Serial Returners Could Mean Good Business for Retailers

It’s a definite trend: consumers taking advantage the lax return policies many retailers have put in place to remain competitive. The apparel industry has been one of the hardest hit in terms of returns: a recent study by Fit3D found…

Dec 13 2018 · 3 min read

Holiday Returns, Supply Chains & Reverse Logistics

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now in the record books and the initial results are in: $6.22 billion was spent online by the end of Black Friday, an increase of 23.6% year over year; Cyber Monday spending rose 19.3%…

Nov 27 2018 · 3 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

B-Stock at RLA Conference & Expo – Amsterdam – Oct 15 – 17, 2018

Save the date to join us for the Reverse Logistics Association’s Circular Economy Conference in Amsterdam October 15-17, 2018. Starting on the evening of the 15th with a reception, the two-day event begins on the 16th and will contain reverse…

Oct 12 2018 · 2 min read

B-Stock Joins CTIA Working Group

B-Stock is pleased to announce we’ve joined the CTIA Working Group dedicated to Reverse Logistics & Service Quality (RLSQ). Through this membership we’ll collaborate alongside a select group of top wireless retailers and OEMS who are thought leaders and influencers…

Mar 23 2018 · 2 min read

How top retailers are reducing the cost impact of returned and overstock items

Around $400 billion in merchandise was returned in 2017, up 70% from two years ago. When you consider returned merchandise costs retailers 20 to 65% of the cost of goods sold, it’s clear retailers are in serious need of new…

Mar 02 2018 · 2 min read

In-Store Returns in 30 Seconds

Retailers are continuing to step up their game when it comes to the ease of returning items. Walmart is the latest to announce a bold new initiative (which will no doubt have an impact on reverse logistics). Starting in November,…

Oct 09 2017 · 3 min read

B-Stock to Present at SCOPE Supply Chain Conference

B-Stock is heading to the SCOPE supply chain conference next week in downtown Los Angeles. SCOPE is the supply chain industry’s leading executive level conference that connects supply chain executives at Fortune 500 organizations with top solution providers to learn…

Aug 25 2017 · 2 min read

In an increasingly volatile retail climate, strategic liquidation matters

The brick and mortar breakdown continues: last week we read about another teen-apparel company fighting for survival (joining a growing list of major chains struggling to stay afloat in today’s fickle retail environment). The clear culprit is the shift in…

Jul 28 2017 · 3 min read

Happy returns? Maybe for the consumer.

In an effort to drive customer loyalty retailers and manufacturers are stepping up their game when it comes to the ease of returning items: special ‘returns’ entrances, pop up kiosks at the mall for items purchased online, year-long deadlines and…

Jun 20 2017 · 2 min read