iPhone 11 Hits Secondary Market

As new models like the iPhone 11 launch, trade-in rates of older phones rise; a majority of these devices are then pushed to secondary sales channels. On the heels of the iPhone 11 release, the data generated across B-Stock’s B2B…

Jan 09 2020 · 2 min read

We’ve got 2020 Vision on the Mobile Market, and it’s Growing to $355 Billion

The number of smartphones being used around the world is estimated to hit 6 billion by 2021, with expected revenue of $355 billion by the end of 2020. It’s official! Cell phones have replaced the PC as the most important…

Jan 03 2020 · 4 min read

Brace Yourselves: Returns are Coming

‘Twas the week after Christmas, and all through the land, Came the millions of shoppers, returns in their hands. Ah, the holidays. A time of snowstorms, blowing budgets and shopping, shopping, SHOPPING. If Santa were real, he’d surely need to…

Dec 27 2019 · 3 min read

When it Comes to Holiday Shopping, There’s No Such Thing As Final Purchase

As the retail market takes a shift, so too does the way consumers purchase goods. Today, it seems like nothing is final when it comes to buying and returning gifts. Example: 77 percent of shoppers are anticipating returning some of…

Dec 23 2019 · 3 min read

New is Out and Used is In for Gifting

According to a recent study, 61 percent of American consumers are comfortable with receiving a used gift—especially if the item is rare or difficult to find—and Millennials and Gen Z’ers are embracing the movement at a quicker pace than older…

Dec 19 2019 · 3 min read

The Mighty Rise in Off-Price Retail

In the apocalyptic retail era of mall and department store closures, one segment is thriving. Off-price retailers—or stores that sell high-quality goods at low prices—are forging ahead and growing. These shops, which typically sell last season’s items or a variety…

Dec 17 2019 · 3 min read

5 Things to Keep in Mind When it Comes to 5G

Over the past several years, new mobile phones have seen a steady decline in sales. As devices offer less for more, consumers are refusing to fork out more money for limited improvements and features, opting to keep their phones until…

Dec 12 2019 · 3 min read

Is it the End of Retail as We Know It?

This holiday season so far has seen record-breaking purchases, but a wave of store closures is still underway as digital claims more terrain in shopping. With stores like Payless shuttering 2,300 locations just last year—and Walgreens, H&M, and Charlotte Russe…

Dec 10 2019 · 3 min read

Bigger Buys, Bigger Returns, Bigger Challenges for Furniture E-Commerce

As buyers become more comfortable with online shopping, the medium keeps expanding to more and more options. Need a computer? Click. A new phone? Click. New clothes and shoes? Click and click. But the online market is no longer limited…

Dec 06 2019 · 3 min read

Main Course of Mobile Shopping With a Side of Turkey

Thanksgiving weekend has passed, and turkeys weren’t the only things that came in hot. The overconsumption of food and products we may or may not have needed is behind us, and as another frenzy of food and shopping comes to…

Dec 04 2019 · 2 min read