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Back Market, a French marketplace for refurbished gadgets, is planning to expand on its existing operations in the UK by directly purchasing used laptops, mobile phones, gaming consoles, and other devices from consumers. The aim is to increase the availability of recycled goods for resale. This move will put Back Market in competition with existing trade-in services such as musicMagpie and CEX, which also accept these popular products from customers.