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High-end retailers can no longer ignore second-hand

Neiman Marcus is not a store that you would commonly associate with second-hand goods, but it very soon may be. Neiman Marcus is not planning on selling second hand in store just yet, they are simply buying second-hand thru their new partnership with Fashionphile an e-commerce platform which specializes in the resale of pre-owned luxury goods such as handbags, jewelry, [...]

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Facebook was made for socializing but now it’s for selling as well

For Years Facebook, the social networking platform has been a great way to catch up with friends and family and to generally kill time. More recently however it has started to become a far more practical tool, particularly for the reseller’s community. In 2016 Facebook officially relaunched their marketplace feature which had laid dormant for the past several years. This [...]

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Some people are just not cut out for retirement

To bookend last week’s blog entry, we are going to go to the opposite end of the reseller spectrum and this week talk about resellers interested in starting their second career in reselling. Do you have someone in your life like this? A serious minded hardworking professional with loads of talent and energy just about retirement age or older that [...]

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Hey kid, Get a job! How about hey kid start a business! instead?

This one’s directed to all the soon to be anxious parents out there dreading the impending summer break and their teenage children being home from school for two months. Yes, summer is just around the corner and it can be a real challenge to keep them occupied and out of trouble. Likely they have their own plans for how [...]

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Don’t let another season pass you by

After a long, cruel and seemingly endless winter, It’s finally spring again and the perfect time to start selling swimwear. Before you say it, yes we have talked about swimwear before, and we are circling back on the subject again today because it’s a category of goods that deserves the added attention. Swimwear as a category is perfect for any type [...]

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Amazon’s removal of the parity clause could shake up the e-commerce arena

Amazon has had one very basic rule for sellers using their platform for years now, the rule known as the parity clause was just recently very quietly removed. The rule went something like this; if you want to sell on Amazon, then Amazon needs your lowest price. No selling the goods on a third-party site or your own website [...]

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Timing is everything! Your guide to the retail calendar

If you want to maximize your sales as a reseller, you have to understand the calendar. I am not talking about knowing how many days are in a particular month; I am talking about understanding the retail calendar. It’s important to understand how major retailers operate, knowing when they promote when they discount and how these factors influence your sales. [...]

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Used is not a dirty word anymore.

We previously looked at the world of fast disposable fashion and how its fortunes have suffered of late as a result of changing consumer spending habits, changes in tastes and A growing awareness of the true cost of fast fashion. Now there is emerging evidence that the industry is under threat from yet another direction and that is the increasing [...]

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Breadth before depth in retail

The brand obsession, we tackled the subject previously and talked about how to move past the single label hunt and instead look at the bigger picture of what liquidation has to offer. Now we want to look at another common reseller pitfall that goes hand in hand with the brand obsession, and that trap is the depth over breadth approach to [...]

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The most common questions of the first-time reseller answered.

Ready to start selling liquidation merchandise? If so, great you have come to the right place, and we have the tools and merchandise you need to get your business started on the right foot. In our last blog entry we talked about how you can get answers to those important questions you may have about buying and reselling liquidation merchandise, [...]

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