Launching a Private Liquidation Marketplace with B-Stock: What to Expect

When you partner with B-Stock on a B2B liquidation solution, you can solve many problems at once: reduce warehouse space, increase pricing on your liquidation inventory, and keep supply chains moving. Before that can happen though, there are a few…

Jun 06 2019 · 3 min read

Mobile Secondary Market: Q1 2019 Insights

The world’s largest wireless manufacturers, carriers, and trade-in companies are currently leveraging B-Stock’s B2B marketplace platform for their trade-in and excess mobile devices and accessories. Across our network of mobile marketplaces over 3 million phones and 5 million accessories are…

Jun 04 2019 · 1 min read

How marketplace sellers encourage repeat purchases

Quick Facts: It is five times more expensive to acquire a new customer than it is to sell to an existing one Harvard Business Review says that a 5% increase in customer retention could lead to 95% profit increase Some…

May 31 2019 · 5 min read

B-Stock’s Network Effect Drives Exponential Sales

“Build it, and he will come,” says Kevin Costner in the movie Field of Dreams. And what goes for corn fields and baseball goes for online marketplaces and returned and excess inventory. Case in point: it started with one major…

May 24 2019 · 2 min read

Case Study: Reduce Inventory & Support Warehouse Consolidation Goals

QUICK FACTS Consolidated three returns warehouses to one Reduced inventory cycle from 40 days to 17 8,000+ new buyers Challenge As part of its restructuring efforts, a leading integrated retailer needed to consolidate three returns warehouses to one. With pressure…

May 17 2019 · 2 min read

Meet B-Stock at SCi Week in Berlin

B-Stock’s European team is heading to Supply Chain Industry Week in Berlin May 20-22. SCi Week 2019 brings three key supply chain industries together under one roof: Retail + FMCG, Discrete Manufacturing, and Process Manufacturing to explore supply chain best…

May 16 2019 · 2 min read

E-commerce Retailers Give New Life to Vacant Malls

Quick Fact: new real estate projects are turning 7.9 million square feet of vacant retail space into 10.9 million square feet of new industrial space, either by conversion or new construction The rise in e-commerce retail growth is helping spur…

Apr 10 2019 · 3 min read

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

Used Apparel Market Primed for Growth

A recent 2019 Resale Report by thredUP (PDF) predicts the secondhand apparel market will reach $51B by 2023. Secondhand apparel is the consumption of all used apparel that enters the secondary market through consumer returns and resale. This is good…

Mar 25 2019 · 3 min read

Home Delivery World – Pennsylvania, PA – April 3 – 5

B-Stock is headed to Pennsylvania for Home Delivery World from April 3-5. HD World is the place where leading minds in retail logistics come together to showcase products, ideas and innovations to target markets. Please join us at Booth #557…

Mar 21 2019 · 1 min read