The Rise of Grocery E-commerce and Returns

Grocery e-Commerce as a temporary change… As a global pandemic and quarantine swept the world, consumers fled to grocery stores to stock up on essentials. Then ensued the shortage of items like toilet paper and hand sanitizer, and purchases of…

Jun 30 2020 · 3 min read

Meet B-Stock at Groceryshop, September 15 – 18, Las Vegas

B-Stock will be in attendance at Groceryshop in Las Vegas from September 15 – 18. Groceryshop debuted last year and quickly became the leading event for innovation in grocery and CPG. The show is attended by over 300 CEOs from…

Sep 03 2019 · 2 min read

Meet B-Stock at D3 – Retail Supply Chain Summit

B-Stock is heading to D3 – Retail Supply Chain Summit in New York City May 6 through 8 where the most influential leaders in retail will discuss how and why they are transforming their supply chains to meet customer demands,…

Apr 29 2019 · 2 min read

2019 CPG Consumer Confidence Report

A February 2019 consumer confidence report published by IRi summarizes research findings for e-commerce retail sales. This post will focus on the grocery and CPG portions of the report. Download the PDF: Consumer Confidence Reflected in E-commerce Growth. Quick Facts:…

Apr 26 2019 · 3 min read

B-Stock’s Newest Marketplace: Walgreens Liquidation Auctions

B-Stock is pleased to partner with Walgreens to launch Walgreens Liquidation Auctions. This B2B marketplace will give qualified business buyers direct access to bulk quantities of customer-returned and overstock merchandise from Walgreens including: Apparel, Footwear, Cosmetics, Personal Care Items, Home…

Dec 10 2018 · 1 min read

Europe’s Elite Retail Leaders

The IREU recently released a report on Europe’s leading retailers and what they are doing to be considered among the Elite. To earn Elite status, retailers must perform at an exceptional level across all dimensions, including: footprint; strategy & innovation;…

Oct 24 2018 · 3 min read

Dollar Stores Continue to Thrive in a Good Economy

Wall Street expected sales at Dollar General to drop as the economy approved. As people gained financial confidence, the expectation was they would ‘trade up’ to Target or one of the big box retail chains. Instead, Dollar General (DG) reported…

Oct 01 2018 · 3 min read

The Rise of Online CPG Sales

New reports show online sales of Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) are growing and by the end of 2018 are projected to account for roughly 5 percent of total CPG sales—that’s $36 billion spent on groceries, health + beauty, household basics…

Sep 14 2018 · 2 min read

Online Grocery Sales Increase

It’s not just apparel, mobile devices, appliances, and TBYB business models that are increasing emphasis on online sales. Top grocers are also focused on online sales in response to an increase of consumer interest. A recent report found that most…

Apr 21 2018 · 2 min read

Fortune 500 Retailer Triples Recovery Rate on General Merchandise

Challenge A Fortune 500 retailer had been working with B-Stock to sell its returned and excess inventory via a private B2B liquidation marketplace. As pricing and buyer engagement on these mixed lots leveled out, it was clear a new strategy…

Nov 07 2017 · 2 min read