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Summer Sourcing Trends 2021 | What to Source This Season

Summer Sourcing

When you were a kid, the countdown to summer was the best part of the year! Now as an adult and reseller, prepping for summer means sourcing the perfect products for your shop. Check out what’s sizzling this season and keep your customers stocked up with the top trending categories of summer 2021. Apparel & Accessories Lucky for us this summer, the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions will be lifted in time for outdoor fun. As everyone starts looking for “real” clothes […]

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Spring Reselling Tips, and More!

Spring Cleaning, Reselling Tips

🌸Spring has sprung, which means out with the old and in with the new!🌸 Resellers know that getting over the holiday rush is like a breath of fresh air. Now it’s time to tidy up your inventory space, revamp your seasonal approach, tackle that infamous stockpile, and get out that spring cleaning checklist so you can boost sales this season. If you’re not sure where to begin, these BULQ pro spring reselling tips will help motivate you to start this […]

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Spring 2021 Reselling Trends: What To Source Now

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Spring has almost sprung! Time for resellers to turn the clocks forward, tuck away the sweaters, and pay attention to spring 2021 reselling trends. Though COVID-19 is stopping some of our typical spring plans, that doesn’t mean style trends and fashion statements will be put on pause. Spring shoppers will be here before you know it, searching for seasonal apparel, home decor, and even sports and outdoor items for much-needed fun. That means it’s up to you to source these […]

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Liquidation Pallets: Take Reselling to the Next Level

Liquidation Pallets: What to Expect for Your First Purchase

Liquidation Pallets – What to Expect on Your First Order Thinking about scaling up your online reselling side hustle? It may be time to start sourcing liquidation pallets! But, what do you need to keep in mind before you receive your first pallet delivery? Read on for our step-by-step BULQ pallet guide. Buying Your First BULQ Liquidation Pallet [Video] Step 1: Plan Ahead for Liquidation Pallets When looking to grow your reselling business, pallets of liquidation inventory are a great […]

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Fixer-Uppers: How to Repair Items for Resale

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No matter where resellers source their inventory, there’s always a risk of receiving damaged or less-than-new products. Sometimes, you may not be sure of the inventory’s condition, which makes for a riskier investment. Other times, the products could be impacted by poor handling or improper shipment. However, non-new or damaged items don’t have to mean a total loss! Check out these tips on how to repair items for resale so you can bring these products (and your profits) back to […]

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5 Ways to Save Time When Sorting Inventory

How to sort through your pallet

New to sourcing wholesale cases or pallets? While buying in bulk can be cost-effective, knowing how to efficiently sort inventory is also a huge money-saving asset. If organizing hundreds of items sounds intimidating, never fear! Check out these 5 essential steps to create a smart and speedy inventory sorting process. 1. Prepare Your Space Before receiving inventory, be sure that you’ve properly cleared a space to process, sort, and store the products. Open, covered spaces (like garages) are ideal as […]

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6 Hidden Sourcing Costs and How to Avoid Them

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Both first-time sellers and seasoned pros know sourcing is an important part a reselling business. However, it can be difficult to find a balance between how much to spend vs. potential profits. Especially for newer sellers, hidden inventory sourcing costs can put you in the red if you don’t know what to look for.  Fortunately, when it comes to avoiding these sneaky charges, a little know-how can go a long way. Check out these 6 hidden sourcing costs and how […]

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How To Sell At A Flea Market

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Learning how to sell at a flea market can be a great alternative to the traditional and more convenient method of online reselling. According to the National Flea Market Association, there are more than 1,100 flea markets across the country doing more than $30 billion in sales each year. Flea market customers tend to be loyal and community-focused, forming a bond with their market and creating a sense of family. If you’re interested in joining America’s booming flea market scene, now’s […]

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Sourcing Inventory for COVID-19: Top Items to Sell Right Now

Sourcing inventory during COVID-19: Toys & Games

If you’ve had to shift your inventory sourcing strategy in the past few weeks due to COVID-19, you’re not alone. Americans are watching what they spend, leading many to shy away from those “nice-to-have” purchases. However, with people still spending most time at home, what’s deemed “essential” for these customers can go beyond the usual necessities. So, what product categories are resellers sourcing in this unprecedented time of COVID-19? Sourcing Inventory to Meet the COVID-19 Demand We surveyed more than […]

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3 Low (or No) Cost Ways to Source Inventory at Home

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With COVID-19 keeping everyone at home, sourcing inventory for online reselling might be a little trickier. Brick-and-mortar retailers, flea markets, garage sales, and thrift stores are all shutting their doors, making those awesome finds harder to come by. And with 82% of resellers reporting slower sales since the outbreak, you might be working with a limited budget, too. But, did you know there are ways to source high-quality reselling inventory without leaving home? These methods can save both time and […]

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