Tag: B2B Marketplace

B-Stock Heads to RILA’s Retail Supply Chain Conference

This week B-Stock will be at RILA’s annual Retail Supply Chain Conference. The show, put on by the Retail Industry Leaders Association, connects people and businesses within the retail supply industry, enabling evolution and innovation. This year is especially exciting, as our own Eric Moriarty will be speaking on a panel: New Frontiers in Reverse …

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Our Newest Marketplace: Global Resale Liquidation Auctions

We are pleased to announce the launch of Global Resale’s B2B liquidation marketplace on B-Stock Sourcing. Global Resale Liquidation Auctions will give buyers access to bulk quantities of previously traded-in, tested and data-wiped technology devices including: cell phones, laptops, desktops, tablets, data center equipment and electronics parts. All the devices have undergone a meticulous testing …

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Gift giving is over; let the gift returning begin

Christmas might be over but National Returns Day (coined by UPS) is upon us. When all is done, around $65 billion in merchandise will come back to retailers post holiday; a significant blow to the bottom line without a proper strategy in place. Consider this: Return rates double around the holidays It costs double the …

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Seller Spotlight: Kingdom Supply

Hundreds of sellers – ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small retailers – use the B-Stock Supply marketplace to sell bulk lots of inventory directly to business buyers. One such company is Kingdom Supply, a family-owned wholesale company specializing in wireless and consumer electronics accessories. Kingdom Supply was established in 2015 by father-sons team Steve, …

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday With a Side of Buyer’s Remorse

Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday shopping season and the outlook for retailers this year is positive: sales are expected to increase anywhere from 4 to 10 percent with the average shopper predicted to spend around $1,000 (on gifts for others and gifts-to-self). Between Grey Thursday, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber …

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Our Newest Marketplace: CellWorks Unlimited

We are pleased to welcome CellWorks Unlimited to the B-Stock Sourcing Network. This B2B liquidation marketplace will give buyers access to bulk quantities of pre-owned and thoroughly tested smartphones from top brands including: Apple, LG, Samsung, and Motorola. The devices, all previously traded-in, have undergone a meticulous grading and quality control process and range in …

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Auction Wrap Up

Of all the records broken during the Rio Olympic Games, we were most interested in the record set for largest Olympic Village. Why? B-Stock was responsible for the B2B marketplace that auctioned off the furniture and fixtures from the 3600 athlete apartments. At the height of the Games over 18,000 people, including athletes and coaches …

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See you at CTIA Super Mobility 2016!

Our team is looking forward to making the trip out to Las Vegas on September 7 for CTIA Super Mobility 2016. This is our third year attending the show that connects professionals across the mobile landscape and features the technology, people and ideas driving every aspect of the evolving wireless ecosystem. Mobile is a huge …

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Liquidation vs. Wholesale: What’s the Difference?

There is often confusion on how liquidation and wholesale differ (or if they do at all). In fact, there is a huge difference between the two. Read on for overview of both. Liquidation typically means an organization is trying to turn excess, overstock, or obsolete assets into cash, quickly. For retailers, obsolete merchandise costs money …

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Online apparel is booming. What does that mean for returns?

Billions of dollars of apparel sales are moving from brick and mortar to online: the big shift – according to Internet Retailer – occurred last year when web sales of apparel grew 20.4% versus 1% for physical stores. In one year “the web’s share of U.S. apparel sales grew to 17.9% from 15.5%” and that …

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