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How Liquidation Sales Gives Buyers an Opportunity to Acquire Inventory at Huge Discounts

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Most excess inventory comes from consumer returns. Retailers typically cannot re-stock and sell the returned merchandise in their stores. Accenture calculates that 5% of returns are related to actual product defects, 27% reflect buyer’s remorse, and 68% are characterized as “No Trouble Found.” Many of these excess products would normally be sold at a huge …

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A Guide to Online Liquidation Sites

Liquidation.com Liquidation.com buys and consigns returned merchandise from large and small sellers and auctions it off via their Liquidation.com marketplace. Liquidation.com owns several warehouses across the country that house their inventory. More often than not, the product comes directly from one of those warehouses. However, on occasion, the products may come from an individual seller …

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A Quick Guide To Excess Inventory. What You Should Know.

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By definition, excess inventory is inventory that a retailer no longer wants sitting on store shelves or a manufacturer wants out of their warehouse. Large retailers need to constantly clear out their remaining old inventory to make room for the new. Large retailers must keep up with the latest products and replenish their stock with …

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Liquidation Or Wholesale? A Big Difference

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Liquidation typically means the company is trying to turn assets (overstock and returned inventory) into cash. Excess overstock and returned inventory costs retailers money because the goods depreciate with age, take up space in the warehouse, and tie up capital. Therefore, retailers are willing to sell excess inventory at a loss to avoid those costs. …

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