace buyers bought a refurbished electronics i
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  9. Selling Apple Watches on eBay: Guide to Wholesale Sourcing

    Selling Apple Watches on eBay: Guide to Wholesale Sourcing

    So you’re looking to buy wholesale Apple Watches to sell on eBay? There is a huge, and growing, market for Apple Watches - but what is driving this growth and what models should you be buying? In this guide we will explore all these points and provide you with some top tips for selling Apple Watches on eBay.

    The worldwide smartwatch market was worth $20.64 billion in 2019, and is expected to reach a compound annual growth rate of 19.6% from 2020 to 2027, reaching $96.31 billion by 2027. 31 million Apple smartwatches were shipped in 2019, an increase of 36% since 2018, surpassing the entire Swiss wristwatch industry by more than 50%. 

    In 2021, Apple was the global smartwatch market leader with more than 30% of the market (slightly less than in 2020 –

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  10. Buying Apple Airpods Wholesale to Sell on eBay: Which Models Should I Stock?

    Buying Apple Airpods Wholesale to Sell on eBay: Which Models Should I Stock?

    Apple’s Iconic AirPods range of wireless headphones has seen a huge increase in popularity since first launching in 2016. eBay is a great place to tap into the strong demand for these popular items online. In this guide, we will explore the models of AirPods available, where the demand lies, and how to buy Apple Airpods wholesale to sell on eBay.

    Apple AirPods in Numbers

    • $12 billion was spent on Apple AirPods worldwide in 2021.
    • Apple sold nearly 60 million AirPods in 2019, grabbing 71% of the wireless headphone sales revenue.
    • Apple's first pair of AirPods came on December 13, 2016, with the updated second-generation AirPods on March 2
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