Mother’s Day Spending to Hit a Record. Are Your Shelves Stocked?

Mother’s Day spending is predicted to set a new record of $25 billion this year according to a new survey from the National Retail Federation. It’s estimated that 84 percent of U.S. adults will celebrate their mothers and other women…

May 02 2019 · 2 min read

Buying Basics: Common Cancellation Reasons & How to Avoid Them

From not understanding the shipping arrangements to not reading the full manifest of inventory in the lot, there are several reasons why buyers may want to back out of a bid or cancel an order. Typically the top reasons stem…

Apr 26 2019 · 4 min read

Buying Basics: Freight Forwarding

For buyers who are exporters or have businesses overseas, a freight forwarder can be a real asset when it comes to getting your B-Stock inventory shipped internationally. Whether it’s negotiating freight charges, getting insurance, preparing documentation or one of the…

Apr 19 2019 · 3 min read

Who Buys on B-Stock? An Overview of our Buyers

Did you know that B-Stock has hundreds of thousands of registered business buyers on our platform, spanning 130 countries across the globe? From online resellers, wholesalers to local discount store chain owners, B-Stock fills the shelves (both virtual and physical)…

Apr 10 2019 · 3 min read

Trend Alert: Reselling Secondhand Apparel

The biggest fashion trend for 2019 goes beyond animal prints or tie-dye… it’s actually secondhand clothing. The apparel resale sector has grown an astonishing 21x faster than the primary retail apparel market over the past three years. And according to…

Mar 29 2019 · 3 min read

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. Many of the big carriers and manufacturers of electronic devices require that…

Mar 25 2019 · 3 min read

Buying Basics: B-Stock’s Sourcing, Supply & Private Marketplaces

Navigating the Different Buying Channels of B-Stock As a new buyer, navigating through B-Stock’s different sites including Sourcing, B-Stock Supply, and our Private Marketplaces to find what you need may be a little confusing. Are you looking to purchase smaller…

Feb 18 2019 · 4 min read

Buying Basics: Who is B-Stock and What Do We Do?

Our History and Hand in the Online Liquidation Process You’re reading this because you’ve heard about us, stumbled upon us, or were searching for us. Either way…we’re glad you’re here! Let us introduce ourselves and take a moment to break…

Feb 14 2019 · 3 min read

Buying Basics: Resale Certificates

Before you can begin bidding and buying on B-Stock, you must submit a resale certificate with a sales tax number. This is a mandatory step in our application process. It shows that you are a business and intend to resell…

Jan 29 2019 · 2 min read

Where Do Target Returns Go and How Can I Buy Them?

More and more consumers are returning items to large retailers due to the volume of online shopping taking place (ecommerce brings a 30% return rate) as well as  more lenient return policies. In fact, people like The Krazy Coupon Lady…

Aug 26 2018 · 4 min read