Tag: Excess Inventory

Meet our buyers: 100,000+ spanning 130 countries

In every major city around the world there are businesses that purchase customer-returned and excess inventory for resale. This “secondary market” represents over 3% of the U.S. economy and is growing 8% annually. Historically, large liquidators were the only channel retailers and manufacturers had to offload merchandise into the secondary market; resulting in low recovery …

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The Best Way to Sell Excess Inventory

To remain competitive in today’s fickle retail environment, you need to stay ahead of the times—this includes finding new and better ways to handle returned and excess inventory. Traditional methods for selling liquidation inventory are becoming increasingly outdated; there is a more profitable way to recover revenue on overstock, damaged or returned products. Read on …

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Meet the Latest Addition to the Forbes Tech Council

An invitation to the Forbes Technology Council means you’ll be joining the ranks of  Oracle, Salesforce, Cisco, Thomson Reuters, and many more highly successful technology leaders. It’s a prestigious council – members are often published in Forbes – and we’re pleased to report that B-Stock’s own Vice President of Engineering, Ivaylo Iliev, has recently been …

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Our Newest Marketplace: Best Buy Liquidation Auctions

B-Stock is pleased to have partnered with Best Buy to launch Best Buy Liquidation Auctions. This B2B liquidation marketplace will give qualified business buyers direct access to bulk quantities of customer-returned and overstock appliances including: stoves, washers/dryers, refrigerators, and dishwashers. The products available on the marketplace will are being offered in LTL and truckload quantities. …

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How Online Marketplaces are Changing the Way Retailers Approach Liquidation

It might be part revolution and part evolution but there’s no doubt that the online marketplace model is transforming the entire retail sector: retailers can offer more products to a larger buyer base while consumers enjoy a convenient one-stop-shopping experience. Just as online marketplaces have improved the sales process of A-stock, so have they revolutionized …

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Rethinking Recovery: Don’t Fight The OLD; Build The NEW

Per Socrates: the secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. While he may not have been talking specifically about reverse logistics and liquidation, the sentiment still applies. Think about it: lack of innovation over the past few decades around how organizations approach …

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Why Liquidation is Worth Worrying About

Every company has liquidation inventory: returned, excess, obsolete or damaged merchandise that can’t go back on store shelves. Though most organizations would rather not admit they have a need for it, liquidation is the rule – not the exception – in retail. Given how competitive retailing is today, the ability to squeeze margin out of …

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B-Stock Partners with MyUS, Enabling More Purchasing Power for International Buyers

At B-Stock we’re always looking for ways to simplify the purchasing process for our buyers, this includes helping save our customers – located outside of the US – money on international shipping charges. Today, we’re pleased to announce our partnership with MyUS, the world’s largest package consolidation company. Through MyUS’ service offering, international buyers will …

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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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B-Stock to Exhibit at SCOPE

B-Stock is heading to SCOPE next week, May 1-3, in Schaumburg, IL. SCOPE is the supply chain industry’s leading executive level conference that connects supply chain executives at Fortune 500 organizations with top solution providers to learn about their latest technology and innovations. This is our third time exhibiting at SCOPE and we look forward …

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