Excess Inventory is Hurting Apparel Brands

Over the past several months, we’ve covered the state of excess inventory in apparel retail through the pandemic, and it’s looked bleak. As apparel retailers emerge from a pandemic slumber, they’re facing a harsh reality: Their investments of hundreds of…

Jul 21 2020 · 3 min read

COVID and Conservation Efforts. Are They Tied?

As 2020 kicked off, different brands and retailers were focusing on conservation efforts and gearing initiatives toward a more sustainable future. But as COVID-19 hit, some of those plans were forced to take a backseat to the more immediate needs…

Jun 23 2020 · 3 min read

Apparel Retailers are Holding on to their Excess Inventory to Sell Later. Will it Work?

As retailers and brands continue to deal with the overstock that resulted from closing their stores during the pandemic, some have adopted a new tactic. Rather than deeply discounting and liquidating excess inventory, brands are packing and holding their overstock…

Jun 18 2020 · 3 min read

B-Stock’s Newest Marketplace: Universal Athletic Liquidation Auctions

B-Stock is pleased to announce today the launch of Universal Athletic Liquidation Auctions. This B2B marketplace will give qualified international and U.S. business buyers direct access to bulk quantities of overstock merchandise from ASB Sports. Inventory includes Sporting Goods and…

Jun 04 2020 · 1 min read

Retail Resilience is More than Immediate Recovery—It’s Planning Ahead

One of the many things the current situation has taught businesses worldwide is that in addition to consumer dependency, the supply chain is incredibly fragile. And, a global pandemic that interrupts the proper flow of products today will create a…

Jun 02 2020 · 3 min read

How to Sell Clothes on eBay and Make Money

When it comes to the world of fashion, it’s no secret that the industry is growing at a rapid rate. In 2019, it was estimated that the U.S. apparel market generated approximately $362 billion in revenue and could be worth…

Jun 01 2020 · 6 min read

Sustainability in Today’s Market: A Must for Retailers and Brands

Just as consumer demand leads the course of product development, so too does it guide the course of product disposal. Today, consumers are likely to spend more money with their favorite retailers if those retailers sell secondhand apparel or have…

May 26 2020 · 4 min read

A Look at Sales, Safety, and Strategies for European Apparel Retailers

As the effects of COVID-19 spread around the world, different product categories were disproportionately affected, and the fashion industry was hit particularly hard across Europe as only essential goods were selling. As retailers begin to open over the next few…

May 21 2020 · 3 min read

Watch Webinar: Strategies for Excess Apparel, During + Post COVID

As apparel stores begin to reopen across Europe, it’s likely excess stock is growing in warehouses that will need to be sorted out. Clearance sales aren’t going to be enough, and discount  retailers likely won’t have the capacity or cash…

May 19 2020 · 1 min read

As Apparel Sales Drop, a Pile of Overstock Rises

It wasn’t that long ago that we were talking about post-holiday returns and what apparel retailers could do to tackle them. Holiday returns seem like small potatoes compared to the impact of COVID-19: today, apparel retailers are facing a mounting…

May 14 2020 · 3 min read