Archive | Industry Trends

Knowledge of industry trends is key in growing your business to meet your goals. Lucky for you, BULQ compiles all the latest news and insights related to reselling, wholesale, and liquidation industries.

On that note, keeping a good pulse on the industry will ensure that your business has a competitive edge. You can also take these insights to improve your reselling strategy in the months ahead. Read on to learn more about sourcing wholesale returns in bulk, online marketplace changes, and the rise of resale. If you have any questions about these updates or industry trends, feel free to reach out to our Customer Care team.

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

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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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BULQ’s 2017 Online Holiday Selling Guide Is Here!

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If you’re a reseller, you hustle for every dollar you make. That’s just what the business demands. Going into the fourth quarter, which includes the big holiday shopping season, those dollars can really add up to make up a substantial portion of your yearly revenue. That means that for sellers, the holiday season — besides being the time for giving, family, and fun — is the season of moving inventory and making profits. You don’t want to miss out on […]

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Instagram Takeover Terms and Conditions

Congratulations! You have been selected to take over @BULQWholesale’s Instagram Story for BULQ’s Takeover Tuesday. BULQ’s Instagram Story Takeover Tuesday highlights specific resellers and enables them to connect and engage with @BULQWholesale’s followers for the day. This audience is made up of fellow resellers, prospective buyers, and Optoro employees. It’s important to keep in mind that these followers also include official reselling platforms that you may use to list your inventory. The tone of @BULQWholesale content should be consistently positive, […]

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BULQ Summer Shirt Giveaway Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The “BULQ Summer Shirt Giveaway” (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored and administered by Optoro, Inc., 1001 G St NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20001 (“Sponsor”). HOW TO ENTER: Participants enter the Giveaway by doing all of the following things: (1) following “@bulqwholesale” on Instagram; (2) liking the dedicated Instagram post from “@bulqwholesale” announcing the Giveaway posted on Monday, July 29, […]

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How to Maximize Your Back to School Sales

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Sure, it’s the middle of summer and the kids are out of school. But, it’s never too early to start thinking about your Back to School selling strategy! Like the Holiday retail moment, Back to School starts earlier and earlier each year. And, just like Holiday, Back to School represents a huge selling opportunity – $75 billion in 2016. We also see specific buying behaviors around Back to School (BTS) in two distinct phases, similar to the phases we identified […]

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BULQ Pick Me Up Giveaway Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The “BULQ Winter Instagram Giveaway” (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored and administered by Optoro, Inc., 1001 G St NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20001 (“Sponsor”). HOW TO ENTER: Participants enter the Giveaway by doing all of the following things: (1) following @bulqwholesale on Instagram (2) commenting with their biggest reselling win of 2020 on BULQ’s Instagram post announcing the giveaway. Participants […]

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