Tag Archives | Wholesale

How to Sell at a Flea Market

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If you’re curious about how to sell at a flea market and join America’s booming flea market scene, now is a great time. Flea market sellers across the country are seeing their business take off, focusing on budget-minded shoppers who still want quality goods. Learning how to sell at a flea market can be a great side hustle — and it might be easier than you think to get started. So how big are flea markets right now? According to […]

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BULQ Unboxed: BULQ Reviews from YouTube

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BULQ’s customers are our lifeblood — we’re committed to their success and are always eager to hear about BULQ-buying experiences. As such, we wanted to showcase some of our favorite BULQ unboxing reviews on YouTube and provide resellers with the tools and feedback necessary for making informed sourcing decisions. Unboxing Video of Salvage Home & Garden Pallet by “Hooked On Pickin’” Heather from Hooked on Pickin’ is a BULQ superstar. Since her first BULQ review in April 2017, Heather has unboxed dozens […]

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Reselling 102: How to Make Money Selling Online

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After learning why becoming an online reseller is a great option for increasing your income, you’re probably curious about how to actually make money selling online. So let’s jump right into it, shall we? Finding Profitable Inventory Flipping. Reselling. Online arbitrage. Retail arbitrage. You’ve heard these terms thrown around. The basic principle is the same: buy low, sell high. That’s the key to making money selling products you didn’t produce yourself. But how and where do you find products cheaply […]

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Going to eBay Open? Let’s meet up!

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It’s the eBay seller event of the year you don’t want to miss. eBay Open (July 25-28, 2017) is where you need to be if you want to take your business to the next level. The BULQ team is excited to be attending as exhibitors and will be available to answer all your sourcing questions. BULQ is the best place to source inventory from top name brands you know and love. Be sure to schedule a meeting below if you’d […]

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How to Take Advantage of Customer Returns

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What happens when a customer returns an item to a retailer? In many instances, you get a new opportunity as a reseller. Last year, U.S. consumers returned approximately $260 billion worth of merchandise, according to the National Retail Federation. Often, these items are returned only due to buyer’s remorse. Shoppers might be enticed by the latest tablet release or splurge on a pair of pricey pumps. Not long after these purchases, many consumers begin to question whether they really have a […]

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3 Reasons to Start Buying in Bulk Online Today

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Are you looking to branch out and explore more efficient and cost-effective sourcing opportunities for your selling business? As a consumer, you’re already familiar with saving at bulk stores like BJ’s and Costco for their personal needs, and many people even increase their savings by buying in bulk online. So why not bring that strategy to your selling business? Sourcing at the bulk or wholesale level can be a great way to expand your current business operations, increase your options, […]

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Buying Power at ASD Market Week

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Every year, a few members of the BULQ team travel to the largest B2B wholesale buying event in the country, ASD Market Week, to meet our customers, prospective customers, other wholesale liquidators, online retailers, and more. This trade show features the world’s widest variety of retail merchandise and is an amazing opportunity to gain new knowledge about the liquidation industry. 1. Make Every Square Foot & Second Count ASD originally stood for “Associated Surplus Dealers” when the show was first […]

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5 Steps to Stop Wasting Time When Sorting Wholesale Pallets

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New to sourcing pallets of liquidation goods? Buying large wholesale lots can be very cost-effective, but when your order contains possibly hundreds of individual items, efficiency is critical. While buying and processing in wholesale quantities can feel intimidating if you’re just getting started, we have some tips to help you stop wasting time. (After all: time is money!) Here are five essential steps to sort and process your wholesale pallet effectively: 1. Clear Your Space Before receiving your pallet, make […]

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2016 in Review: Making it Easier to Source Wholesale Liquidation Goods

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It’s been an incredible year helping you source wholesale liquidation goods. We couldn’t have done it without you, but we do it all for you. This was the first full calendar year for BULQ, and with it came many new offerings. Now, you can source three different lot sizes. You have access to more categories. You can use new features that make sourcing easier. You can even buy wholesale lots on-the-go. We are constantly innovating for our buyers. Read on […]

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Tips for Reading a Wholesale Shipping Manifest

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Even if you’re new to sourcing liquidation goods, you know that the shipping 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 wholesale lot comes with one, and we guarantee 98% accuracy. The BULQ manifest is your best friend as you make […]

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