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Product Photography Problem

Product photography. A problem that has been annoying me for years. Too expensive and inconvenient to hire a photographer so it is a big advantage to do it yourself. But how?The most professional looking photos need pretty advanced and expensive equipment, special lighting, flash , composition skills , some additional…

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Celebriducks

Made an interesting and unusual liquidation deal today with a wonderful company making a unique and popular product.Interesting because the company makes the best quality, licensed character , rubber ducks in the world. Unusual because both sides in the closeout deal agreed to do something out of the ordinary. Both…

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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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