Month: January 2016

The Cure for Retailers’ Holiday Returns Hangover

When Uncle Morty gives you yet another tie for Christmas this year, he knows perfectly well what you’re going to do with it: Return it and buy something you really want. But what actually happens to all those unwanted ties—and the shoes, purses, and HDTVs that didn’t fit, didn’t look right or didn’t work as …

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Need a better B2B Solution for your wireless inventory? Consider selling it on B-Stock Supply

Between technology upgrades, trade-in programs, damaged devices and fickle buyer behavior, wireless dealers are left with millions of dollars in merchandise annually; most of which can’t go back on store shelves. Having a plan in place for merchandise – especially the items slated for liquidation or wholesale – is critical, and if you’ve historically relied …

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Turn Retail Returns into a Money-Making Opportunity

‘Tis the season of returns. For retailers, this is the stuff post-holiday nightmares are made of. For resourceful resellers, however, this can be a profitable time. B-Stock Solutions CEO, Howard Rosenberg, recently participated in a Q&A with Ecommerce Bytes and offered advice on How to Use Product Returns as an Ecommerce Opportunity. First, he strongly …

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The true cost of returns

A few articles last week explored the dirty secret around retail returns: Most don’t make it back to the selling floor. Instead, many find their way after a lengthy process to pawnshops, dollar stores, flea markets and, sometimes, landfills. Some aren’t returned to the selling floor because they’re unsellable in their returned condition. Fixing or …

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How to Use Product Returns as an Ecommerce Opportunity

For retailers and online merchants, product returns can haunt them in the weeks and months after the Christmas holiday. A percentage of holiday gifts so lovingly wrapped transform into Problems for the recipients – it doesn’t fit, it’s the wrong color, or “what were they thinking?!” But there is a positive side to post-holiday returns, …

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