The Reseller
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The Reseller

thrift, ecommerce, reselling, inventory, resale, merchandising, small business
Photo by Marek Piwnicki on Unsplash

If it’s a dud let it go.

veryone makes a bad buy from time to time. Even career retail buyers make mistakes. Learn, get what you can, and move on.

One of my worst buys was $5,000 in Macy’s customer return, closeout, and damaged jewelry. It was a couple of thousand pieces, the per-unit cost was around $2.50. It seemed like a no brainer. Except that it wasn’t.

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Tim Gebauer

Thrift and retail blogger. Helping small business succeed. Connect on linkedIn, my thrift reseller blog thethrifter or my amazon thrift merchandising e-book.