Tag Archives | Wholesale

4 Conferences and Trade Shows for Sellers to Attend

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It’s time to plan your schedule for 2017. If you’ve never attended industry conferences or trade shows for sellers before, you’ve been neglecting a sneaky-good opportunity to grow on Amazon and eBay. There are two main reasons why Amazon and eBay sellers should go to trade shows: to source and to network. You get opportunities to meet face-to-face with suppliers and source inventory for your business. You can also attend informational sessions and mingle with your peers — building a […]

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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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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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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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Our BULQ Backstory

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Hey there – we’re BULQ! We’re an online inventory provider dedicated to creating an easy, transparent, and reliable sourcing experience. If you’re here, that probably means you’re interested in learning about who we are and what we do. So, let’s get started.  The BULQ Backstory BULQ’s co-founders, Adam and Toby, actually started out as eBay resellers themselves. Back in the early 2000’s, they sourced and resold inventory from antique stores and other small retailers in the Washington, D.C. area. Their […]

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