As the holiday season shopping begins, many customers are buying refurbished products for themselves or for gifting. It is a growing trend and is popular among millennials. Keeping this data in mind, eBay launched a new dedicated destination for such items. The destination is called eBay Refurbished. As its name suggests, it offers a wide range of refurbished items at discounted prices.
The items available include big brands some of which are Apple, Samsung and Dyson. The items have a one year or two year warranty. The items are sourced directly from the brands or from top sellers of the brand. However, they are sold with deep discounts.
eBay said that it was sending items through a vetting process before they were put up on sale. They also grade the items so that customers can remain reassured that they are purchasing products that meet their specific needs at budgets that are optimal for them.
The grades offered by eBay include
As the holiday season is on and there are also supply chain issues, buying a refurbished item for yourself or someone on your gift list is practical. There is a feel good factor too that comes from being able to buy something you wanted but couldn’t afford to buy unless it was deeply discounted. It is also a small way by which you can contribute to sustainable shopping.
A large number of items across different categories from leading brands are available. Some of these include
Research has shown that many Americans have positive views about refurbished items. They say that these items offer a broader selection of items as well as better value for money. About 66 percent of Americans also say that buying or gifting refurbished items is an important step to promote sustainable shopping.
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