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Almo Corporation Partners With B-Stock Solutions on Private-Label B2B Marketplace for Returned and Excess Merchandise


March 16, 2015
By Business Wire News

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.

B-Stock Solutions, a technology provider powering the largest network of B2B liquidation marketplaces, has partnered with Almo Corporation, the national appliance, consumer electronics and professional audio/video distributor, to manage Almo’s official online liquidation marketplace for customer returns and excess merchandise. The auction lots offered consist of major and small name-brand appliances, consumer electronics and accessories, and home and garden products, all located at Almo’s facilities in Philadelphia, PA, Reno, NV and now, Dallas, TX. Bidding is currently open at http://almo.bstocksolutions.com with auction lots from various locations being posted on a weekly basis. Please visit the marketplace for more information and to register to bid.

“Through our branded B2B marketplace we are pleased to offer business buyers a transparent and direct platform to secure bulk lots of merchandise across a variety of product categories including premium appliances and high-end electronics,” said Rick Wigen, Vice President of Product Management at Almo Corporation. “We’re additionally happy to now offer Texas-based buyers easy access to bid on and pick up merchandise from our Dallas location.”

B-Stock Solutions’ B2B Enterprise Solution gives Almo access to a dedicated team of marketplace management experts, who will oversee all aspects of the process, including: inventory uploads, auction strategy, logistics, and tier one customer support.

“We are excited to be working with Almo to support its liquidation-management goals and to expand our service offering to accommodate returned and excess merchandise from a third facility,” said Howard Rosenberg, CEO of B-Stock Solutions. “Almo’s products are already extremely popular categories for our robust buyer base and I know our Texas-based buyers will be thrilled at the opportunity to now conveniently secure merchandise right in their own back yard.”

B-Stock Solutions provides potential buyers reliable access to purchase quality excess inventory directly from top organizations like Almo from any location around the globe. By enabling an efficient, direct relationship between buyers and sellers B-Stock Solutions is revolutionizing the liquidation business.

About B-Stock Solutions

B-Stock Solutions operates the largest global network of private label, business-to-business liquidation marketplaces. Our award-winning solution is used by top retailers and manufacturers as well as small and medium sized businesses. We are revolutionizing the liquidation industry by increasing recovery rates for sellers and by providing buyers with unprecedented access to inventory directly from retailers and manufacturers. Our solution is also reducing the environmental impact of excess inventory by: (1) facilitating the resale and reuse of products that might otherwise be thrown away, and (2) reducing the amount of transportation these products require as they are moved between traditional liquidation middlemen. Additional information can be found at: http://bstocksolutions.com.

About Almo Corporation

Almo Corporation is the nation’s leading independent distributor of Major Appliances, Consumer Electronics, Housewares and Professional A/V equipment. Known for its Rapid Ship services and exceptional customer service, Almo distributes over 85 of the industry’s top brand names. Dealers and Retailers have instant access to a wide variety of Major Appliances, Consumer Electronics, Professional A/V Equipment and Professional Residential Kitchen and Outdoor Appliances.

Founded in 1946, Almo is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and operates 8 regional distribution facilities with over 1.5 million square feet of warehousing throughout the United States. More information on Almo is available by contacting the company directly or at Almo’s web site located at www.almo.com.

B-Stock Solutions
Melissa Gieringer, 310-686-7773
Senior Communications Manger
melissa@bstocksolutions.com