List It! Write Great Product Descriptions that Sell

You already know the importance of good photography when it comes to ultimately moving inventory….but shoppers have to find your products first! While most customers make their purchase decision on the product photo, the product description helps fill in the…

Jan 09 2020 · 4 min read

Another Record-Breaking National Returns Day

With the holidays officially behind us, ‘tis the season of returns. In fact, UPS has dubbed January 2nd, National Returns Day. They expect to move a record-breaking 1.9 million parcels across their network today– up 26% from last year’s peak…

Jan 02 2020 · 2 min read

Buyers Prepare! Holiday Returns Are On Their Way To Our Marketplaces!

While the rush of holiday shopping may be over, the tidal wave of returns is just about to begin and it will make for a great opportunity for you as a buyer! Here’s the scoop: 77% of consumers plan to…

Dec 26 2019 · 3 min read

Ho-Ho-Hum Sales this Holiday Season? Five Last-Minute Holiday Marketing Tips

Perhaps sales were a little more lackluster than you’d hoped over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend? Don’t fret! Lucky for you, 50% of shoppers wait until the last month, and approximately 40% of those wait until the final…

Dec 17 2019 · 4 min read

Defacing Merchandise. What it is and How it’s Done.

Many retailers require delabeling. The good news is, most customers don’t mind an altered label or lack of original packaging if it’s a great, high-quality item at a discounted price! In this article we will discuss: What is defacing? Common…

Dec 10 2019 · 4 min read

Before You Black Friday: The Top Five Gift Flops of 2019

With Black Friday and the endless stream of seemingly good bargains just days away, we’d like to arm you with our “buyer beware” guide before you go hunting for those post-Turkey Day deals. We’ve scoured through piles of returned presents…

Nov 27 2019 · 2 min read

National Returns Day is Coming…How Does Your Return Policy Stack Up?

After the rush of holiday shopping and the opening of gifts… come the returns. UPS has named January 2, 2020, National Returns Day for the anticipated record-breaking 1.9 million packages to hit their network.  Customers send back purchases for a…

Nov 21 2019 · 4 min read

Marketplace Spotlight: Essendant Liquidation Auctions

Have you heard of Essendant? If not, as a small business owner buying on the B-Stock network, you should absolutely get to know them! Essendant Liquidation Auctions is a highly-rated marketplace for all office goods. From ground-up construction equipment to…

Nov 14 2019 · 3 min read

Slow-Moving Listings? Get Online Sales Going with These Three Tips

It happens to every online reseller at some point or another, there’s an item that just won’t seem to sell! There are a couple of culprits as to why it happens: too much competition for that item, pricing, seasonality, buried…

Nov 07 2019 · 3 min read

Giving the Gift of ‘Used’

November is upon us and that means holiday shopping is officially underway. And this year, all signs point to people thinking out-of-the-(new)box when it comes to holiday gifts. With sustainable fashion (thank you, Megan Markle) and the popularity of online…

Nov 05 2019 · 2 min read