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Sourcing for Spring 2020

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Spring has almost sprung! Time to turn the clocks forward, put away the sweaters and, for resellers, put that spring sourcing plan into action.  From sports memorabilia, to cleaning supplies, and even bathing suits, spring shoppers will be looking for seasonal items before you know it. That means it’s up to you to source these products and meet buyers’ demands before the season hits.  So, how can you figure out which products your customers will be searching for? That’s where […]

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4 Reselling Conferences and Trade Shows to Attend in 2020

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Pack your bags – it’s time to set your 2020 trade show and conference schedule! If you’ve never attended a conference or trade show before, you’re missing a great opportunity to grow your reselling business. Resellers attend these events to 1) explore new inventory sources and 2) add value to their selling channels (like Amazon, and Poshmark), and 3) network. Conferences and trade shows are full of great opportunities to meet with suppliers and other resellers for the chance to […]

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ecomChicago 2019 – What We Learned

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Unable to make it to this year’s ecomChicago reselling conference? Never fear! Courtney headed out to the Windy City for two days of talks with some of reselling’s biggest players. Read on to see what she learned for some of her favorite speakers. Start Small, Scale Big Ryan Grant – What I’ve Learned Scaling My Business to Six Figures After working a traditional corporate job, Ryan Grant decided he’d had enough and dove headfirst into reselling. He took the part-time […]

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[FREE EBOOK] BULQ’s 2019 Holiday Reselling Guide

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The holiday season is just around the corner! Is your business ready for the most wonderful time of the year? Holiday shopping is starting earlier than ever, with 21% of Americans browsing for gifts before November. With that in mind, it’s important to plan ahead so you’re ready to tackle the seasonal surge. That’s why we created our 2019 Holiday Reselling Guide– a step by step eBook that walks you through every part of the holiday planning process. Start the […]

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eBay Open 2019 – Our Top Takeaways

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Last week, members of the BULQ team attended eBay Open 2019 to meet with resellers and see what the future of eBay has in store. Whether we saw you at the BULQ booth (thanks for coming by!) or you were unable to make the event, read on for highlights from the year’s biggest “sellerbration.” BIG Announcements As usual, this year’s main general session was chock full of platform updates and other seller surprises. Here are a few highlights: Managed Delivery […]

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BULQ’s 2019 Back-to-School Reselling Guide

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Okay, we know what you’re thinking- it’s the middle of summer! But, it’s never too early to plan your back-to-school (BTS) selling strategy. Similar to the holiday shopping season, BTS is starting earlier and earlier each year. Fortunately for sellers, this means more opportunity to seize this huge retail moment- $82.2 billion to be exact.  Before you stock up on school supplies, check out a few factors that can help make your BTS selling strategy a huge success. Understand BTS […]

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4 Tips to Make the Most of eBay Open

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It’s almost time for the biggest “sellerbration” of the year! July 23-25 is eBay Open, eBay’s annual seller conference in Las Vegas. If you were lucky enough to snag a ticket, get ready for a whirlwind of awesome opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.  Open participants have the chance to network at nightly mixers and parties, chat with suppliers, and attend informational sessions with eBay executives. But with the conference just over two days long, how can you be sure […]

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What to Source for Summer Selling 2019

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The days are getting warmer, the sun is out longer- summer’s on the way! While it may seem early to think about summer selling, now’s a great time to prepare for the season ahead. Although similar to spring, customers’ leisure-time needs largely drive summer sales, particularly buyers with children. Seasonal activities, such as swimming, camping, and barbecuing, can all be great points of inventory inspiration. But, if you’re looking to really dive in to summer sourcing, these categories are sure […]

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4 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Resellers

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As a reseller, you’re busy. You need to be efficient and maximize the time you do have to grow and scale your reselling business. Thankfully, there are an increasing number of apps for resellers that can help you make the most of your time. Check out these four apps that are popular with resellers to get your profits and productivity flowing: Profit Bandit Profit Bandit has become a go-to app for Amazon sellers looking to make more money. It’s a […]

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Top Takeaways From ASD Market Week – March 2019

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Last week, members of the BULQ team attended ASD Market Week’s spring show to meet with resellers and learn some top tricks of the trade. Whether we saw you at our booth (thanks for coming by!) or you were unable to make the event, check out these key learnings to see our takeaways from one of the year’s biggest wholesale trade shows. From the Sessions   Get to Know Your Customers Session: Loyalty Among Consumers: Retention, Respect, & Revenue During […]

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