With some smartphones costing more than £1,000, the global market for second-hand mobile devices is growing fast. This Crewe firm buys used phones, tests their functionality and grades them on cosmetic appearance. It sells about 40,000 Samsung and Apple phones a month to insurance firms, wholesalers and retailers in Europe, helping exports hit £18.2m last year. Industry veterans and brothers Marc and Paul Walters, 48 and 47, and Andrew Dulla, 35, lead the company they founded in 2015.
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