B-Stock Blog

B-Stock Selected as a SupplyChainBrain "Great Supply Chain Partner"

We are pleased to be one of SupplyChainBrain’s “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” for 2015. The list of 100 is the result of a six-month process where supply chain professionals were asked to nominate service providers whose solutions have made a significant business impact. B-Stock was nominated by one of our clients for implementing a …

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Send It Back: More Online Spending Means More Returns

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a major retailer that doesn’t offer an online platform or store to purchase items from, and for good reason: now more than ever consumers are heading online to make purchases. In fact, current statistics show that 89% of consumers prefer to shop online – not surprisingly – …

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Amazon's Woot launches a B2B auction site for excess merchandise

Woot, a daily-deal retail site and Amazon.com Inc. subsidiary, recently launched a business-to-business e-marketplace—Woot Liquidation Auctions—where merchants and other businesses can buy excess merchandise. The online B2B auction site, developed by B-Stock Solutions and located online at Woot.BStockSolutions.com, allows business buyers to bid on new, excess merchandise. Businesses can buy anything on the site from a …

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Rethinking Recovery: Using Data and Technology to Tackle Customer Returns and Overstock

Retailers and manufacturers liquidate more than 95 percent of customer returns and overstock inventory on the secondary market, making it very important for them to be smart about liquidation and perhaps rethink whatever program(s) they have in place. Traditional liquidation methods, including selling this distressed inventory to one or two liquidators, always leave money on …

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Building a Scalable Liquidation Solution

Relaxed return policies drive customer loyalty but can wreak havoc on reverse logistics. Given the amount of merchandise returned each year is steadily growing (in 2014 it was up 6%), reducing internal costs in the handling of this returned merchandise is critical in today’s competitive retailing environment, especially when it comes to merchandise slated for …

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Sifting Through the Bad and the Ugly to Get to the Good

When you consider that over $260 billion worth of merchandise is returned each year – a lot of which can’t go back on the shelves – that’s a huge amount of inventory lying idle. But one company’s headache is another’s opportunity, and for smaller, independent retailers, there has never been a better time to source …

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Woot Partners with B-Stock Solutions to Launch B2B Marketplace

B-Stock Solutions today announced the launch of Woot’s official liquidation marketplace, Woot Liquidation Auctions. This B2B online auction site will give business buyers around the globe direct access to overstock inventory including apparel, home and garden, tools, recreational equipment and other general merchandise from Woot.com. The merchandise is new, in its original packaging and will …

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Woot Partners with B-Stock to Launch Branded B2B Marketplace for Overstock Merchandise

B-Stock Solutions, a technology provider powering the largest network of B2B liquidation marketplaces for Fortune 1000 organizations, is pleased to announce the launch of Woot’s official liquidation marketplace, Woot Liquidation Auctions. This B2B online auction site will give business buyers around the globe direct access to overstock inventory including apparel, home and garden, tools, recreational …

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Our Latest Marketplace: Woot!

We are thrilled to welcome Woot to the B-Stock Sourcing Network! This private-label marketplace will give business buyers around the globe unprecedented access to bulk auction lots of new, in-its-original-packaging, overstock inventory from Woot including: apparel, household goods, recreational equipment and other general merchandise.   Auction lots, which consist of multiple product categories and range …

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