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U.S. online trade-in platform usage reasons among internet users 2017

This graph shows the most common reasons for internet users in the United States to use trade-in platforms for selling goods. During the July 2017 survey, 52 percent of respondents who had sold used items had utilized a broker platform because they wanted to sell all their items at once.

Reasons for using online trade-in broker platforms according to internet users in the United States as of June 2017

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Release date

July 2017


United States

Survey time period

June 15 to 20th, 2017

Number of respondents

177 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

who have sold items with a professional broker

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question has been reworded for a better understanding of the statistic.
Original question: For what reason did you decide to sell items through a professional broker?

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