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What to Expect When Buying Return Pallets

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If you typically source cases from liquidation and wholesale companies like BULQ, ask yourself: is it time to take my inventory to the next level? If so, consider sourcing return pallets. Pallets are considerably larger than cases and do require more preparation and research, so we mapped out what to expect when buying return pallets. Pre-Purchase Preparation Buying liquidation return pallets is a cost-effective way to both grow your reselling business and source more customer returned and/or excess inventory than […]

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Holiday Reselling Season: Closing Q4 Strong

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This year has been unlike any other. Although COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the world globally, online retail has experienced a small silver lining. But, getting your business in a healthy place before closing the books on 2020 and the 2020 holiday season is essential to tracking your yearly performance. So, how do you close out the Q4 holiday reselling season on a high note and start Q1 on the right foot? Check out these end of Q4 tips […]

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5 Ways to Save Time When Sorting Inventory

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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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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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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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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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