Month: October 2012

New customer returns liquidation marketplace

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We are very pleased to announce the launch of our newest liquidation marketplace.  Essex Bargain Hunt is now liquidating customer retail returns via essexb2b.com. The marketplace offers small, pallet lots that are specifically assembled for eBay sellers all the way up to full truckloads of retail returns.  These lots span a wide range of merchandise …

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September retail sales coming in light

September retail sales came in mixed across the retail landscape. As shown in the Wall Street Journal graphic below, Stage Stores, Gap and Costco all had solid months with same store sales gains of 11%, 6% and 5%, respectively. On the other hand, Kohl’s saw a 2.7% drop in same store sales while Wet Seal …

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Posted in: Liquidation

Refurbished goods are great for small resellers

Refurbished goods have experienced a major resurgence in popularity among consumers over the past 3-4 years.  More and more, retailers and manufacturers are refurbishing returned products as a way to:  1. capture more value from the returned items and 2. reduce the amount of e-waste they generate by tossing broken returns into the landfill. The …

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Posted in: Liquidation