Category: Liquidation

eBay Radio Show Shines Light On The B-Stock Sourcing Network

During the product sourcing segment on the eBay Radio Show last week, Howard Rosenberg (CEO of B-Stock Solutions) was asked to provide some insight on the B-Stock Sourcing Network, and how it helps eBay sellers source inventory smarter. As the hosts of the show points out, serious eBay sellers are always on the look out …

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Product sourcing for flea market vendors

We have recently had an influx of flea market dealers registering in the B-Stock Sourcing Network to buy liquidation inventory from our sellers, like wholesale liquidation electronics. Overstock, returned and other excess inventory from major retailers and liquidation wholesalers is great for flea markets. Savvy sellers are realizing that by buying directly from the retailers, …

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Consumer electronics return rates on the rise

An interesting new study by Accenture looking at the rising return rates in the consumer electronics business. They estimate that returns are costing retailers and manufacturers $17 billion this year (up 21% since 2007). Included in that are costs associated with “receiving, assessing, repairing, reboxing, restocking and reselling returned products,” Accenture reports. Product return rates …

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Buying customer returned TV’s from Walmart

Walmart has been using its B-Stock powered private marketplace to liquidate customer returned big screen TV’s for several years. For our buyers with the ability to deal with this type of inventory, the site is one of their favorite, steady sources of inventory. They know they will find great product at great prices that they …

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Inventory Matters! – Including overstock and excess inventory

Several months back Jim Cramer from Mad Money published a piece on the importance of inventory levels in predicting economic turnaround and stock performance. While his point is fairly obvious (ie. a lack of inventory in retail channel implies new orders are coming to manufacturers, which will drive upstream business throughout the supply chain), it …

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Overstock and excess inventory & “marketing energy”

Overstock inventory ready for liquidation contains what I like to think of as “marketing energy”. This is a geeky analogy but illustrates how companies can multiply the residual value of overstock and other excess inventory by capturing that marketing energy rather than giving it away to a third party. Consider companies like Gilt Group, Haute …

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Growing inventory levels at VF Corp, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren & others

Andria Cheng of MarketWatch reported on rising inventory levels at several major apparel brands. As you can see from the following excerpt from her report, there are important strategic reasons why these companies would benefit from implementing a Liquidation Sales Management Solution, like B-Stock’s. For a fashion company to be hamstrung from reacting to shifts …

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Best Buy electronics returns now on BStockSupply.com

Great news for electronics liquidation wholesale buyers. Best Buy is now selling TV’s, home audio, Apple accessories and other unsorted consumer returns on BStockSupply.com, where you can buy excess inventory. Register now for free if you don’t yet have an account. Also, don’t forget to get registered at our other electronic liquidation sites (each is …

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