B-Stock Blog

Buying Walmart returns

Walmart returns are a great place for businesses in search of bargain inventory for eBay, flea markets, small retail stores or even large clearance chains to start.  In the current economic environment, consumers are looking for ways to save money and offering high quality Walmart returns is a great way to serve that need. The …

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New customer returns liquidation marketplace

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our newest liquidation marketplace.  Essex Bargain Hunt is now liquidating customer retail returns via essexb2b.com. The marketplace offers small, pallet lots that are specifically assembled for eBay sellers all the way up to full truckloads of retail returns.  These lots span a wide range of merchandise …

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September retail sales coming in light

September retail sales came in mixed across the retail landscape. As shown in the Wall Street Journal graphic below, Stage Stores, Gap and Costco all had solid months with same store sales gains of 11%, 6% and 5%, respectively. On the other hand, Kohl’s saw a 2.7% drop in same store sales while Wet Seal …

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Refurbished goods are great for small resellers

Refurbished goods have experienced a major resurgence in popularity among consumers over the past 3-4 years.  More and more, retailers and manufacturers are refurbishing returned products as a way to:  1. capture more value from the returned items and 2. reduce the amount of e-waste they generate by tossing broken returns into the landfill. The …

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B-Stock wins the Gold!!

B-STOCK SOLUTIONS HONORED AS GOLD STEVIE® AWARD WINNER IN 2012 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDSSM Winners in ABA’s First Tech and New Product Awards Announced at Ceremony in San Francisco REDWOOD CITY, CA – September 18, 2012 – B-Stock Solutions was presented with a gold Stevie® Award for the Best New Product or Service for a Supply Chain Management Solution in …

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The B-Stock Sourcing Network is a 2012 American Business (Stevie) Award Finalist!

Thanks to our amazing customers and supporters, the B-Stock Sourcing Network was recently selected as one of 3 finalists in the 2012 American Business Awards in the Supply Chain Management category. The prestigious American Business Awards, also known as the Stevie Awards, has been conferred for achievement in business to organizations and individuals in more …

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CFO’s are looking for efficiencies through technology

Great article today in the Wall Street Journal talking about how CFO’s are becoming more aggressive about spending on technology to promote efficiency in their organizations. According to Andrew Bartels, an analyst at Forrester Research, “CFOs are now being confronted with a handful of technologies that promise to upend the way business has long been …

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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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Wholesale electronics lots via liquidation auctions

We are asked frequently by buyers about how to source “wholesale electronics lots”. Electronics is a category that is extremely attractive to online and offline resellers because the products are in high demand and carry a relatively high price per unit. That means a reseller can make more absolute dollars of profit per transaction, which …

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