Adobe Predicts Record Breaking Holiday Sales for 2018 with Mobile Playing Large Role

Adobe recently released its 2018 Holiday Predictions Report and the findings should make major retailers everywhere smile with yuletide joy; especially those with a strong online presence. Adobe’s analysis predicts that online holiday shopping revenue in the U.S. (between November…

Nov 15 2018 · 3 min read

It’s November 1—Welcome to Holiday Shopping Season!

November 1 marks the start of the official Holiday Shopping Season (it also marks Sweet Potato Awareness Month and who doesn’t love sweet potato french fries, or sweet potato casserole, or roasted sweet potatoes, or… when is Thanksgiving again?). But…

Nov 01 2018 · 2 min read

5 Ways Apparel Retailers Can Improve The Online Returns Experience

Quick Facts: U.S. apparel market (overall) was valued at $315 billion in 2017 2016 U.S. apparel return rates were at 28% The 2018 Holiday Season kicks off November 1 and apparel retailers are stocked up and ready to sell. With…

Oct 29 2018 · 3 min read

Five Trends Every Retailer Should Know about the Holidays

Retailers are gearing up for another record year of holiday sales. This post provides a quick look at the stats behind the Where, What, and Why of projected consumer spending habits for the 2018 Holiday Retail Season. (source: RetailMeNot’s 2018…

Oct 19 2018 · 2 min read

B-Stock at Consumer Returns Luncheon – Nashville, TN – Oct 22 – 24, 2018

B-Stock is headed to Nashville, TN from October 22-24 for the Consumer Returns Conference 2018. While at the conference, B-Stock will be hosting a luncheon for attendees that includes a discussion on how retailers and manufacturers can better prepare for…

Oct 15 2018 · 2 min read

Retail Inventories Increase Based on Big Holiday Sales Projections

For retailers, talk of the holiday season begins when it’s still beach weather. Strategizing for inventory, logistics, sales, and marketing are focused on months in advance (and now that we’re officially into Fall, returns-management strategy has a place at the…

Oct 03 2018 · 2 min read

It’s not too early to prepare for holiday returns

While most of us are still planning final summer vacations and enjoying the next couple of weeks before herding the kids off to school, there are retail industry professionals hard at work preparing for the inevitable onslaught of Holiday Returns…

Aug 09 2018 · 2 min read

Webinar: Tackling Holiday Returns

Holiday returns are on the horizon, learn how to better tackle them by watching our webinar. Return rates typically double around the holidays: one in three holiday purchases are returned, equaling $70 billion in merchandise that must be sorted out…

Nov 15 2017 · 2 min read

Holiday Retail Season Kick Off

Goodbye jack o’lanterns and Halloween candy; hello holiday shopping season! November 1 marked the official start of the holidays: that special time of year when retailers hope to incentivize shoppers to spend, spend, spend. Though Thanksgiving weekend is when the…

Nov 02 2017 · 3 min read

Gift giving is over; let the gift returning begin

Christmas might be over but National Returns Day (coined by UPS) is upon us. When all is done, around $65 billion in merchandise will come back to retailers post holiday; a significant blow to the bottom line without a proper…

Jan 02 2017 · 2 min read