SOURCE: uSell.com

September 23, 2014 08:15 ET

uSell Hits Record Numbers for iPhone and Total Orders

Increased Consumer Awareness and Market Share Lead to Record Numbers for the reCommerce Marketplace

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - uSell.com, Inc. (OTCQB: USEL) ("uSell"), a leading US-based reCommerce marketplace that instantly finds cash offers for used smartphones and other electronics, announced today that it has hit record numbers in iPhone and total order volumes in the two weeks following the iPhone 6 announcement.

uSell analyzed total order volumes in the two weeks after Apple's new iPhone announcement, a period in which orders historically peak by over 40%. uSell hit a record in both total volume as well as total order value. Overall volume increased by 90% from the same period last year, while order value exceeded $3M, a high water mark in the company's short history. iPhone Order volume grew by 115% from the year prior.

"uSell's rapid growth is due to growth in our industry coupled with our increasing share of voice in the market," said Nik Raman, Co-founder and COO of uSell. "We have seen a dramatic increase in direct and organic traffic to our site over the past year, and this trend has accelerated over the past two weeks. uSell is not only benefiting from its own marketing efforts, but it is also riding the wave of awareness created by major wireless carriers that are actively promoting the concept of trade-in."

About uSell.com, Inc.
uSell is a reCommerce marketplace that helps individuals turn unused items into cash. uSell ensures that customers get the highest payouts with the least amount of hassle by facilitating risk-free transactions with professional buyers. For uSell's buyers, uSell offers a scalable technology, marketing, logistics, and analytics solution that provides a high volume of inventory at a low acquisition cost. 

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