Minneapolis – Target
has expanded its CE trade-in service to 1,490 stores, and is accepting
provided in partnership with Boston-based CE exchange and recycling service
NextWorth, will now be offered in all stores with Target Mobile centers.
program now also accepts pre-owned calculators and DVDs, in addition to iPods,
iPads, iPhones, cellphones, Nintendo DS units and video games.
“The expansion of
Target’s Electronics Trade-in service comes at a time when parents are really
looking to save on back-to-school purchases,” said Target merchandising VP Nik
Nayar. “Our service is budget-friendly and it gets Target’s guests involved
with reducing e-waste.”
Products are evaluated
on-site, and values are determined based on the model and condition of the
item. Customers then receive a prepaid card for the value of the trade to put
toward their next Target purchase. Items can also be exchanged online at
, where customers have
the choice of cash or a gift card for their trade-in.