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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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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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How to Read and Understand a BULQ Manifest

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Even if you’re new to wholesale sourcing, you may know a manifest is an important tool for deciding what to purchase. But, what exactly is a manifest? A manifest for a wholesale lot — whether it’s for a case, pallet, or less-than-truckload (LTL) lot — is a document that details all of the inventory you’ll receive. Every BULQ lot comes with a BULQ manifest, and we guarantee 98% accuracy. The BULQ manifest is your best friend as you make your […]

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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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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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What to Source for Spring Selling 2019

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It’s that time of year again! ‘Tis the season to turn back the clocks and leap forward into a fresh start. For many, the coming of spring brings up thoughts of exciting things to come: spring break, baseball’s spring training, warmer weather and, of course, spring cleaning. In the reselling world, however, spring also means it’s time to start gearing up for some of the year’s hottest retail moments. From sports memorabilia, to cleaning supplies and even bathing suits, buyers […]

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New Year, New Look, Even Better BULQ

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Does the BULQ.com homepage look slightly different to you? It does to us, too! That’s because BULQ® has a new look and feel for 2019. Why the Update? We spent some time last year gathering feedback from those who know the BULQ experience best- our reseller community. Keeping those responses in mind, we’re refreshing our brand to highlight the features customers like you love most. Easy To Use From first-time resellers to enterprise pros, BULQ makes the process of finding, […]

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