Buying Basics: All About Manifests

When it comes to buying bulk lots on B-Stock, you will quickly want to make friends with auction manifests. A manifest is a document that comes along with each lot detailing the inventory included. Because you can’t physically touch or…

Sep 26 2019 · 6 min read

Halloween Spending is ‘Boo’ming, Are you Ready?

Between candy, decor, and costumes, Americans will spend nearly $9 billion on the delightfully frightful holiday. According to the NRF, Americans will spend an average of $86.27, down just slightly from last year’s record $86.79. That works out to $8.8…

Sep 24 2019 · 2 min read

Don’t Fall Behind…Start Sourcing for the Holiday Season

Crisp air, changing leaves and pumpkin spice everything… while it’s only the beginning of fall, if you’re a reseller, it’s time to think ahead! Four in 10 people begin holiday shopping by November 1. If you want your shelves (virtual…

Sep 19 2019 · 2 min read

Secondhand September: Get in the Know!

This year, the charity Oxfam (which aims to fight global poverty), introduced Secondhand September. This movement urges shoppers to avoid buying new clothing for 30 days and instead, purchase secondhand items. The goal is to raise awareness of the environmental…

Sep 17 2019 · 4 min read

A Guide to Buying Liquidation Sporting Goods and Fitness Equipment

No matter where you live or what the season is, sporting goods and recreational equipment will always (re)sell well. In recent years, the sporting goods resale industry has seen tremendous growth. This is due in part to American consumers paying…

Sep 12 2019 · 4 min read

How to Buy iPhone Returns

If you’re looking to purchase and resell mobile phones, iPhones are a top choice! When it comes to the secondary mobile market, iPhones (and really all Apple products) retain their value. Consider this: at two years post-launch, used iPhone pricing…

Sep 10 2019 · 3 min read

How Resellers Can Navigate the Secondary Retail Market

Lots of people make a business out of buying and then reselling liquidation inventory. To be successful, it’s important to learn about the secondary retail market, especially when it comes to sourcing inventory for your business. In this article, we’ll…

Jul 31 2019 · 5 min read

Our Newest Mobile Marketplace: Clover Wireless Auctions

B-Stock is excited to partner with global trade-in company Clover Wireless on a B2B marketplace for previously traded-in, refurbished, and excess mobile phones. Clover Wireless supports major OEMs, national carriers and retailers, specializing in the reverse logistics solutions including repair,…

Jul 31 2019 · 1 min read

Overstock, Shelf Pulls, Refurbished: Decoding Common Consumer Electronics Conditions

When browsing, bidding, or buying liquidated consumer electronics inventory, you may see merchandise described in terms such as overstock, shelf pulls or refurbished. So, what exactly does that mean? While each retailer will use these terms a little differently and…

Jul 23 2019 · 3 min read

A Guide to Buying Liquidation Apparel, Accessories, & Shoes

It’s a boom…it’s a growth spurt…it’s a full-scale resale revolution hitting the apparel industry! According to a resale report from ThredUp (the world’s largest online thrift and consignment store), the secondary market for apparel is expected to double in five…

Jul 17 2019 · 6 min read