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Five Myths about eBay Shipping

Five Common Assumptions about Shipping on eBay

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 prepared. To get […]

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BULQ Unboxed: Watching BULQ Reviews on YouTube

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Did you know there are more than 590 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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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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6 Tips for First-Time BULQ Buyers

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Getting ready to make your first BULQ® purchase? We’re here to help! Check out these 6 tips to make the most of your first BULQ buy. 1. Start Small  While it can be tempting to make a large purchase, veteran BULQ buyers suggest starting small with the purchase of a single case to familiarize yourself with the inventory and buying process. BULQ cases measure approximately 24”x20”x23”, weigh less than 60lbs, and ship UPS ground for a flat rate of $30  […]

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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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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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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 interact with our 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. But, like attending any trade show, preparation is key. Whether you’re a newcomer or Market Week alumni, here are […]

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Meet Colleen- BULQ’s Community Manager

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Hey there, BULQ® Buyers — Colleen here! For those who don’t know me, I’m BULQ’s Community Manager in charge of helping build, grow, and manage BULQ’s network of resellers. Essentially, I communicate the voices of our audience to the BULQ team to make sure we’re meeting our customers’ needs while consistently advancing what BULQ can offer. But the best part of my job is getting to talk and meet with our customers online and at trade shows. Whether you’re new […]

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