Category: Liquidation

The Benefits of Buying Directly From the Source

Traditional liquidation methods involve layers of middlemen, red tape, product poaching and price mark ups before buyers even have access to the inventory. Luckily this old-school way of doing things is slowly evolving into an efficient B2B model where buyers have access to returned, overstock and excess merchandise directly from the retailer or manufacturer’s private-label, …

Read More

Creating an Impactful Solution for Liquidation of Excess Inventory

Consider this: in 2014 consumers returned a record $284 billion worth of merchandise to retailers. That’s a huge number (about equal to the GDP of Singapore) and it is only going to get bigger due to the continued increase in online sales (which typically bring a higher return rate) and relaxed return policies by retailers to drive …

Read More

Seasonal Returns Provide Great Product-Sourcing Opportunities

Did you know that around 10% of all holiday purchases are returned to retailers in the months following Christmas? Whether buyers’ remorse, relaxed return policies or gift-recipient repugnance, retailers are getting back close to $64 billion in merchandise sold during the holidays; much of which can’t go back on the shelves. All of these returns, however, …

Read More

Waste Management Liquidation Marketplace has launched!

Waste Management is North America’s largest residential recycler, managing almost 14 million tons of material annually from electronics to recyclables and organics. B-Stock Solutions is proud to be selected as the partner of choice by Waste Management Product Recovery Group to launch the official Waste Management Auction Liquidation Marketplace (http://wm.bstocksolutions.com) helping bring new life to electronics …

Read More

Announcing the launch of BStockMobile.com

Wholesale Cell Phone Inventory Liquidation We are very excited to announce the launch of BStockMobile.com in the B-Stock Sourcing Network! BStockMobile is a new inventory liquidation marketplace focused on mobile device and cell phone liquidation. The single seller in the marketplace is the world’s number one trade-in operator and redistributor of carrier-grade mobile devices. In May 2013 …

Read More

Small Resellers are Starving for your Inventory

I found a recent article on Ina Steiner’s eCommercebytes blog very interesting.  She wrote about a survey they ran among their readers (who are mainly eBay and Amazon sellers) asking what the sellers would do with $50,000 if given that money to invest in their business. Inventory, Inventory, Inventory… The results of the survey were completely …

Read More
Posted in: Liquidation

Resources for buyers

Here are some valuable sources of information for buyers of liquidation inventory: Overstockbuying.com Inventoryliquidationnow.com Liquidationbuying.com

Read More
Posted in: Liquidation

Flea Market History: An Interesting Past

Flea markets are a great way that many of B-Stock’s buyers make their living.  Buying liquidation inventory from our various marketplaces and taking that inventory to flea markets is a great way to make some money.  It sparked my interest in the history of the flea market, so I did some reading. Flea Market History …

Read More
Posted in: Liquidation

The Reshaping of Retail in the Internet Age and its Impact on Inventory Liquidation

This Wall St. Journal blog post of April 29, 2013, applies an interesting analogy to today’s brick-and-mortar stores in the age of internet shopping. Looking back at the introduction of the motor vehicle in the early twentieth century, author Tom Gara says that the “horseless carriage” did not kill off horse-drawn carriages, it only made …

Read More
Posted in: Liquidation

Excess inventory buildup analysis in cell phone market

Sameer Singh of the Tech-Thoughts blog wrote this interesting analysis of an excess inventory build-up of Windows phones over the past couple quarters. According to the data presented, shipments by carriers of mobile devices to retailers has outstripped sales to end consumers recently. This is resulting in a buildup of inventory in the channel that …

Read More
Posted in: Liquidation