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Rethinking Reverse Logistics for Online Apparel Returns

As virtual shopping bags replace physical ones, it’s important for retailers to update their policies and logistics strategies to align with consumer behavior and expectations. This is particularly the case when deciding how to handle apparel returns, which boast one of the highest return rates: One in three purchases are sent back. This trend, and …

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Global Resale Partners with B-Stock Solutions to Launch B2B Marketplace for Pre-Owned Technology Devices

B-Stock Solutions, a technology-enabled service provider powering the largest network of B2B liquidation marketplaces for Fortune 1000 organizations, is pleased to announce the launch of Global Resale’s official B2B liquidation marketplace: Global Resale Liquidation Auctions. This online auction marketplace will give business buyers around the globe direct access to bulk quantities of previously used and …

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Posted in: Press Room

B-Stock Heads to RILA’s Retail Supply Chain Conference

This week B-Stock will be at RILA’s annual Retail Supply Chain Conference. The show, put on by the Retail Industry Leaders Association, connects people and businesses within the retail supply industry, enabling evolution and innovation. This year is especially exciting, as our own Eric Moriarty will be speaking on a panel: New Frontiers in Reverse …

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Our Newest Marketplace: Global Resale Liquidation Auctions

We are pleased to announce the launch of Global Resale’s B2B liquidation marketplace on B-Stock Sourcing. Global Resale Liquidation Auctions will give buyers access to bulk quantities of previously traded-in, tested and data-wiped technology devices including: cell phones, laptops, desktops, tablets, data center equipment and electronics parts. All the devices have undergone a meticulous testing …

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Stores Turn to Secondary Market to Manage Returns

Convenience is often cited as the top reason why shoppers head online rather than in store. But for retailers, this shift results in a few inconvenient truths. First, the shift has resulted in plummeting same-store sales in brick-and-mortar locations. Second, these online transactions all too often become a two-way street. The National Retail Federation says …

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Why Liquidation is Worth Worrying About

Every company has liquidation inventory: returned, excess, obsolete or damaged merchandise that can’t go back on store shelves. Though most organizations would rather not admit they have a need for it, liquidation is the rule – not the exception – in retail. Given how competitive retailing is today, the ability to squeeze margin out of …

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The Five Essential Steps to Surviving January Returns

Following the biggest shopping season of the year, January means an influx of returns for retailers of all kinds. To put the scope of this into perspective: sources predicted a 50% spike in the volume of parcels being returned during Take-Back Tuesday, the first working day of 2017. Howard Rosenberg, CEO of B-Stock Solutions, gives …

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