From IoT to IoT… Wait What? Upcoming Consumer Electronic Trends

CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2020 happened last week, and it unveiled trends to watch in the upcoming years. One thing is for sure—the resounding shift is now not just based in the Internet of Things, but in the Intelligence of…

Jan 17 2020 · 3 min read

Watch: Live Video Chat: Consumer Electronics Secondary Market Insights

Around 20% of consumer electronics purchases are returned: the biggest drivers include customer dissatisfaction and frustration with the product. Given constant technology upgrades and open boxes or torn packaging, many of the items cannot be resold as new, at full…

Jan 16 2020 · 1 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

Solving The Expensive Problem Of High Returns In The Consumer Electronics Industry

According to a survey from TechSee reported by Chain Store Age, 41 percent of buyers returned a non-defective consumer electronics item in the last 12 months, citing reasons like frustration with packaging and confusion during unboxing or initial use. Consumer…

Oct 03 2019 · 3 min read

Live Video Chat: Consumer Electronics Secondary Market Insights

Around 20% of consumer electronics purchases are returned: the biggest drivers include customer dissatisfaction and frustration with the product. Given constant technology upgrades and open boxes or torn packaging, many of the items cannot be resold as new, at full…

Sep 05 2019 · 1 min read

Mobile Secondary Market: Q2 2019 Insights

Each quarter we compile data from across our Mobile Marketplaces to create an overview of secondary market industry insights, including pricing data for devices across model, carrier, condition, color and SKU. The world’s largest wireless manufacturers, carriers, and trade-in companies…

Aug 27 2019 · 1 min read

Meet B-Stock at IFA in Berlin

B-Stock’s EMEA team is heading to IFA in Berlin September 6 through 11. IFA is the leading showcase for the global technology industry and is the meeting place for key retailers, buyers and experts from the industry. During the event,…

Aug 20 2019 · 2 min read

UK Consumer Electronic Waste on the Rise

Quick Facts: In 2017, 44.7 million tonnes of e-waste were produced globally 90% of which was sent to landfill, incinerated, illegally traded or treated in a sub-standard way The European Union will generate a total of 12mn tonnes of electronic…

Aug 15 2019 · 6 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

Selling Secondary Market Consumer Electronics

The secondary market for consumer electronics consists of refurbishers, repair technicians, and manufacturers all networking with each other for the common goal of extending the life of electronic devices. When the life of a consumer electronic is extended, it does…

Jul 18 2019 · 5 min read