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Meet Natalie Mullin – B-Stock’s Buyer Advocate

Natalie Mullin joined the B-Stock team earlier this year to represent the voice of our Buyers. Her experience in partnership and product marketing is an essential element for B-Stock. Natalie’s goal is to better understand and improve the overall buying experience. This includes focusing on Buyer education, understanding the Buyer journey, and advocating for Buyers …

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B-Stock Receives $65 Million Growth Investment from Spectrum Equity

It’s a big day for all of us at B-Stock. This morning we announced our $65 million investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm. The investment reinforces B-Stock’s 10-year history of profitable growth and will enable us to accelerate our efforts to transform how retailers approach returned, excess, and other liquidation inventory. This …

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How refurbished clothes could become a thing

While the fast fashion industry is struggling to keep the hottest trends on the shelves, the outdoor fashion retailers are taking another angle. Companies like The North Face, REI, and Patagonia all sell high quality gear and clothing for those who love to play outdoors. Their customers also tend to be more environmentally conscious and …

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Stocklots – Eindhoven, Germany – June 20 & 21

B-Stock is headed to Eindhoven, Germany for Stocklots. The Eurotrade Fair is a unique platform that brings together Europe’s largest leading stocklot wholesalers. Take advantage of a comprehensive range of stocklots, overstock, bankruptcy stocks, branded goods and bulk goods at rock-bottom prices! Please join us at Booth G4 and say hello to Ben Whitaker, Director …

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GameStop Increases Buyer Base and Sales Cycle for Trade-in Mobile Phones – Case Study

Challenge GameStop was selling large volumes of previously traded-in mobile phones via negotiated prices to a small group of buyers. As its mobile trade-in business grew, it became clear a more scalable solution was needed. Solution To achieve GameStop’s goals—increase pricing; increase buyer base; implement a scalable platform; maintain complete control of sales—B-Stock built GameStop …

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Discover B-Stock’s Secondary Mobile Marketplace Platform

Secondary Market Insights Secondary mobile market is estimated at $25B – and it is growing in the U.S. Used smartphone market will grow 4-5x faster than overall smartphone market Annual upgrades and trade-in programs have played biggest role in growth The world’s largest wireless manufacturers, carriers, and buyback companies are currently liquidating excess inventory and …

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CEBIT 2018 – Hannover, Germany – June 11 – 15

B-Stock is headed to Hannover, Germany for CEBIT. The festival covers the digitization of business, government, and society featuring exhibits, conferences, and networking. B-Stock will be in attendance and will participate in two different sessions on Wednesday, June 13. Please join us and say hello to Sean Cleland, Director of Mobile and Ben Whitaker, Director …

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How the iPhone X is Holding its Value on the Secondary Market

We launched our first B2B marketplace for trade-in mobile phones in 2014 and have since grown into the world’s largest marketplace for trade-in devices and other mobile accessories.  We’ve seen some interesting trends develop over the years too; most notably the rise of the mobile secondary market and growing demand for refurbished, older model devices …

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B-Stock is in Beast Mode

The B-Stock blog does not make a habit of quoting the Urban Dictionary, but in this case, we’ll make an exception. The proper use of beast mode is, “Dude, you’re not gonna sleep for a week? You are in beast mode.” This phrase aptly describes our HR Manager, Sierra Smith, who has been in beast …

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