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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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3 Thought Leaders to Follow for Reselling Guidance

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If you are new to the reselling industry, you might be unsure of where to turn for thought leadership. Some reselling resources can be influencers who provide the sourcing and selling information and tips you need to get your business to where it needs to be. But where can you find these people? Increasingly, you can find them online. They are active on social media, they have blogs, they host forums, and they might even offer reselling courses. They have […]

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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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Fixer-Uppers: Tips for Repairing Merchandise for Resale

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No matter where a reseller sources products, they’re bound to find merchandise that, though valuable, is a little rough around the edges. Sometimes the damage is a result of poor shipping and handling. Products found at clearance, at a secondhand store, or at a yard sale pass through many hands and often aren’t treated delicately. While some make their living fixing and reselling goods, this can be frustrating for resellers who don’t—and there are two reasons why. First, standards for […]

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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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Shipping & Storing: Which Reselling Business Profile Fits Your Needs?

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The reselling business comes with a lot of choices. Do I sell online or offline, Amazon or eBay? What kind of merchandise should I sell? How much should I sell? It’s a lot to consider. One of the most important questions resellers ask themselves is, where should I run my reselling business? Some resellers do all of their business, from retail arbitrage to sale, directly out of their house. Others separate the two, and still others have some kind of […]

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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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