Donation of $1 made to Evergreen for every iPhone sold on Kijiji.ca
TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Out with the old and in with the new!
Kijiji, Canada's most popular free, local, online classifieds website,
has launched a new landing page devoted to all things iPhone for Apple
fanatics making space in their pockets and purses for the new iPhone 5.
The new iPhone sub-site www.kijiji.ca/iphone5 helps Canadians prepare for the much anticipated iPhone launch by
offering a dedicated space to list Apple devices and accessories, as
well as compare previous models based on price, features and condition.
"Every time Apple releases a new product, people go crazy." says Ted
Kritsonis, technology guru. "Not only do they line up overnight to get
the latest device, but they want to unload their existing devices right
away. Kijiji is a great place to sell past models of iPhone just in
time to pick up the new iPhone 5."
Listings have already started to roll in on Kijiji.ca, as Canadians
start to plan their future iPhone purchases later this month. There are
currently over 19,500 iPhones available on Kijiji across Canada, with users in Toronto and Montreal leading the way in iPhone listings.
"According to our data, several Apple products are consistently among
the most popular items on Kijiji," said Bart Molenda, head of
marketing, Kijiji Canada. "The use of online classifieds is steadily
increasing as a free resource for Canadians to easily buy, sell and
trade electronics locally."
Many cell phones that are thrown away are still usable, so reselling is
both financially and environmentally beneficial. And starting today,
Kijiji will donate $1 to Evergreen for every iPhone sold within the first 60 days after the new iPhone
launch. Kijiji will publish the total number of iPhones available on
the site each week.
Fans of the iPhone 5 can also look for the Kijiji Krew on Rue
Sainte-Catherine Ouest in Montreal outside the Apple store. The team
will be giving away swag and helping new iPhone 5 owners post ads for
their previous models of iPhones and accessories on the new www.Kijiji.ca/iPhone page. Photos and video of all the iPhone 5 mayhem will be posted to
Kijiji's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.
Kijiji iPhone Landing Page: www.kijiji.ca/iphone5
Kijiji on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Kijiji.ca
Kijiji on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kijiji
Kijiji on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/kijijicanadacorp
Kijiji in the Apple Store: http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/kijiji-free-local-classifieds/id318979520?mt=8
Kijiji on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ebay.kijiji.ca
Evergreen is a national not-for-profit organization that makes cities
more livable. By deepening the connection between people and nature,
and empowering Canadians to take a hands-on approach to their urban
environments, Evergreen is improving the health of our cities-now and
for the future. In 2012, Evergreen, with the support of its various
donors and sponsors, is providing over $905,000 in grants to community
and school greening projects. For details visit www.evergreen.ca.
About Kijiji Canada
Kijiji, which means "village" in Swahili, is the number one classifieds
website in Canada, connecting ten million buyers and sellers each
month. Kijiji.ca offers Canadians a free, easy and local way to buy, sell and trade
goods and services in their community. With local sites for more than
100 cities and towns across the country, Kijiji makes it easy for
Canadians to find exactly what they're looking for in their own
Image with caption: "Kijiji Canada - iPhon-omenon (CNW Group/Kijiji Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120913_C6220_PHOTO_EN_17809.jpg
SOURCE: Kijiji Canada
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