At B-Stock we do our best to create an open B2B marketplace where sellers can connect with buyers to move out whatever returned and unsold items they have on hand. For various reasons, however, there are some types of items that we are unable to post for auction.

All items can be classified as either allowed, restricted, or banned. Learn more about these classifications below.

What Items Am I Allowed to Sell?

With some exceptions that we’ll cover below, items from the following categories are generally fine to sell through the B-Stock platform:

  • Apparel, Footwear & Accessories
  • Appliances
  • Automotive Supplies
  • Books, Movies & Music*
  • Cellular devices*
  • Computer, Equipment & Software*
  • Consumer Electronics*
  • Furniture
  • Groceries
  • Health & Beauty*
  • Home & Garden
  • Industrial Equipment & Building
  • Jewelry & Watches
  • Office Supplies & Equipment
  • Sports and Outdoors
  • Toys, Kids & Baby
  • TVs

*Note that some limitations on these categories may apply

What Items Are Restricted?

While the categories above cover inventory that our partners can sell freely, there are several types of items that only vetted accounts are allowed to sell—we refer to these as restricted.

Restricted items include:

  • Apple-branded accessories (cables, earbuds, chargers, pens, etc.)
  • Samsung-branded accessories (cables, earbuds, chargers, pens, etc.)
  • JBL products
  • Harman Kardon products
  • Beats audio products
  • Branded SD cards (such SanDisk and Samsung—generic cards are permitted)

If you are interested in getting approval to sell any of these restricted items on our platform, please reach out to your Account Manager or our Seller Support team for more information.

What Items are Banned?

Finally, there are several types of items that you can never sell through the B-Stock platform. As a general rule, this list contains anything controversial, heavily regulated, illegal, or illegally acquired.

Banned items include:

  • Alcohol
  • Ammunition
  • Amway products
  • CBD oil
  • Cellular devices (blacklisted)
  • Digital downloads and product keys
  • Dyson hair products (dryers, straighteners, “Airwrap” stylers, etc.)
  • E-cigarettes
  • Expired condoms
  • Expired medications (including over-the-counter varieties)
  • Firearms
  • Firearm magazines and magazine loaders
  • Flammables
  • Hookah products
  • Knives
  • Lockpick tools
  • Pepper spray
  • Perfume (impression or generic)
  • PopSockets (or any brands with this mechanism)
  • Stethoscopes (Littmann or other brands)
  • Stun guns
  • Tasers
  • Tobacco Products

Finally, please note that these lists may not be exhaustive and that items can be added or removed at any time in compliance with the law or at B-Stock’s discretion.

If you have questions regarding anything mentioned in this resource, please contact your account manager or the Seller Support Team today.

Editorial Team


B-Stock Editorial Team

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