Introducing Our Newest Marketplace: Unilever Liquidation Auctions

B-Stock is pleased to announce today the launch of Unilever Liquidation Auctions – the official liquidation channel of AXE, Dove, TRESemmé, Suave, Caress, Degree, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond’s, Clear, Vaseline, TIGI, Q-Tips, Simple, St. Ives, and Schmidt’s – with more brands…

Dec 03 2019 · 2 min read

How to Recover from Returns this Holiday Season

This week marks the official kickoff of the holiday season as Thanksgiving gives way to another marathon of deals and shopping. Between Thursday and Monday, an estimated 165.3 million people are planning to shop this week, with some 114.6 million…

Nov 27 2019 · 2 min read

For Retailers Looking To Score Big This Holiday Shopping Season, Brand Loyalty Is Key

Forty-one percent of Americans are more likely to buy from brands that they love when shopping for gifts during the holiday season, according to Yotpo’s annual brand loyalty survey. And, the majority of consumers consider themselves more brand loyal now…

Nov 25 2019 · 3 min read

Online Retailers: It’s Time To Gear Up For The Condensed Holiday Shopping Season

The 2019 holiday shopping season is shaping up to be another blockbuster year as Adobe Analytics predicts every day in November and December is likely to surpass $1 billion in online sales for the first time ever. With a condensed…

Nov 15 2019 · 3 min read

Marketplace Spotlight: Essendant Liquidation Auctions

Have you heard of Essendant? If not, as a small business owner buying on the B-Stock network, you should absolutely get to know them! Essendant Liquidation Auctions is a highly-rated marketplace for all office goods. From ground-up construction equipment to…

Nov 14 2019 · 3 min read

Playbook: How An Online Marketplace Can Solve Your Post-Holiday Returns Problem

The holiday season is right around the corner and will mark a huge boost in revenue for most retailers. But on the heels of the biggest shopping season of the year comes a barrage of returned merchandise that will end…

Nov 05 2019 · 2 min read

Holiday returns are on the horizon….what’s your plan?

Goodbye jack o’lanterns and Halloween candy; hello holiday shopping season. November 1 marked the official start of the holidays: that special time of year when retailers hope to incentivize shoppers to spend, spend, spend! Though Thanksgiving weekend is when the…

Nov 01 2019 · 4 min read

The Refurbished Electronics Market: What To Know And How To Succeed

The refurbished electronics market is bigger than you might think. By latest estimates, it’s valued to be a $10 billion industry—and that’s only expected to grow as consumers realize that refurbished cell phones, laptops and TVs can provide quality products…

Oct 24 2019 · 4 min read

Are You Ready For A Blockbuster Halloween Shopping Season? Here’s How To Prepare.

Halloween consumer spending is expected to reach near-record highs again this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey. Americans are expected to spend an average of $86.27, or $8.8 billion total, which equates to the third-largest amount…

Oct 22 2019 · 3 min read

Is Your Retail Business Prepared To Handle The Backlash Of Unprecedented Returns This Holiday Shopping Season?

For many retailers, the holiday shopping season can account for up to 30 percent of total annual revenue. While that’s an incredible windfall in a short amount of time, the holidays also see an uptick in returns as people send…

Oct 18 2019 · 3 min read