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Supply & Demand Chain Executive |

Returns Are at an All-Time High: What’s Your Plan?

Welcome to retail returns season: the first few months of the year when ugly sweaters, problematic consumer electronics, noisy toys and ill-fitting shoes make their way back to retailers or manufacturers with few or no questions asked. This season in particular brought higher return rates due to record-breaking online spending (e-commerce return rates are double …

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Inbound Logistics |

Rethinking Reverse Logistics for Online Apparel Returns

As virtual shopping bags replace physical ones, it’s important for retailers to update their policies and logistics strategies to align with consumer behavior and expectations. This is particularly the case when deciding how to handle apparel returns, which boast one of the highest return rates: One in three purchases are sent back. This trend, and …

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Sourcing Journal Online |

Stores Turn to Secondary Market to Manage Returns

Convenience is often cited as the top reason why shoppers head online rather than in store. But for retailers, this shift results in a few inconvenient truths. First, the shift has resulted in plummeting same-store sales in brick-and-mortar locations. Second, these online transactions all too often become a two-way street. The National Retail Federation says …

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Global Resale Partners with B-Stock Solutions to Launch B2B Marketplace for Pre-Owned Technology Devices

B-Stock Solutions, a technology-enabled service provider powering the largest network of B2B liquidation marketplaces for Fortune 1000 organizations, is pleased to announce the launch of Global Resale’s official B2B liquidation marketplace: Global Resale Liquidation Auctions. This online auction marketplace will give business buyers around the globe direct access to bulk quantities of previously used and …

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B-Stock Solutions Chosen as a 2016 Green Supply Chain Award Winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

B-Stock Solutions, a technology-enabled service company powering the largest global network of B2B liquidation marketplaces, has been named a Green Supply Chain Award winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The award recognizes companies that support sustainability initiatives as a core part of their service offering and allow their customers to achieve measurable goals. …

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CellWorks Unlimited Partners with B-Stock Solutions to Launch B2B Marketplace for Pre-Owned Wireless Devices

B-Stock Solutions, a technology-enabled service provider powering the largest network of B2B liquidation marketplaces for Fortune 1000 organizations, is pleased to announce the launch of CellWorks Unlimited’s official B2B liquidation marketplace: Cellworks Unlimited Liquidation Auctions. This online auction marketplace will give business buyers around the globe direct access to bulk quantities of insurance-grade quality smartphones …

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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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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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