Extensions, Restrictions, and Yes, Quarantines: Dealing with Returns Post Pandemic

We’ve been covering the state of the retail market in the midst of the pandemic, which forced stores around the world to shutter. With backlogs of orders and—for a time—only essential goods moving, a never-before-seen surplus of inventory emerged, preventing…

Jun 09 2020 · 3 min read

Thought Leadership Thursday (#TLT): A Second Wind for Products

When you’re dealing with a retail landscape as competitive—and fickle—as the one today, a variety of things occur. As malls and department stores close, off-price retailers like ROSS and T.J. Maxx are reaping the benefits of selling merchandise from cancelled…

Feb 13 2020 · 3 min read

Meet B-Stock at the E-Commerce Expo in Berlin – 13 February 2020

Our European team will be attending the eCommerce Expo in Berlin, happening February 13. With an expected 7,000+ attendees and 170 exhibitors, it’s the biggest expo yet.  If you’re heading to the show, come meet Ben Whitaker (Director, EMEA) and…

Feb 04 2020 · 1 min read

One Click and a Global Trip: Reverse Logistics in Cross-Border Ecommerce

Cross-border e-commerce makes up 20% of online shopping and is growing at double the rate of domestic buying with Brazil, Australia, and Canada leading the charge for out-of-country purchases. Having a global reach can present substantial opportunity for online retailers,…

Jan 23 2020 · 3 min read

Brace Yourselves: Returns are Coming

‘Twas the week after Christmas, and all through the land, Came the millions of shoppers, returns in their hands. Ah, the holidays. A time of snowstorms, blowing budgets and shopping, shopping, SHOPPING. If Santa were real, he’d surely need to…

Dec 27 2019 · 3 min read

Bigger Buys, Bigger Returns, Bigger Challenges for Furniture E-Commerce

As buyers become more comfortable with online shopping, the medium keeps expanding to more and more options. Need a computer? Click. A new phone? Click. New clothes and shoes? Click and click. But the online market is no longer limited…

Dec 06 2019 · 3 min read

Main Course of Mobile Shopping With a Side of Turkey

Thanksgiving weekend has passed, and turkeys weren’t the only things that came in hot. The overconsumption of food and products we may or may not have needed is behind us, and as another frenzy of food and shopping comes to…

Dec 04 2019 · 2 min read

How to Buy Samsung Returns

If you’re looking to purchase and resell mobile phones, Samsung returns are a top choice! When it comes to the secondary mobile market, there is a large amount of Samsung inventory available and Samsung mobile devices are in high demand…

Oct 17 2019 · 3 min read

Meet B-Stock at Consumer Returns in Austin, TX: October 21 – 23

B-Stock is heading to Consumer Returns in Austin, October 21-23. This tradeshow is the premier annual event for operations, logistics, returns management, asset protection and customer experience executives responsible for driving revenue through returns reduction and efficient returns management. Join…

Oct 17 2019 · 2 min read

How Retailers Can Guard Against Serial Returners

According to research conducted by Brightpearl, an omnichannel retail management software company, 44 percent of United States retailers have seen an uptick in serial returns over the last year. Serial returners—those who frequently buy and return clothing or merchandise—can wreak…

Oct 08 2019 · 3 min read