2019 Supply Chain Challenges: E-commerce, Borders, & Politics

For 2019, shipping costs, global trade politics and cross border e-commerce are the top concerns amongst supply chain professionals. Retailers must keep the supply chain moving despite rising costs, new tariffs, labor shortages and the challenges of cross-border e-commerce. Meanwhile,…

Apr 02 2019 · 3 min read

Three B-Stock Employees Named 2019 “Pros to Know”

We’re pleased to announce that our own Jennifer Wehrmaker, Lisa Penn, and Michelle Vazquez have been named 2019 “Pros to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives that are leading…

Mar 04 2019 · 2 min read

Equity Investments in the Secondary Market

In 2018 there were a record number of venture capital and private equity deals in the supply chain industry. B-Stock was one of these deals: in June 2018, B-Stock announced a $65 million investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth-oriented…

Feb 28 2019 · 3 min read

Hope to see you at RILA’s 2019 Retail Supply Chain Conference

With trade show season in full swing, B-Stock is headed to sunny Orlando for RILA’s (Retail Leaders Industry Association) annual Retail Supply Chain Conference February 24 – 27. This year’s show is focused on AI and last-mile delivery. B-Stock’s Eric…

Feb 06 2019 · 1 min read

2018: $369 Billion in Returned Merchandise

Quick Facts: $369 billion – overall value of 2018 returned merchandise in the United States $18 to $24 billion of those were fraudulent returns Designer clothes and handbags along with denim pants are among the top targets of fraudulent returns…

Feb 04 2019 · 2 min read

2019 Fashion & Apparel Industry Report

Quick Facts: Double-digit sales growth expected over the next decade for the fashion and apparel industry Worldwide fashion and apparel ecommerce will increase at a compound annual rate of 10.6% from $408 billion in 2017 to more than $706 billion…

Jan 30 2019 · 4 min read

Four in a Row: B-Stock Named A Green Supply Chain Award Winner

B-Stock is very happy to announce that—for the fourth consecutive year in a row—we have been named a Green Supply Chain Award winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The award recognizes companies that support sustainability initiatives as a…

Jan 25 2019 · 2 min read

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 Solutions Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 List for Fourth Consecutive Year

Redwood City, CA, July 3, 2018 – B-Stock, the world’s leading auction platform for returned, excess, and other liquidation inventory, has been named to the “Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100” list for a fourth year in a row. The…

Jul 03 2018 · 3 min read