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Investing in Liquidations

The merchandise liquidation business allows for the application of a solid principle of investing:To be successful, one must buy when the unusual opportunity is presented.In the closeout business it means accommodating the needs of the supplier looking to unload the excess inventory at a particular moment in time. A moment…

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A perfect fit

The promotional products industry is a good partner for our particularly unique liquidation business model. Unlike most other closeout companies, we focus primarily on value, less on pace caging. We like all kinds of merchandise that will be uninteresting to other liquidators primarily focused on a retail customer base. We…

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Licensed Merchandise Closeouts

We could all think of a better name but this is what my first big customer for this kind of liquidated merchandise christened them. “Dead Licenses.” He was always looking for them and we at closeoutservices.com are too.It is an interesting category in the closeout business because many large opportunities…

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What would you like to know?

About the liquidation and closeout business? Below is a summary of my experience in this arena. Help is available if you need some answers. First a few credentials: 1. Twenty years in the closeout liquidation wholesale business as the owner of Closeout Services Corp. 2. Buying and selling 100’s of…

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Procurement Service

When I started Closeout Services Corp. 20 years ago, I decided to include the word “Services” because I did not know how many different possible roads for new business were going to eventually present themselves. “Services” casts a wide net and turned out to be a pretty good choice.Closeout Services…

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A trade too good to be true

Except that it’s not.  An interesting way to improve your merchandise position at the warehouse. Most liquidators don’t  think much about this  but we have arranged some excellent trades benefiting both sides in the transaction. This is barter in the common sense way we all assumed it to be before…

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Hello World!

Today’s big deal is a real hat trick. We are looking at 4,000 Brand new officially licensed World Poker Tour hats. Tags are attached including the $28.00 price tag. Style is One Size Fits all with an adjustable plastic tab in back. These hats need to find heads. Let’s make…

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