B-Stock: Connecting Retail Buyers to Sellers with No Middleman

B-Stock was founded a little over 10 years ago and since then has become the world’s leading liquidation platform that moves billions of dollars worth of returned, excess, and other liquidation inventory from the largest retailers. Much of that success…

Jul 01 2019 · 5 min read

How Fast Fashion Impacts the Secondary Retail Market

In the world of fast fashion, retailers need to keep the inventory moving. Fashion trends are no longer seasonal or annual. Changes in fashion now happen weekly: specialty retailers like H&M and Zara receive new shipments of clothes every week.…

Jun 27 2019 · 3 min read

Digital Flipbook: Five Ways To Offset Loss For Excess Inventory + Protect Your Brand

When it comes to excess merchandise challenges – due to store closures or high rates of shelf pulls, overstocks, and customer returns – every retailer and manufacturer should have a secondary market solution. The best ones allow for a fast…

Jun 25 2019 · 1 min read

Nine of the Top 10 Retailers Liquidate with B-Stock. Here’s Why.

With online sales rapidly increasing year over year, so are returns: around 30% of all online sales are sent back. This combined with excess inventory woes—faced by many of today’s brick and mortar retailers—is creating a backlog of inventory piling…

Jun 24 2019 · 4 min read

2019 Update on Overstocked Home Furnishings

Quick Facts on Home Improvement Stores: Generated $188.0 billion in revenue in 2018 Annual growth rate averaging 1.9% for the five years to 2019 Growth of 0.9% projected for the next five years (data provided by IBISWorld) The Home Furnishings…

Jun 21 2019 · 3 min read

French Retailers Must Seek Alternative to Destroying Unsold Goods

The French government recently passed a law that will require retailers and manufacturers to donate, reuse, or recycle unsold goods. This new law, which goes into effect 2023, will have a deep impact on the current practice of destroying unsold…

Jun 18 2019 · 2 min read

Launching a Private Liquidation Marketplace with B-Stock: What to Expect

When you partner with B-Stock on a B2B liquidation solution, you can solve many problems at once: reduce warehouse space, increase pricing on your liquidation inventory, and keep supply chains moving. Before that can happen though, there are a few…

Jun 06 2019 · 3 min read

Mobile Secondary Market: Q1 2019 Insights

The world’s largest wireless manufacturers, carriers, and trade-in companies are currently leveraging B-Stock’s B2B marketplace platform for their trade-in and excess mobile devices and accessories. Across our network of mobile marketplaces over 3 million phones and 5 million accessories are…

Jun 04 2019 · 1 min read

How marketplace sellers encourage repeat purchases

Quick Facts: It is five times more expensive to acquire a new customer than it is to sell to an existing one Harvard Business Review says that a 5% increase in customer retention could lead to 95% profit increase Some…

May 31 2019 · 5 min read

Meet B-Stock at DELIVER in Lisbon

B-Stock’s EMEA team is heading to DELIVER in Lisbon June 5 & 6. DELIVER brings together the world’s largest and most iconic e-commerce retailers to foster meaningful relationships. B-Stock’s EMEA Director, Ben Whitaker and Head of Business Development EU, Giorgio…

May 29 2019 · 2 min read