How Resellers Can Navigate the Secondary Retail Market

Lots of people make a business out of buying and then reselling liquidation inventory. To be successful, it’s important to learn about the secondary retail market, especially when it comes to sourcing inventory for your business. In this article, we’ll…

Jul 31 2019 · 5 min read

Overstock, Shelf Pulls, Refurbished: Decoding Common Consumer Electronics Conditions

When browsing, bidding, or buying liquidated consumer electronics inventory, you may see merchandise described in terms such as overstock, shelf pulls or refurbished. So, what exactly does that mean? While each retailer will use these terms a little differently and…

Jul 23 2019 · 3 min read

A Guide to Buying Liquidation Apparel, Accessories, & Shoes

It’s a boom…it’s a growth spurt…it’s a full-scale resale revolution hitting the apparel industry! According to a resale report from ThredUp (the world’s largest online thrift and consignment store), the secondary market for apparel is expected to double in five…

Jul 17 2019 · 6 min read

5 Marketing Tips for Reselling Online

Finding and attracting an audience is key to reselling success online. From social media to customer service, there are many parts that make up marketing your brand. And in a sea of online resellers (oftentimes selling the same items as…

Jul 10 2019 · 3 min read

Scratch & Dent, Like New, Salvage: Decoding Common Appliance Conditions

New, scratch & dent, salvage: these are all terms used to describe liquidation appliance merchandise across B-Stock’s network of appliance marketplaces. While each retailer and/or manufacturer will apply these terms a little differently when it comes to their product, we…

Jul 02 2019 · 3 min read

Buying Basics: Common Freight Terms

Shipping is a critical component of the buying process. And if the land of liquidation isn’t new enough for you, enter the world of freight. You will soon discover there are words and terms you may have never heard before!…

Jun 25 2019 · 4 min read

Reselling Online? Boost Sales with Great Photos

There’s a reason they say “a picture is worth a thousand words.” While an accurate product description is important when reselling online, a quality photo can say that much more. Offering potential customers a clear and honest visual representation of…

Jun 18 2019 · 3 min read

4 Tips to Become an Online ‘Power Seller’

The popularity of the resale industry continues to pick up steam. In fact, according to a recent resale report by ThredUp (an online consignment and thrift store), the apparel resale market is expected to reach $51 billion by 2023. This…

Jun 11 2019 · 3 min read

What Dads Want: Stocking up for Father’s Day

Father’s Day spending is expected to reach a record $16 billion this year. An estimated 77% of Americans will celebrate dad, spending an average of $138.97. This holiday is a great way for small businesses and resellers to heat up…

Jun 04 2019 · 3 min read

A Guide to Buying Liquidation Appliances

The liquidation appliance sector is booming, offering great opportunities for small businesses and resellers of used and scratch and dent appliances. Two major reasons for this growth include retail store closings and lenient return policies. With the top seven appliance…

May 28 2019 · 6 min read