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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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What to Source for Spring Selling 2019

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It’s that time of year again! ‘Tis the season to turn back the clocks and leap forward into a fresh start. For many, the coming of spring brings up thoughts of exciting things to come: spring break, baseball’s spring training, warmer weather and, of course, spring cleaning. In the reselling world, however, spring also means it’s time to start gearing up for some of the year’s hottest retail moments. From sports memorabilia, to cleaning supplies and even bathing suits, buyers […]

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5 Reselling Conferences and Trade Shows to Attend in 2019

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Pack your bags – it’s time to set your 2019 trade show and conference schedule! If you’ve never attended a seller-focused conference or trade show before, you’re neglecting a great opportunity to learn about and grow your reselling business. While there are many benefits of taking part in these events, resellers primarily attend to 1) explore new inventory sources and 2) add value to their app-based selling channels (like eBay, Amazon, and Poshmark), and 3) network. Conferences and trade shows […]

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BULQ Reseller Stories: Aaron Ketterer, Utah Auctionology

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Aaron Ketterer is a part-time reseller who has been selling musical instruments, sporting goods, and dozens of other categories on eBay for 4 years. He’s been a BULQ customer since 2017. Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got into this business? I got into reselling through a friend. He was going to auctions and I joined him once and kept going from there. I started off buying musical instruments, because that’s something I know well from […]

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What to Source Now for Summer Selling

What to Source Now for Summer Selling

Weddings. Pool parties. BBQs. Yard work. Ah, the joys (and chores) of summer. If that list sounds familiar, it’s because soon those summer events will be driving a lot of demand on eBay. Buyers will be searching for centerpieces, inflatables, BBQ tongs and chainsaws. Yes, chainsaws. And whole lot more. I sat down with eBay’s U.S.-based merchandising managers (the folks that predict demand, secure product from sellers and market the merchandise on eBay) to get the inside scoop on what’s […]

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ASD March 2018 Recap

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Day 1: March 11, 2018 The first day of the March 2018 ASD Trade Show opened today and was in full swing. Here are the Day 1 highlights from ASD if you missed your chance to attend this year’s spring show: Amazon 101 with Travis Ross As one of the founders of the Rocky Mountain Reseller Conference, Travis Ross is a well-respected Amazon selling coach as he helps new sellers grow and scale their e-commerce business. Today at ASD Travis […]

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Going to OFFPRICE Show? Meet Us There at Booth 2039!

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It’s the retail event of the year you don’t want to miss. With more than 1,000 exhibitor booths, OFFPRICE Show is your source for new apparel and accessories at low prices. The BULQ team is thrilled to attend this year’s winter show as a first time exhibitor! At BULQ, we partner with top U.S. retailers to provide buyers with the apparel brands they know and love at up to 90% off retail prices. If you’re planning to attend the show […]

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2017 Holiday Reselling Insights to Help You Sell Better [Infographic]

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What are shoppers planning to buy for the holidays? What motivates them to convert? Check out our holiday reselling infographic for the answers to these questions and more. And for even more advice on making 2017 your best holiday season yet, download our Online Holiday Selling Guide! Having trouble reading holiday reselling infographic? Here’s the data you need to know: Insights to help you prepare for the season of reselling How Consumers Are Shopping 75% of holiday shoppers say they […]

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