It’s official, Best Buy customers can now purchase a special option at the time of gadget purchase which will allow them to resell their technology to Best Buy at a later time.
The company rolled out their newest offering during the Super Bowl in a commercial that featured both Ozzy Osbourne and Justin Bieber. Reportedly the teen superstar received a million dollars for very little involvement in the 30 second Super Bowl ad spot.
The new program may entice some buyers to purchase the buy back option, however the aggressive depreciation values being offered by Best Buy on a year to year basis means customers can probably get a better deal selling their wares on eBay or Craigslist, paying far less in fees while receiving higher returns on their devices.
As a special offer the buy back program is free through February 12th so you have some time to try out the program without paying a dime.
In the meantime, just in case you missed the Super Bowl commercial, here it is: