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Better Manage Excess Inventory & Overstocks

Overstocks and excess goods are a reality for any convenience store, and an anticipated — albeit frustrating — cost of doing business. The cost is greater, however, if the handling of them is left up to reactive or inefficient methods (like selling off to a liquidator or disposing of the merchandise). Given tight margins and the importance of maximizing …

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B-Stock is at MWC Americas!

We are excited to be exhibiting at MWC Americas in San Francisco. This is the show’s debut year, stemming from a partnership between Mobile World Congress and CTIA. The event connects professionals across the mobile landscape and features the technology, people and ideas driving every aspect of the evolving wireless ecosystem. Mobile is a huge …

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Navigating Reverse Logistics in an E-commerce World

Most think of the supply chain as a forward-moving process with one end goal—getting product into the customer’s hands. But the growth of e-commerce and greater consumer awareness has created new challenges not only in moving a product forward but also backward. The days of a linear supply chain have long passed, making way for …

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Why liquidation is worth worrying about

Though most organizations would rather not admit it, when it comes to the handling of returned, excess, and otherwise obsolete merchandise, liquidation—the quick disposition of assets for a fraction of their original price—is the rule in retail. Around 95 percent of returned and unsold merchandise will end up slated for the secondary market (a post-retail …

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Five Tips for a Successful Auction

Nine of the top 10 U.S. retailers, among hundreds of others, are increasing recovery for their excess and returned inventory through B-Stock’s technology-based and data-driven auction platform. B-Stock’s team of marketplace experts, many of whom got their start at eBay, have years of experience running online auction marketplaces; all that know-how forms a foundation and …

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B-Stock to Present at SCOPE Supply Chain Conference

B-Stock is heading to the SCOPE supply chain conference next week in downtown Los Angeles. SCOPE is the supply chain industry’s leading executive level conference that connects supply chain executives at Fortune 500 organizations with top solution providers to learn about their latest technology and innovations. The conference is held each fall and spring and …

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Payment and Financing Options That Benefit both Sellers & Buyers

Wire transfers are the primary payment method between buyers and sellers across B-Stock’s network of marketplaces. This secure and immediate method of payment allows for a faster sales cycle, fewer disputes and less risk for both parties. What’s more, there’s no risk of credit card chargeback (which could happen while shipments are en route or …

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The Global Trend of Reverse Logistics

As the representative of Guangzhou JST logistics, I attended the 2017 North America Annual Conference of the Reverse Logistics Association (hereinafter referred to as RLA) held in Las Vegas from February 21st to 23rd. The conference was chaired by the newly selected Executive Director of the RLA, Tony Sciarrotta. There were 400+ delegates from North …

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