GameStop Expands Electronics Trade Program to Include More Smartphones
Popular handsets from Samsung®, BlackBerry®, Motorola®and other brands now eligible for instant cash* or in-store credit at GameStop stores nationwide
GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GameStop® (NYS: GME) , the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games, has again expanded its mobile electronics trade program to include a variety of the hottest smartphones, following heightened customer demand. Customers can now receive instant cash or in-store credit for smartphones from top manufacturers like Samsung®, BlackBerry® and Motorola® at all of GameStop's U.S. stores.
Representation of GameStop's mobile electronics available for purchase or trade (Photo: Business Wire)
"GameStop's trade-in program drove more than one million electronics trades in 2012, proving we're meeting a real need for consumers," said Joe Gorman, vice president of mobile at GameStop. "With the variety of innovative new devices launching this year, it's the right time to add even more smartphones to our electronics trade program."
Now through April 28, customers can take advantage of the following lucrative trade bonuses when they trade any accepted devices, including smartphones, tablets and media players:
For items valued between $20.00 - $49.99, get an extra $10 in-store credit
For items valued between $50.00 - $124.99, get an extra $25 in-store credit
For items valued at $125.00 and more, get an extra $50 in-store credit
For example, customers can receive in-store credit up to $530 for an iPhone® 5 or up to $280 for a Samsung Galaxy S® III with this offer.
GameStop PowerUp Rewards™ Pro members can receive even more in-store credit when trading electronics:
For items valued between $20.00 - $49.99, get an extra $15 in-store credit
For items valued between $50.00 - $124.99, get an extra $35 in-store credit
For items valued at $125.00 and more, get an extra $70 in-store credit
For more information on the latest accepted devices, as well as base trade values, visit www.GameStop.com/DeviceTrader.
*Cash not available in all stores.
About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop's retail network and family of brands include 6,602 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and online at www.GameStop.com. The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; a digital PC game distribution platform available at www.GameStop.com/PC; and an online consumer electronics marketplace available at www.BuyMyTronics.com.
General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ www.twitter.com/GameStop and find GameStop on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/GameStop.
GameStop and Game Informer are registered trademarks and PowerUp Rewards is a trademark of GameStop, Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners and GameStop is not affiliated with or endorsed by such owners.
Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available:http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20130404005781/en/
KEYWORDS: United States North America Texas
The article GameStop Expands Electronics Trade Program to Include More Smartphones originally appeared on Fool.com.
Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.