B-Stock Blog

Avoid a Hoverboard Meltdown when Sourcing Inventory

Many online merchants take advantage of secondary markets where they can acquire overstock, returned, or refurbished inventory to sell on marketplaces like eBay and Amazon. But the recent hoverboard scare raises important issues about product safety and seller liability. As we reported on Monday, Amazon has restricted the sale of hoverboards, while Overstock has banned …

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Environmental Stewardship is Good Business

And now, here’s a look at our other Green Supply Chain Award winners: B-Stock helped clients ditch traditional methods, including landfills, and replace them with a sustainable solution in the form of a B2B liquidation marketplace. This enabled the recycling, repurposing, reuse or resale of more than 24 million items. In the past 18 months …

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Our Latest Marketplace: Boise Paper

We are happy to welcome Boise Paper to the B-Stock Sourcing Network. This B2B marketplace will give buyers direct access to surplus and off-quality paper products from Boise Paper including: office-grade paper, printing paper, and converting paper in either sheeted or roll form. The products range in condition from light use to damaged and are …

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Reevaluate Your Liquidation Plan To Achieve Higher Recovery

By getting smart about the secondary market and looking beyond traditional liquidation methods for customer returns and other excess inventory – like selling offline to one or two buyers – you can create a sophisticated, scalable solution that optimizes your monetization of customer returns and other excess inventory. But what exactly does a successful solution …

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Don’t Just Liquidate, Seek Scalable Solutions

Relaxed return policies create a competitive advantage for retailers but can wreak havoc on reverse logistics. Each year, consumers return hundreds of billions of dollars in merchandise, most of which can’t go back on the shelf due to diminished item condition, damaged packaging, or product obsolescence. No matter the reason, that’s a significant amount of …

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As holiday shopping kicks into full gear; returns are right around the corner. Are you ready?

As we head into Thanksgiving weekend, the holiday shopping season officially kicks into full swing with more than 135 million Americans planning to take advantage of deals that retailers have in store and online. Black Friday has turned into Grey Thursday (more retailers than ever are opening their doors to bargain hunters on Thanksgiving Day) …

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Congratulations to the 2015 Green Award Winners

The 2015 Green Supply Chain Awards recognize companies that are making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and/or supply chains, in the areas of sourcing/procurement, fulfillment/logistics, operations, product lifecycle management and other areas of the supply chain. The awards …

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B-Stock is a Green Supply Chain Award Winner!

Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine just announced its 2015 Green Supply Chain Award winners and we are pleased to have been among the companies recognized for their sustainable business models and strategies. B-Stock was selected for providing green reverse supply chain solutions for our hundreds of clients in the form of B2B marketplaces that …

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B-Stock Solutions Chosen as a 2015 Green Supply Chain Award Winner By Supply & Demand Chain Executive

B-Stock Solutions, a technology-enabled service company powering the largest global network of B2B liquidation marketplaces, has been named a Green Supply Chain Award winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The award recognizes companies making sustainability a core part of their business strategy or service offering. B-Stock was selected for providing green reverse supply chain …

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Recouping Value for Returned Consumer Electronics

Consumer electronics boast one of the highest return rates of any product category. Relaxed return policies, the increase in online purchases, and buyer’s remorse are among the reasons that up to 20 percent of CE items are returned. Buyer frustration also plays a big role: the average person will spend 20 minutes trying to get …

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