There were many entertaining commercial during the Super Bowl, but the one that caught our attention the most had to be Best Buy. Not only did it have star power, as it featured Ozzy Osbourne and Justin Bieber, but it also introduced a new buy-back program that could give shoppers some extra cash when they’re ready to upgrade their gadgets.
The program is called “Buy Back,” and it works like this: when you purchase a new electronic, such as a cell phone, laptop, TV, tablet or netbook, you also have the option of enrolling in the “Buy Back Program,” which costs $69.99. Once you’re ready to upgrade that electronic you can take it back to any Best Buy within a two-year period (four years, for TVs) and receive up to 50 percent of the gadget’s value in the form of a Best Buy gift card. All items must be accompanied by their original packaging and accessories.
One of the benefits of the “Buy Back Program,” according to Best Buy, is its transparency. The size of the gift card is based solely on the date the item is returned to the store. Therefore, there’s no wondering about how much you’ll get for that 16-month-old cell phone. By visiting Best Buy’s website, you can see that Best Buy will give you 30 percent of the phone’s original purchase price.
Click below to see Best Buy’s Super Bowl commercial.
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