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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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Are You Ready for the Holiday Rush…of Returns?

Consumer electronics will once again top holiday wish lists this year, and while they are highly sought-after, they also boast one of the highest return rates of any product category, as up to 20 percent of CE items are returned. This is due to a number of reasons, including: relaxed cross-channel return policies; the increase in online purchases …

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A Well-Designed Reverse Logistics Plan Starts with a Solid Remarketing Strategy

Lack of innovation over the past few decades around how organizations approach disposing of their returned, excess and obsolete inventory has resulted in billions of dollars lost and can no longer be left to inefficient, reactive or outdated methods. Considering 15 percent of all goods are either returned or never sold to begin with, and …

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The Rise of Cell Phone Buyback Programs and B2B Marketplaces

The explosion of cell phone buyback and trade-in programs have created an influx of used devices available on the secondary market. Over the past couple years a shift has taken place in the way wireless retailers, manufacturers or cell phone buyback companies leverage the secondary market: as a compliment to their already existing programs, many …

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B2B Marketplaces for Trade-In Devices are Cutting Out the Middleman

The explosion of cell phone buyback and trade-in programs have created an influx of secondhand devices available on the market. Historically, wireless retailers, manufacturers, or cell phone buyback companies have either sold these devices to wholesale dealers overseas, direct to U.S. consumers, or to one or two liquidators stateside. Over the past couple years however, …

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Tackling your Liquidation Program with Technology

Around 3.5 billion items are returned to retailers each year adding up to over $260 billion worth of merchandise. A large portion of this inventory can’t go back on store or virtual shelves – due to diminished item condition, damaged packaging or product obsolescence – and is slated for liquidation. Luckily the ‘L word’ (in …

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