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The second quarter brought generally worsening business conditions for the ITAD industry, but business leaders think they’ve hit the bottom of secondary market pricing.
A survey by E-Scrap News and consulting firm Compliance Standards asked ITAD industry leaders about IT refresh cycles, competition, used device pricing, competition, hiring and capital investments, and more for the second quarter of 2023.
“Q2 started off strong but was negatively impacted by continued variability in the reuse markets,” one participant wrote (all responses remain anonymous). “This volatility continues to be our biggest challenge although we believe it is largely driven by sentiment rather than the actual strength or weakness of the market,” according to a second-quarter survey report.