Tag: Excess Inventory

Reevaluate Your Liquidation Plan To Achieve Higher Recovery

By getting smart about the secondary market and looking beyond traditional liquidation methods for customer returns and other excess inventory – like selling offline to one or two buyers – you can create a sophisticated, scalable solution that optimizes your monetization of customer returns and other excess inventory. But what exactly does a successful solution …

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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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How to Start a Smartphone Resale Business

Thinking about buying and selling used smartphones for profit? There has never been a better time to start. Given the anticipated 30 percent growth of the smartphone industry over the next few years and subsequent demand for secondhand devices, there is huge potential to cash in. With a little secondary market know-how including: where to …

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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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Solutions for Excess and Returned Wireless Inventory

Millions of dollars in merchandise is returned to wireless retailers each year. Most of it can’t go back on store shelves due to diminished item condition, damaged packaging or product obsolescence. No matter the reason, that’s a significant amount of idle inventory taking up backroom space and subsequently costing money. Reducing internal time and costs …

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Send It Back: More Online Spending Means More Returns

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a major retailer that doesn’t offer an online platform or store to purchase items from, and for good reason: now more than ever consumers are heading online to make purchases. In fact, current statistics show that 89% of consumers prefer to shop online – not surprisingly – …

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Building a Scalable Liquidation Solution

Relaxed return policies drive customer loyalty but can wreak havoc on reverse logistics. Given the amount of merchandise returned each year is steadily growing (in 2014 it was up 6%), reducing internal costs in the handling of this returned merchandise is critical in today’s competitive retailing environment, especially when it comes to merchandise slated for …

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Our Latest Marketplace: Woot!

We are thrilled to welcome Woot to the B-Stock Sourcing Network! This private-label marketplace will give business buyers around the globe unprecedented access to bulk auction lots of new, in-its-original-packaging, overstock inventory from Woot including: apparel, household goods, recreational equipment and other general merchandise.   Auction lots, which consist of multiple product categories and range …

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Howard Rosenberg Recognized as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Semifinalist

The team at B-Stock would like to congratulate our CEO, Howard Rosenberg, on being recognized as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Semifinalist in Northern California. The annual EY awards program recognizes entrepreneurs from around the country who demonstrate excellence, innovation and commitment to their businesses and communities. Inspired by entrepreneurship early …

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Destination Maternity Has Joined the B-Stock Sourcing Network

We are excited to announce the launch of Destination Maternity’s marketplace on the B-Stock Sourcing Network. This private-label site gives business buyers direct access to Destination Maternity’s customer-returned and overstock apparel including designer maternity clothing and the company’s branded fashions. Bidding for bulk quantities of merchandise is currently open at: https://destinationmaternity.bstocksolutions.com/. Auction lots will be posted …

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