The days are warming, people have cookouts planned, and time off to shop and enjoy sunnier days ahead! This summer you can count on shoppers making up for all the time spent indoors. There’s no better time to start sourcing summer inventory customers will be looking for.

Your reselling business can get ahead and start heating sales up with the right inventory! You can shop in-demand liquidated inventory from nine of the top 10 U.S retailers right here on B-Stock’s marketplaces. We’ll cover the hottest items and categories to source for summer 2021!

Make a splash with the right summer inventory

Home & Garden

Longer days outdoors mean shoppers are looking to upgrade their backyard and patio spaces. That means home & garden inventory like inflatable pool toys, grills, outdoor furniture like lounge chairs, patio umbrellas, and table sets. Don’t forget to refresh your indoor space too! Think brighter colors, bold prints, and warmer tones.

Source interior and exterior summer goods from marketplaces like The Home Depot Liquidation Auctions, Target Auctions Liquidation, and QVC Liquidation Auctions.

Health & Beauty

It’s time to pamper summer skin. Health and beauty essentials like sunscreen, tanning oils, hydrating moisturizers, sprays, allergy medicines, bronzers, razors, and more will be in demand. Make sure your resale business has these items stocked and ready!

Remember, liquidation health & beauty is oftentimes brand new inventory! That makes reselling this kind of merchandise pretty worthwhile when you source brand new, overstock, retail-ready merchandise from sites like ours. Check out summer skincare and beauty must-haves from marketplaces like Unilever Liquidation Auctions, Revlon Brands Auctions, RB Health Liquidation Auctions, and B-Stock Supply.


Whether shoppers are looking for new swimsuits, sandals, beach totes, towels, sundresses, picnic-ready outfits, casual pool attire, or athletic apparel, there is going to be a demand for new wardrobes. The summer season calls for social activities like family vacations and reunions, hiking trips, and beach days. There’s a lot consumers need to dress for!

Keep up with the demand and stock up on the latest summer fashion on marketplaces like Department Store Auctions, Last Chance Auctions, Contemporary Fashion Auctions, Lands’ End Liquidation Auctions, and Universal Athletic Liquidation Auctions (ASB Sports).

Home Improvement

Summer means time off and tackling those project lists. Whether that’s an extreme patio makeover or finally attending to those garden beds, DIY-enthusiasts will be on the hunt for home improvement inventory. Make sure you have tools, small appliances, kitchen & bath, and other hardware readily available so you can help make customer’s renovation dreams come to life.

Keep tabs on marketplaces like Signature Hardware Liquidation Auctions, Walmart Liquidation Auctions, and Lowe’s Liquidation to prepare for the home improvement rush this summer season is sure to bring!


Put the finishing touch on home improvement projects with great appliances. Washers, dryers, dishwashers, ovens/stoves/cooktops, refrigerators, and freezers all do well on the secondary market and quite literally never go out of style.

Keep those beverages cold on hot summer days and let customers BBQ to their heart’s content by visiting marketplaces like Best Buy Liquidation Auctions, Sears Overstock Auctions, and GE Appliances Liquidation Auctions.


Speaking of summer inventory – don’t forget grocery! Stock up on snacks and sweet treats like ice cream, granola bars, nut clusters, and beverages for summer camp/ day camps, overnight trips, long car rides, and other outdoor activities.

Carry the snacks and grocery items your buyers are looking for by visiting KIND Snacks Auctions, Unilever Liquidation Auctions, and Walgreens Liquidation Auctions.

Sporting Goods & Toys

People are rushing outdoors which makes sporting goods a must! Items like bikes, basketballs, camping equipment, and other athletic equipment are good to have on hand for customers. Toys will also be essential for the kiddos on summer break looking to be entertained!

Head over to DICK’s Sporting Goods Liquidations, Walmart Liquidation Auctions, and Amazon Liquidation Auctions for mixed lots and customer-returned inventory.

Shipping considerations

With all these new inventory ideas, you’re probably ready to start sourcing, right? Right! Remember, because each retailer has its own shipping practices and policies it’s important to read individual auction details carefully! Also, because B-Stock does not house or handle any of the merchandise, we do not manage or organize shipping. We do, however, aim to make it as easy and streamlined as possible for our buyers. Learn how you can save on shipping here!

Buying on B-Stock Europe? Here are 3 ways to save money on shipping for you to check out! EU/UK buyers should plan on sourcing early so there aren’t delays in receiving summer inventory. Due to Brexit, some of the bidding and shipping requirements on our marketplaces have changed. Please check this page frequently for new updates regarding your favorite B-Stock marketplaces.

Start sourcing for summer early!

You might be tempted to run off to the beach yourself, but don’t forget to start sourcing your summer inventory first. You want to stay ahead of your competition and be stocked and ready for when summer hits! Your resale business can source all the summer essentials that customers are looking for on B-Stock. Spring into summer now!

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