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Thanks for the note. I don't believe I have ever come across mannequins being liquidated but I will keep an eye out for them and let you know if I do.
It has been a while since I've posted on the site, but recently I've noticed an explosion of direct liquidation buying opportunities for you that I wanted to share. The B-Stock Sourcing Network has added a bunch of new marketplaces that are worth checking out. These marketplaces liquidate a wide... Continue reading
If you are not registered on the Costco Liquidation Marketplace, I highly recommend you do so RIGHT NOW! This week will be your best opportunity all year to buy incredible inventory at great prices. With holiday returns flowing through the marketplace in high volume, prices are sure to be very... Continue reading
Appliances, Appliances, Everywhere! The secondary market for appliances has never been better for resellers. Just 7 years ago, Sears was the largest appliance retailer in the country. They not only sold their branded products, but they sold primary and secondary stock from other major manufacturers. They were the channel of... Continue reading
Changes in the retail market for appliances is causing some huge opportunities for buyers in the secondary market. Specifically, there have been certain very large retailers out there who, for the past decade or more, have been the biggest buyers of excess inventory from the manufacturers. Those manufacturers came to... Continue reading
Macy's is once again operating a liquidation marketplace in the B-Stock Sourcing Network. The site goes under the name Department Store Auctions and is offering inventory in many categories, including: DRESSES & SUITS HANDBAGS & ACCESSORIES HOUSEWARES & KITCHEN MEN'S APPAREL TEXTILES WOMEN'S BETTER APPAREL WOMEN'S EVERYDAY APPAREL WOMEN'S PLUS... Continue reading
It has been a while since I've posted, and since the last time there has been a mini-explosion of new marketplaces making inventory available to small buyers. In particular, within the B-Stock Sourcing Network, we have seen a bunch of new launches. Best Buy: Probably the biggest of the retailers... Continue reading
Interested appliance buyers should definitely check out Best Buy's new liquidation marketplace on the B-Stock Sourcing Network. The site looks great and the first listings include 2 single truckloads and one triple truckload lot of customer returned appliances. They include refrigerators, washers, dryers and microwaves by some of the top... Continue reading
According to an article on written by Krystina Gustafson today, Macy's plans to roll out another 30 Backstage shops within Macy's stores this year. These will be in addition to the existing 15 stores opened last year. This is a pretty smart and interesting strategic move by Macy's to... Continue reading
Similar to my last post about Florida inventory, here is a page that aggregates iPhone liquidation lots for those looking for this inventory. Continue reading
Here is a cool new resource for those of you looking for liquidation lots near you in the Southeast. Specifically, liquidation lots available in Florida. Continue reading
Starting a business is a difficult task, especially when it comes to finding inventory to sell at a healthy profit. It's important for entrepreneurs, especially those just starting out, to keep their costs low. One of the best ways to do this is by purchasing and reselling liquidation inventory. Liquidation... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Inventory Liquidation
The Limited posted a message on their website on Friday announcing that all of their 250 stores have been closed. The company is moving its entire business online. The company held inventory liquidation blowout sales at around 100 stores. The company was reportedly preparing for bankruptcy in the event it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at Inventory Liquidation
Macy's comparable store sales fell 2.1% in November and December, according to its latest earnings release. The company said it will be closing 68 stores. These closings are part of the previously announced 100 stores closings. With some additional restructuring, the total impact on employees will be a reduction of... Continue reading
As reported today by Retail Dive, American Eagle Outfitters shares are dropping as third quarter same-store sales and profits have missed projections. The company generated net income of $75.8 million on revenue of $940.6 million. The problem came from same store sales rising only 2.0% vs. an expected 2.9%. And,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Inventory Liquidation
Anyone who has bought Home Depot store returns and .com returns will appreciate the higher quality of this e-commerce merchandise. The .com merchandise is really head and shoulders above general store returns. I've noticed lately that the .com lots they are selling on their official liquidation marketplace are going for... Continue reading
The single most important thing to know about buying liquidation inventory is that is is always best to buy liquidation inventory DIRECTLY from the retailers and manufacturers themselves. AVOID LIQUIDATORS WHO BUY FROM THESE COMPANIES FIRST. The difficulty comes from the fact that most of these companies will only sell... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at Inventory Liquidation
As reported today in Commercial Property Executive, Macy's will be closing 100 stores, or roughly 15% of its properties, in 2017. The company says it will be focussing on better performing stores and strengthening its online presence. Macy's shares have fallen more than 40% in the past 12 months and... Continue reading
There has been a very significant quantity of brand new (slightly older model) appliances selling on over the past month or two. The lots seem to be continuing and the inventory looks fabulous. Dishwashers, refrigerators, washers and dryers have all been available in various quantities. Brands represented include: Frigidaire,... Continue reading
This is interesting. You can now visit and bid on the furniture and other fixtures being used at the Rio Olympics in the athletes' apartments! There are 31 towers that will house around 18,000 athletes, coaches, trainers, etc. Each of these apartments is furnished with the basic necessities (beds,... Continue reading
The apparel industry has been taking quite a beating over the past few quarters. Companies like Macy's have reported real weakness in sales in this vertical. On May 12, a Fortune headline read, "Kohl's Joins the Retail Bloodbath With Dismal Sales", as further weakness in sales hit the company hard.... Continue reading
The NPR podcast Planet Money brings short, bite-sized stories about economics. With fun, intriguing shows coming out sometimes twice a week it is almost always popping up in your feed with new episode to listen to. The stories range from how Coke managed to only cost 5¢ for decades, to... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at Podcast Reviews
A weakness in consumer demand for apparel and the shift to online retail are hitting Macy's hard. The company has just slashed their sales forecasts on the heels of a drop in comp store sales of 5.6% in Q1. This was the 5th consecutive quarter of declining comp store sales... Continue reading
There are huge quantities of Apple iOS products including both iPhones and iPads being liquidated every day through B-Stock Sourcing Network marketplaces. B-Stock now has 5 or 6 marketplaces dedicated to mobile device liquidations. They include: Gamestop Gazelle AllTechWholesale Early Upgrade Mobile Accessories Mophie For both phones and accessories: B-Stock... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Inventory Liquidation