Tag: Reverse Logistics

B-Stock to Present at SCOPE Supply Chain Conference

B-Stock is heading to the SCOPE supply chain conference next week in downtown Los Angeles. 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. The conference is held each fall and spring and …

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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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Happy returns? Maybe for the consumer.

In an effort to drive customer loyalty retailers and manufacturers are stepping up their game when it comes to the ease of returning items: special ‘returns’ entrances, pop up kiosks at the mall for items purchased online, year-long deadlines and label-free returns are among the options. But a happy return for the customer is a …

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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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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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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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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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E-commerce returns are on the rise: what’s your reverse logistics plan?

There has been a lot of talk lately in the logistics community about the surge in e-commerce returns: a recent report from CBRE noted that they are growing at a 15-percent annual rate and in 2015 around 30 percent of online purchases were returned. Those are some pretty big numbers that can’t be ignored. What’s …

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