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Amazon & Apple Give Refurbishers The Boot

Amazon & Apple Give Refurbishers The Boot

Yesterday companies who sell on Amazon received an update, from Amazon directly, about their program. “As part of the deal, only retailers who have been authorized by Apple can sell Beats and Apple products on Amazon.com.” They stated you can apply through Apple directly if you would like to become authorized by Apple to sell on Amazon. This means Apple has full control of who can or who cannot sell Apple products through Amazon. As we have seen in the past, if this is anything like becoming an authorized repair center, this will be non-existent. Apple has not accepted any...

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ERC 2018 Recap

ERC 2018 Recap

In was the 15th year for the Electronics Reuse Conference 400+ people met from around world working in Nashville, TN to learn more about the areas of electronics refurbishment and repair, asset management, & electronics recycling.  Device Renew & Elevate Supply were both in attendance along with over 12 of our staff. Device Renew's Michael J Oberdick spoke on 3 occasions; Right to Repair Townhall, How to build a winning culture panel, & gave an in-depth talk about implementing smartphone refurbishment at large scale. Device Renew's sister company iOutlet was in attendance as well, Russel Quick iOutlet's President was on a Mac OS...

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