B-Stock Blog

STORE 2018 – Toronto, Canada – May 29 & 30

B-Stock is headed to Toronto, Canada for the STORE 2018 May 29 & 30. STORE is Retail Council of Canada’s annual two-day conference. With an agenda and networking opportunities targeted to the unique needs of the dynamic retail industry in Canada, STORE is the must-attend event of the season. Please join us at Booth #226 …

Read More
Posted in: Our Blog | Tagged

Retailers Need a Liquidation Solution for Returned Items

The news no online retailer wants to hear: around 30% of all online purchases are returned. What’s more, nearly half of all consumers will at one point return something they purchased online. For the 2017 holiday season, it was estimated that online holiday sales would rise 13.8% to $107.4 billion; imagine having a third of that …

Read More
Posted in: Our Blog

Mobile Buyer Spotlight: Elizabeth Chen — Trillion Trade

The secondary mobile market is estimated at $25B and it is growing in the U.S. and worldwide. The used smartphone market will grow 4 to 5 times faster than the overall smartphone market with annual upgrades and trade-in programs playing the biggest role in this growth. To provide an idea of just how large the …

Read More
Posted in: Our Blog

Where the U.S. Shops for Clothes

A recent study was published showing where Americans shop for clothes. The answer may or may not surprise you, with Walmart, Amazon, Target, and Kohl’s in the top spots. These retailers are all known for values and deals. Walmart and Amazon are also leading the charge in online grocery sales, putting them in dominant positions …

Read More
Posted in: Our Blog | Tagged

Buyers Want These 3 Things From Sellers

It was Sun Tzu who once said, “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” And it was Sensei Wu who once said, “The best way to defeat your enemy is to make them your friend.” While one of those philosophers wrote the Art of …

Read More
Posted in: Our Blog

B-Stock Supply Listings Team Spotlight

B-Stock Supply Listings is a remote based team led by Erin Keith out of Northwest Florida near Pensacola. Erin has been with B-Stock since 2014 when the Supply marketplace was just ramping up. “I can remember when I first started we would create around 50 listings on Supply per day and now we are creating …

Read More
Posted in: Our Blog | Tagged

Our Newest Mobile Marketplace: Select Mobile Auctions

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our newest marketplace for mobile devices: Select Mobile Auctions. The B2B marketplace for a large OEM will offer qualified U.S.-based buyers bulk quantities of smartphones from various manufacturers. The devices available on the marketplace have been previously used and will come from various sources including customer trade-ins and …

Read More
Posted in: Buyer Resources, Our Blog | Tagged

Online Grocery Sales Increase

It’s not just apparel, mobile devices, appliances, and TBYB business models that are increasing emphasis on online sales. Top grocers are also focused on online sales in response to an increase of consumer interest. A recent report found that most (67%) of online grocery shoppers began shopping online in the past year in order to …

Read More
Posted in: Our Blog