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Inventory sourcing can be a challenge. But that’s why BULQ is here to help! Maybe you’re just starting liquidation sourcing. Or you’re looking for return pallets to expand your business. You could also just want to learn more about sustainably sourcing returned and excess goods. No matter your reselling level, we’ve got it all, along with tips to help you succeed.

On BULQ, we have great inventory that your customers crave. To start, learn how, what, and when to source goods for your reselling business. If you have specific questions about inventory sourcing, please reach out directly to our Customer Care team. They can answer any questions you have about cases, pallets, shopping liquidation, returned inventory, and more.

How to Take Advantage of Customer Returns

How to Take Advantage of Customer Returns

What happens when a customer returns an item to a retailer? In many instances, you get a new opportunity as a reseller. Last year, U.S. consumers returned approximately $260 billion worth of merchandise, according to the National Retail Federation. Often, these items are returned only due to buyer’s remorse. Shoppers might be enticed by the latest tablet release or splurge on a pair of pricey pumps. Not long after these purchases, many consumers begin to question whether they really have a […]

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A Guide to Gated Merchandise on Amazon

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Gated, restricted, prohibited. These words mean, in their simplest form, “no” or “you can’t have”. They’re the last words any reseller wants to hear, because they limit what can and can’t be sold as part of their business. Unfortunately, these boundaries are unavoidable when selling on Amazon. There are currently 22 categories of goods on Amazon that are “gated”, meaning that they require express permission before selling. While frustrating, they are gated for a reason. Gating merchandise is meant to protect […]

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Investment Assessment: Retail Arbitrage vs. Buying Wholesale

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Buy low, sell high—that’s the investor’s motto. But investments are risky, and there’s no such thing as a sure bet. With that in mind, investors must balance the risk equation, using what they know about the market to inform their decisions about when to buy and when to sell. This is true of any type of investment, whether it be in property, the stock market, or—in the case of resellers—merchandise. Resellers operate on a much shorter timeline than most investors. […]

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