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What are some common wholesale lots?

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Wholesale lots are available for any product that is sold retail, but are most commonly found for computers, clothing, hardware, home and garden items and cellphones, in addition to health and beauty items. GencoMarketplace.com, BStockSupply.com and eBay Wholesale Lots provide a wide range of wholesale products for auction online. Wholesale lots are typically sized by the pallet or truckload.

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GencoMarketplace.com advertises itself as America's largest wholesaler of retail returns, managing $2.5 billion worth of product liquidation annually. The website sells wholesale lots from The Home Depot.

BStockSupply.com is an online liquidation auction wholesaler. Each listing includes current bid, average cost per unit, auction deadline, seller reputation, and original retail value per lot. The site lists auctions for 15 different categories. For example, in the appliances category, auctions include refrigerators, dryers, washing machines, small appliances and kitchenware, in addition to mixers, blenders, toasters, coffee makers and vacuums.

Manufacturers, sales agents, craftspeople and wholesalers are common sellers of wholesale lots, as are importers, distributors and liquidators. EBay Wholesale Lots is a wholesaler that's not open to the general public. Wholesale merchandise is often merchandise that's been returned or is slightly damaged, out of season or discontinued. Wholesale lots purchased online are shipped by freight and are generally classed as hundred-weight packages by shippers. It is possible to pick up a wholesale lot from the wholesaler to eliminate shipping costs.

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