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Rio 2016 Reverse Logistics

Reverse logistics for the Olympics are underway before the Games have even begun and B-Stock is part of the action. Olympic Sponsor, RGS Events, the official furniture, fixtures and equipment provider of the 2016 Rio Games is currently overseeing all logistics for the furnishings in the Olympic Village athlete apartments (that will accommodate around 18,000 …

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Buy a Piece of the Rio Olympics on our B-Stock Events Marketplace

Furnishings from the athlete apartments at the Rio Olympic Village are currently up for auction via our B-Stock Events marketplace. Olympic Sponsor, RGS Events, the official FF&E Project Manger of the Games, is selling bulk quantities of furniture, fixtures and equipment from the athlete apartments and sporting venues; items to be auctioned include: 20,000 beds, …

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Photos and Video: Rio’s Olympic Village

The Olympic Village will accomodate more than 18,000 people. It consists of 31 new apartment buildings – a massive complex created to make the athletes feel comfortable in their spare time. “We plan to treat the athletes like kings and offer everything so that they don’t need to leave the village. They can go compete …

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How to Reduce Loss for Excess and Returned Merchandise

Consumer behavior is continuing to shift: online spending is rising while brick-and-mortar foot traffic is declining. What’s more, many stores are playing catch-up when it comes to their e-commerce operations or are struggling to compete in a very demanding online environment teeming with competition. All this is forcing many retailers to close physical stores (we’ve …

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Why Independent Retailers Need to Take More Notice of Overstock Auctions

Operating an independent business can be an uphill battle at times, this includes the challenge of obtaining desirable, consistent and well-priced stock capable of fetching a decent profit. What’s more as an independent watch retailer, it’s essential to stand out from the crowd, highlighting the importance to find unique stock that your competitors don’t have …

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Buyer Spotlight: Jay Roberts of Real Deal Warehouse

Around 15% of items are returned to or never sold by retailers; this amounts to hundreds of billions of dollars in merchandise that can’t go back on store or virtual shelves and is slated for the secondary market. This is where B-Stock comes in: we connect retailers’ and manufacturers’ excess merchandise directly to business buyers, …

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