Argos pioneers over the counter trade-ins for mobiles and tablets



Argos is to become the first big UK retailer to offer customers the chance to trade-in their unwanted mobile handsets as part of a new recycling initiative.
The service, which is being offered in conjunction with the “circular economy” firm Wrap, will allow customers to take older handsets and tablets to any of the firm’s 788 stores where they will be paid for the items in Argos vouchers.
The items will then be refurbished and sold on, or recycled for parts.
UK householders are estimated to have around £1bn worth of electrical and electronic equipment in their homes which is no longer used,... read more

 
27 July 2015 in Business, Views: 48
Source: Guardian
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