R2 Certifications and Why They Matter

If you’re a buyer who purchases and resells used cell phones (or maybe you’re thinking about getting into it), you’ve probably seen the term “R2 Certification” floating around. Several of the big carriers and manufacturers of electronic devices require that…

Feb 25 2021 · 3 min read

A Guide to Buying Liquidation Health & Beauty Inventory

Cosmetics, vitamins, razors, medicine, shampoo, and more. When it comes to liquidation health and beauty auction lots, buyers will find a wide assortment in this category. And with plenty of personal care items considered a necessity by men, women, and…

Feb 03 2021 · 6 min read

Buying Basics: International Buyer Registration

Cześć! Hallo! Bonjour! Welcome, future international B-Stock buyers. So you’ve checked out our marketplaces page and found some that you are interested in. That’s great! The next step is to get registered so you can begin bidding and buying bulk…

Jan 13 2021 · 4 min read

Scratch & Dent, Like New, Salvage: Decoding Common Appliance Conditions

New, scratch & dent, salvage: these are all terms used to describe liquidation appliance merchandise across B-Stock’s network of appliance marketplaces. While each retailer and/or manufacturer will apply these terms a little differently when it comes to their product, we…

Nov 05 2020 · 4 min read

Buying Amazon Returns: What You Need to Know

Amazon customers are generally happy with the online retailer’s return policy: it’s incredibly lenient. But, relaxed return policies on online shopping sites like Amazon means higher return rates (versus those who shop in person). If you’re a reseller, this could…

Jun 30 2020 · 4 min read

Buying on B-Stock? 4 Ways to Save Money on Shipping

As any experienced buyer will tell you, when purchasing liquidation merchandise to resell you must consider shipping costs. For financial reselling success, you must factor it into your budget. You don’t want shipping to unexpectedly eat up potential profits before…

Jun 23 2020 · 3 min read

What is Liquidation? Things First-Time Resellers Should Know

The word liquidation often conjures up images of the end of a business or the slowing of operations. And while the public rarely gets a glimpse of this process, it happens a lot. In fact, one in five businesses doesn’t…

Jun 22 2020 · 4 min read

How to Start a Liquidation Business

If you want to be your own boss, starting your own liquidation business is a great, doable option. Plus with the rising rate of inventory available, the ability to get your hands on quality, brand-name merchandise at bargain-basement prices, has…

Jun 15 2020 · 6 min read

10 Best Places to Resell Online

Reselling has always been a staple in the American economy. For generations, we’ve resold our clothing and unwanted items at yard and garage sales for a fraction the original price. We have off-price stores like TJMaxx and Ross that buy…

Jun 08 2020 · 8 min read

B-Stock’s Newest Marketplace: Universal Athletic Liquidation Auctions

B-Stock is pleased to announce today the launch of Universal Athletic Liquidation Auctions. This B2B marketplace will give qualified international and U.S. business buyers direct access to bulk quantities of overstock merchandise from ASB Sports. Inventory includes Sporting Goods and…

Jun 04 2020 · 1 min read