Apple to Launch In-Store Mac Trade-In Program in the U.S. and Canada Next Week

Apple is planning to launch a Mac trade-in program at its retail stores in the United States and Canada next week, reports Bloomberg.

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The new program, which kicks off on June 15 in the United States and June 18 in Canada, will allow customers to exchange a Mac for credit that can be put on a gift card or used to cut the cost of a new computer.

Apple has long allowed Mac trade-ins on its website, but has not accepted Mac trade-ins in its retail store locations. The new Mac trade-in option will join in-store trade-in programs for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

According to Bloomberg, Apple may be introducing the program as a way to boost Mac sales by providing customers with an easier way to get a credit for an old machine. With the new trade-in program, customers will no longer need to hassle with doing a trade-in by mail, and can get an immediate credit when making an in-store purchase.

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QCassidy352 Avatar
52 months ago

I like that idea as long as it is a competitive value.
Narrator: It wasn't a competitive value.
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dlastmango Avatar
52 months ago
Cant wait to be offered $115 for a 2018 MBP.
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Blackstick Avatar
52 months ago
They quoted $250 for an iMac... I sold it on eBay for $625... I understand convenience, but leaving almost $400 on the table was silly.
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UltimateSyn Avatar
52 months ago
Better get those Intel Macs off your hands now!
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52 months ago
I like that idea as long as it is a competitive value.
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JosephAW Avatar
52 months ago
Can't wait to trade in my PowerBook G5. ;)
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