Tag: liquidation 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 Traditional methods for selling liquidation inventory are becoming increasingly outdated; there is a more profitable way to recover revenue on overstock, damaged or returned products.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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In an increasingly volatile retail climate, strategic liquidation matters

The brick and mortar breakdown continues: last week we read about another teen-apparel company fighting for survival (joining a growing list of major chains struggling to stay afloat in today’s fickle retail environment). The clear culprit is the shift in consumer behavior from in-store to online and the inability of these once-popular stores to keep …

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New Auction Submission Tool Launches on B-Stock Supply

Our latest technology release makes uploading auction listings on B-Stock Supply a breeze. With our new Manifest Template, Supply sellers can make edits, search and sort through their manifest listings with ease (we’ll even calculate totals for you– no need to do the math or apply formulas!). We’ve also created an online portal that allows …

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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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Buyer Spotlight: Scott Fitzgerald, President of The Curb

From buyer’s remorse to buying the wrong size, make or model, consumers are fickle creatures, returning around 3.5 billion items a year – a lot of which can’t go back on store or virtual shelves and are slated for liquidation. B-Stock connects this excess merchandise directly to a global base of business buyers, including one …

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Our Latest Marketplace: Groupon Goods

  We are thrilled to welcome Groupon Goods to the B-Stock Sourcing Network! This private-label marketplace will give business buyers around the globe unprecedented access to customer-returned and overstock inventory from Groupon Goods including: apparel, electronics, housewares, toys and other general merchandise from top European brands. The launch of this marketplace marks B-Stock’s first expansion …

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Almo’s Marketplace Now Auctioning Merchandise from Dallas Facility

As part of our ongoing partnership with Almo Corporation, we’re happy to expand our service offering to accommodate returned and excess merchandise from the company’s Dallas-based facility. Now qualified business buyers have an even greater opportunity to source products including name-brand appliances, top consumer electronics brands, and home and garden products directly from the largest …

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The Benefits of Buying Directly From the Source

Traditional liquidation methods involve layers of middlemen, red tape, product poaching and price mark ups before buyers even have access to the inventory. Luckily this old-school way of doing things is slowly evolving into an efficient B2B model where buyers have access to returned, overstock and excess merchandise directly from the retailer or manufacturer’s private-label, …

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