B-Stock Blog

B-Stock Solutions’ CEO Howard Rosenberg Recognized as a 2015 “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

B-Stock Solutions, operator of the largest network of B2B liquidation marketplaces, is pleased to announce that its CEO Howard Rosenberg has been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2015 “Pros to Know” list. The Pros to Know awards recognize supply chain executives that are leading initiatives to solve supply chain challenges in today’s global …

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The Benefits of Buying Directly From the Source

Traditional liquidation methods involve layers of middlemen, red tape, product poaching and price mark ups before buyers even have access to the inventory. Luckily this old-school way of doing things is slowly evolving into an efficient B2B model where buyers have access to returned, overstock and excess merchandise directly from the retailer or manufacturer’s private-label, …

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Creating an Impactful Solution for Liquidation of Excess Inventory

Consider this: in 2014 consumers returned a record $284 billion worth of merchandise to retailers. That’s a huge number (about equal to the GDP of Singapore) and it is only going to get bigger due to the continued increase in online sales (which typically bring a higher return rate) and relaxed return policies by retailers to drive …

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Seasonal Returns Provide Great Product-Sourcing Opportunities

Did you know that around 10% of all holiday purchases are returned to retailers in the months following Christmas? Whether buyers’ remorse, relaxed return policies or gift-recipient repugnance, retailers are getting back close to $64 billion in merchandise sold during the holidays; much of which can’t go back on the shelves. All of these returns, however, …

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Best Practices for Returned and Excess Merchandise

In 2014, consumers returned a record $284 billion worth of merchandise to retailers. This number is increasing largely due to the increase in online sales (which typically bring a higher return rate) and relaxed return policies to drive customer loyalty. Lack of innovation over the past 50 years for dealing with consumer-returned and excess inventory …

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Seasonal Returns Provide Great Product Sourcing Opportunities

Despite a recovering economy, US shoppers still found enough money on their credit and debit cards to drop $601.8 billion in retail spending during the recently completed 2014 holiday shopping season per the National Retail Federation. While we can’t know the depth of thought and consideration that took place with those buying decisions, we do …

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How does the shipping process work?

Please refer to the shipping details on any B-Stock Sourcing Network marketplace auction page for specific shipping instructions for that listing. Our marketplaces may have buyer-arranged shipping, calculated shipping costs, and flat rate or free shipping. Most “Buyer Arranges Shipping” auctions of one pallet or more will have a shipping estimate provided by Freightquote.com. This …

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What condition is the merchandise in? Is it all new?

The condition of the merchandise being sold varies depending on the marketplace and individual auctions. The inventory can be anything from new in box to refurbished to salvage condition. Please view the auction page for information for each listing, and visit our “Conditions” page for more information on each condition type.

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