We need to research the market of used/refurbished mobile phones in general.
The task will be to search for and deliver the information covering following points:
1. What are the major sources of the used phones (countries) , how the phones are being collected, gathered together, what are the centres of accumulation of such phones (insurance companies, some collection centres, operators, service/repair centres etc.)
2. Define 3 major world suppliers, strongest companies of used/refurbished phones (Please check Brightstar, Ingram Micro, Saco Trading, PCS Wireless etc...).
- Study their business models, define similar and different traits
- Where do they purchase their stocks/ what is their source
- What are the brands they sell, their volume of sales over the past 5 years (dynamics), number of employees, additional services that they provide
- Where do they sell (which markets) and to who (what type of companies purchase their stocks - operators, retailers, wholesalers...