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 Consumer Electronics

Consumer Electronics is a hot category to source across B-Stock’s marketplaces. Your customers will love finding great deals on brand-name tech gadgets and must-have accessories. Liquidation Consumer Electronics items are sold in a variety of product conditions including new, refurbished,…

May 21 2019 · 5 min read

Sourcing Inventory for the Class of 2019!

As graduation day is upon us, the class of 2019 is gearing up to celebrate. According to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, the average person will spend $107.46 on graduation gifts. In fact, total spending is expected…

May 08 2019 · 3 min read

Refurbishing Consumer Electronics and the Secondary Market

Now is a great time to enter the secondary market as a repair technician, especially if you love tinkering with old computers and newer cell phones. In this article, we’ll cover many of the biggest topics facing consumer electronics and…

May 08 2019 · 17 min read

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about the R2 Standard

The R2 Standard was originally developed to prevent the misuse and improper recycling of electronic waste. Currently, the SERI institute defines the R2 Standard as, “the premier global environmental, worker health and safety standard for the electronics refurbishing and recycling…

May 03 2019 · 16 min read

Recycling and the Secondary Market

Image: HYLA New research shows that 50 million tons of e-waste was generated in 2018; this is the equivalent of 2,850 cars dumped into a landfill every hour of every day for a year (PDF by HYLA). E-waste can be…

Apr 25 2019 · 4 min read

Buying Used Phones? Meet the New Mobile Grades

Did you know that the average cell phone will be used by two to three people before being scrapped? The rise of trade-ins and the demand for quality pre-owned phones is skyrocketing. With that, more carriers, providers, and manufacturers are…

Mar 18 2019 · 3 min read

Lax Return Policies will Impact Super Bowl LIII TV Sales

The 2019 Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 3. The playoffs are underway and the big event is only a few weeks out. For many sports fans, the Super Bowl represents a great time to…

Jan 11 2019 · 2 min read

Consumers Want Tech this Holiday Season

A recent Consumer Technology Association (CTA) report states that U.S.consumers are projected to spend a record-setting $96.1 billion on technology products this holiday season. In its 25th Annual Consumer Technology Holiday Purchase Patterns Study, CTA reports that 164 million U.S. adults…

Nov 19 2018 · 3 min read

Our Newest Marketplace: Amazon Liquidation Auctions

B-Stock is pleased to partner with Amazon to launch Amazon Liquidation Auctions. This B2B marketplace will give qualified business buyers direct access to bulk quantities of overstock merchandise including mixed lots of home goods, apparel, books, consumer electronics, groceries and…

Oct 25 2018 · 1 min read