Russians line up a week prior iPhone sale to sell spots
The maximum price for a line spot is 500 thousand rubles ($7.500) at the moment.
Since the presentation of the new iPhone, Russian classified sites have featured a lot of ads of line spots sellers. The maximum price for a spot is 500 thousand rubles ($7.500) at the moment, RIA Novosti reports.
According to a representative of the Avito website, the first offers appeared on September 9th. By September 11, the service had 75 ads selling line spots for the iPhone. The more enterprising ones are willing to start lining up on September 11, which would cost the buyers 400 thousand rubles. A trio claims they will start as early as three days before the official sales for 200 thousand rubles. The announcement said that the squad has a plan on how to get into the top ten customers.
Yula, another popular service, featured its first announcements immediately after the presentation. Initially, the minimum price for a spot was 8 thousand rubles ($120), but today there are more wallet-friendly offers. The maximum price per spot is 500 thousand rubles with the seller promising to get in the line a week before the start of sales.