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BULQ Unboxed: Watching BULQ Reviews on YouTube

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Did you know there are more than 650 BULQ unboxing videos on YouTube? If you’re considering buying from BULQ, watching a customer unboxing video is a great way to get a genuine, third-party opinion. But, with hundreds of videos to choose from, it can be hard to know where to begin. That’s why we’ve pulled together just a few BULQ unboxing videos to get you started. Check them out below! Unboxing Video of Uninspected Returns Toys & Baby Pallet by […]

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The Importance of Price Per Item

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If you’ve ever looked at a BULQ Lot, you’ve probably noticed a few different details; total price, category, maybe the number of items in the box. But, have you ever considered how a Lot’s price per item could potentially affect your bottom line?  Price per item is a breakout of the average cost you pay for each item in a Lot. This is calculated by dividing a Lot’s total price (how much you’re paying for it + shipping costs – […]

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Delabeling Items for Resale: What You Need to Know

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Ever come across a shirt with the inside label crossed out? Or see an item with the UPC blacked over? Delabeling, also referred to as defacing, is a process that some retailers require when selling their goods on the secondary market. For resellers, this merchandise can present a fantastic return on investment, as it’s often from well-known or high-end brands. However, it’s important to understand retailers’ policies when sourcing this type of inventory. Here are a few things to know […]

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3 Reasons to Source from Online Wholesalers

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Are you looking to explore more efficient and cost-effective sourcing options for your reselling business? You’re probably already familiar with saving at bulk stores like BJ’s and Costco as a consumer. So, why not bring that strategy to your reselling business? Sourcing at the wholesale level can be a great way to expand operations, increase your inventory options, and save time and money. Here’s how sourcing wholesale goods online can benefit your business. 1. Save Time and Money When buying […]

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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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5 Tips for Making the Most of ASD Market Week

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Every year, a few members of the BULQ® team travel to ASD Market Week, the largest B2B wholesale buying event in the country, to talk with current and prospective customers, other wholesale liquidators, online retailers, and more. The trade show features the world’s widest variety of retail merchandise and is an amazing opportunity to gain new knowledge about the liquidation industry. Like attending any trade show, preparation is key. Whether you’re a newcomer or Market Week alumni, here are a […]

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Five Common Assumptions About Shipping on eBay

Five Common Assumptions about Shipping on eBay

Updated March 13, 2020 For newer sellers, shipping on eBay can seem a bit intimidating. So, we reached out to the experts on eBay’s shipping team to find out what’s troubling those who are new to the game. What did we find out? Five of the most common assumptions are easily rectified with a little more information. So, we’re here to clear up confusion and bust the following myths: 1. It’s hard to calculate shipping costs. It’s hard if you’re not […]

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How to Sell at a Flea Market

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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-driven, 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 a great time to start. Flea market sellers across the country are seeing their businesses take off, focusing on budget-minded shoppers who […]

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Ordering Your First BULQ Pallet – What to Expect

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Thinking about scaling up your side hustle? It may be time to start sourcing BULQ pallets! But, what do you need to keep in mind before you receive your first delivery? Read on for our step-by-step BULQ pallet guide. Step 1: Pre-Purchase Preparation For those looking to grow their businesses, pallets are a great way to source more inventory at a cost-effective price point. But, there are a few things to know before hitting that “purchase” button. First, familiarize yourself […]

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