The Ebay Veteran Cashing In On The $369 Billion Returns Boom

Howard Rosenberg takes a moment to sift through the inventory of America’s rejects. It’s mid-December and the holiday shopping spree is at a fevered pitch, but inside this 120,000-square-foot warehouse on the outskirts of Phoenix, a hodge-podge collection of returned items…

Jan 09 2020 · 1 min read

US retail: many unhappy returns

Americans returned 11 per cent of purchases in 2018, according to the National Retail Federation. Based on annual retail sales…

Jan 07 2020 · 1 min read

Commentary: Taming the tsunami of post-holiday ecommerce returns

With each year and each holiday shopping season that passes, global retail ecommerce sales attain a new record. According to forecasts…

Jan 07 2020 · 1 min read

What Will the Red Carpet Look Like in 2020?

The 2020 red carpet season officially kicks off with Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony in Los Angeles. What’s changed in the…

Jan 05 2020 · 1 min read

Christmas shoppers, don’t make these costly mistakes when returning your gifts

The holiday shopping season is over, which means it’s time to prepare for another annual ritual that doesn’t get as…

Dec 27 2019 · 1 min read

Here’s How Many Holiday Gifts Will Be Returned

Most Americans (77%) said they expect to return at least some of the gifts they received during the holiday season,…

Dec 27 2019 · 1 min read

How Inventory Liquidators Benefit From Strong Holiday Spending

Returns are an inevitable part of holiday shopping, and this year, shoppers are forecasted to bring back a whopping $90 billion to…

Dec 24 2019 · 1 min read

Returns the new normal for Target, Best Buy and the rest of retail

With presents unwrapped, now comes the least fun part: holiday shopping returns. Consumers return more items during and after the…

Dec 24 2019 · 1 min read

The $100 billion reason not to return gifts this holiday season

It’s not just your family: Returning presents has become a holiday tradition in the United States. This year, $100 billion worth of…

Dec 20 2019 · 1 min read

For Retailers, $42B in Returns Is the Downside of Doing Big Business This Holiday Season

After a rough few years marked by frantic digital disruption, many traditional retailers are finally getting a handle on omnichannel selling. But…

Dec 20 2019 · 1 min read