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10 Tips for Selling on eBay from eBay Experts

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There’s a lot of useful information out there about selling on eBay, but it can be hard to sift through. Instead of just doing online research and reading, why not listen to a podcast? eBay Radio, hosted by Jim “Griff” Griffith and Lee Mirabal, is the “heartbeat of the selling community.” If you aren’t already an avid listener, you’re missing out on an informative resource. We had the opportunity to call in during the November 22, 2016 episode of eBay […]

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Introducing Multi-Pallet Lots: New Categories, More Inventory

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We are thrilled to announce that multi-pallet lots are now available on BULQ.com. A multi-pallet lot is a new, larger lot similar to a less-than-truckload (LTLs) sized lot. At launch, our multi-pallet lots contain 4-5 pallets per listing, with categories we’ve never offered online — including home goods like bathroom vanities, furniture, and tools — as well as larger quantities of previously listed, popular categories such as electronics and general merchandise. Inventory is grouped by condition and similar categories. We know […]

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The BULQ App: Wholesale Sourcing Right From Your iPhone

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Resellers tend to source inventory in person, through retail arbitrage at discount stores and trade shows, or online. But you’re busy. You might not have time to sit in front of your computer for hours or scour the shelves at your local Goodwill. You need to be able to source at any time and any place, and a great way to accomplish this is through a wholesale sourcing app for your smartphone. With this in mind, we are thrilled to […]

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4 Reasons to Source Smaller: BULQ Wholesale Cases

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The BULQ team has spent a significant amount of time meeting and listening to entrepreneurs in the reseller community and know that there are a lot of resellers who prefer to process a smaller amount of inventory than what is typically sourced at the pallet- or truckload-level. BULQ cases, which are smaller wholesale lots, are a great gateway into sourcing liquidation goods. They are shipped in reusable boxes and will get to you faster, allowing you to turn around inventory and […]

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What’s the Deal with Private Labeling?

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There’s no “one right way” to run a successful reselling business—everyone has their own methods for finding merchandise, and they prefer different marketplaces. At its core, many resellers have similar business models: they buy returned and excess inventory from vendors or wholesalers to resell at a discount online. But some resellers actually sell merchandise as part of their own brand. In this type of business, resellers will purchase a larger amount of inventory from a manufacturer which they can sell on […]

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Hidden Reseller Costs: Sourcing Edition

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Whether you’re a first-time reseller or a seasoned veteran, you know there are two important ratios to think of in this business: risk v.s. reward, and time v.s. money. The key is finding a balance between the two, spending your resources in proportion to your returns. Sourcing is one stage of the reselling process where finding this balance can be particularly challenging. Your sourcing strategy is arguably the make-or-break piece of your business, since what you source can leave you […]

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3 Training Courses to Help You Sell on Amazon Successfully

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Learning to sell on Amazon is challenging—and while there are plenty of articles and social channels available for support, sometimes they aren’t enough. When that’s the case, resellers can turn to training courses to start or revitalize their reselling business. Below are three programs geared Amazon sellers. They are rated highly by the reselling community. Amazon Boot Camp Cost: $295 (One-time payment), $325 (3-month payment plan) Provider: The Selling Family Level: Beginner The Selling Family has a number of different […]

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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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BULQ Unboxed: Our Backstory

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We are BULQ. We’re in the wholesale liquidation business, but we have a different way of thinking than most folks in the industry. We’re committed to making buying from BULQ the best possible experience. To that end, we’ve done our best to get to know the resellers we work with. But we figured it’s probably about time for resellers to get to know a little bit more about us. We don’t want to be mysterious wholesalers behind the curtain—that’s just […]

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