Category: Liquidation

New designer apparel seller in BStockSupply.com

We are very excited to have a major high-end fashion retailer liquidating bulk apparel lots on B-Stock Supply. The first lots are now live and are all men’s fashions, including shirts, suits, shoes, jackets and shorts. All of the lots include free shipping providing buyers a great opportunity to pickup some great inventory for the …

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Macy’s September Auction is Live

Our Macy’s September auction event is live with lots running through Tuesday (9/21/10) and Wednesday (9/22/10) of next week. There is some fantastic inventory live including some top brands. I particularly like: – the assortment of premier handbags, including Chanel and Burberry. – these smaller fine jewelry lots – this lot of Oakley Sunglasses If …

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Why and When to avoid Holding Inventories

Ran across this nice, succinct overview of why companies should implement Liquidation Sales Management Systems like B-Stock’s. Don’t telegraph underlying weakness or problems. Keep inventory clean all the time, not just after the all-too-common end of quarter fire drill. Here is the text of the article: Every business organization that is engaged in manufacturing, trading …

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Gap betting on black

I read this report by Phil Wahba on Gap Inc. today. Two things struck me that I think make it clear why it is so hard to run a fashion retailer well: 1. Wahba reports in the article that Gap is betting on the success of their new “black pants” line. They are preparing an …

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Apple iPods, Garmin Nuvis, HP laptops & more on BStockSupply.com

It is great to see the new inventory that just launched on BStockSupply.com. There is a wide variety of liquidation product from refurbished consumer electronics to power tools and accessories. The electronics include Apple iPods, HP and Asus notebook computers, Asus netbooks and Garmin GPS units. These products are all refurbished and many come with …

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Retail Returns Spell Disaster For Investors

Sobering article by Will Ashworth on the financial side of retail customer returns. He says that, “According to the National Retail Federation, customers returned merchandise valued at $185.5 billion in 2009, approximately 8% of total sales.” Given that most returned product cannot be resold in the store, it often ends up in liquidation. The fact …

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Furniture retailers should replace 35% of merchandise

I just read this article and was shocked (in a ‘wow, how could they let this happen’-way) by the analyst’s assertion that furniture retailers need to replace 35% of the inventory on their showroom floors to ‘freshen up’ the assortment. Companies need to get out in front of this sort of issue rather than react …

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