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Articles, Case Studies, Hints, Tips & more

Introduction

At Via Trading, our priority is not only to get suitable merchandise into your hands at the most cost-effective price, but to also help you grow your business. We know that our success is only measured by your success and as such, we have put together a resource section to help you learn more about the industry, share some our customers experiences, identify potential sales channels & provide some hints and tips.

We also have a Government Resource Page where we have summarized some useful information such as registering a business, getting permits and much more with appropriate links. Take time to also check out our Partners Page where you can find companies who provide financing, product research, image editing and much more. Interested to sell at a flea market or to flea market vendors? Check out our Flea Market section to identify your nearby markets.

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How to Transition from Amazon to Ecommerce: Building Your Own Brand

Amazon is great to sell products, but it's hard to grow your own brand. Learn how to design and market your online store and establish your brand.

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Best Cloud Based Email Services for Business

For most businesses today, email is one of their primary communication methods. Here are 6 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-Based Email Service

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Missing These 10 Tactics is Why Most Online Sellers Get Scammed by Wholesale Vendors

Missing These 10 Tactics is Why Most Online Sellers Get Scammed by Wholesale Vendors. Here's How To Avoid Getting Scammed

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Freedom Entrepreneurial Camp

Enduring life, going with motions, 9-5 days, Monday thru Friday, vs enjoying life, pursuing clear purpose. Take a moment, forecast your life's trajectory.

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Video: Via Trading Auction Preview

Check out an auction we had earlier this year! Happens every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month!

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Video: A Day at the Swap Meet selling HEHSWCR

Via Trading Pallets Wholesale Customer Returns Swap Meet Watch us sell on OfferUp, eBay, GarageSale, Facebook and Craigslist Every Day as we build our resell business.

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Video: Selling Cosmetics on eBay with Hooked on Pickin?

How to make a great eBay Listing from start to finish with VIA Trading makeup. I show you how I make the best listing on eBay with the best pictures.

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Video: A Day at Via!

Take a trip to the Via Trading wholesale liquidation warehouse. Get a close up look at what is available from Via Trading.

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Video: Live Auction through the eyes of StevenSteph Resale Killers

Live Auction through the eyes of StevenSteph Resale Killers

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Video: Auction Preview with StevenSteph Resale Killers

Wholesale Liquidation Auction Preview - The Resale Killers preview Via Trading's wholesale Liquidation auction to buy bulk and resale.

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How to Buy Wholesale Liquidation Cosmetics

How to Purchase Wholesale Liquidation Cosmetics depending on their Product Condition: Shelf Pulls, New Overstock and Master Case.

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Merchandising for Profit

Watch our recorded webinar for flea marketers to help you maximize your sales & profits for liquidation merchandise.

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Flea Market Selling Day

StevenSteph the Resale Killers spend 4 hours selling wholesale Liquidation pallets of high end customer returns at the local Flea market / Swap Meet.

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Elite eBay and Amazon Sellers don't want you to know this secret tactic to accelerating your Business

Elite eBay and Amazon Sellers don't want you to know this secret tactic to accelerating your Business. I'm going to teach you how they do it.

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Interested in Cosmetics?

Cosmetics are a great seller all year round. We would like to tell you a little bit about some recent changes we have made.

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Barg-N-Binz Picks Via Trading Thanks to Excellent Customer Service

Andrew couldn't find an online supplier comfortable to work with. Then, Via Trading's customer service helped him find the right merchandise.

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LP Uses Via Trading as the Exclusive Supplier for its Virtual Business

Max new virtual business consists of buying General Merchandise from Via Trading and selling it through a Facebook group with over 9,000 members.

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Leveraging Group Sites to Liquidate Excess Merchandise

Excess merchandise is familiar to every business owner. Using collective bargaining, group sites enable consumers to get great deals from retailers.

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An Overview of Liquidations

To understand the retail supply chain and have a Liquidations Overview, one must understand two processes: Forward Logistics and the Reverse Logistics

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How to Qualify a Supplier

Learn how to qualify a supplier and what you should be taking into consideration when determining if a company will be the right wholesale source for you.

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35 Alternatives to Selling on Ebay

Everyone knows that selling on eBay is profitable. But eBay is flooded with competition. There are new and lesser known online selling platforms today.

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From Pallets to Truckloads and Beyond

Some of the most successful businesses are born out of a complete accident! Meet Nathan from Florida, ex IT technician for small businesses.

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Competitive Pricing for Retail Success

Any retail store, whether you realize it or not, has been well thought out through the science of merchandising. Know how to have retail success

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How to Buy Liquidation Cosmetics

Check out this short video training and learn how to purchase wholesale liquidation cosmetics that will be the right fit for your business!

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Merchandising for Profit

Learn the tricks to merchandising for profit at your retail or discount store directly from successful discount store retailers!

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Training Webinars

Watch our recorded and live webinars for flea marketers, discount retailers & online sellers with information to help you maximize your sales & profits.

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Lynwood Warehouse Opening

Via Trading moved into our current Lynwood warehouse in June of 2008. This is currently opened Mon-Fri. Check out some photos of our inauguration party!

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General Selling Tips

Read up on some of our best general selling tips for resellers of liquidation merchandise, no matter what resale channel you prefer to use.

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Selling Tips for Retail and Discount Stores

Read through our selling tips for retail and discount stores for great ideas you can implement today to make a difference in your store's bottom line.

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eBay Tips and Resources

Read through these eBay tips and resources for helpful advice on how to successfully sell liquidation products on eBay straight from eBay powersellers!

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General Online Selling Tips

Learn how to sell online with online selling tips that ring true across online resale channels whether you are using eBay, Amazon or your own ecommerce site

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Craigslist Resources

These Craigslist resources will give you helpful hints on how to get started reselling liquidation products on Craigslist, among other online resale avenues

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Online Vendor Resources

Learn how to resell liquidation merchandise online with this collection of online vendor resources geared to help you maximize your profits online.

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Via Trading Recognized as CA Small Business of the Year in 2014

Via Trading was recognized as the CA small business of the year in 2014 by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon of CA district #63, accepting an award in June.

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Wholesale Export Success Story

This article discusses Via Trading customer Adedoyin Otunuga and the success she has had running an export business from the USA to West Africa.

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Maximizing your Flea Market Success

This article provides information on how to maximize your flea market success using a series of must-have hints & tips from flea market pros!

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Successful Merchandise Brokers

Learn how to set up a successful brokering business of wholesale merchandise directly from experienced liquidation merchandise and wholesale brokers.

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Yard Sales & Multiple Channels Success

This article features a customer of Via Trading and how they found yard sale success selling liquidation merchandise from their front yard.

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Yard Sales Profits in Retirement

Bored during retirement? See how this Via Trading customer duo set up a profitable yard sale business to keep themselves busy through retirement

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How Gaby Turned a Hobby into a Profitable Home-Based Business

Via Trading customer Gaby Viramontes created a lucrative and profitable home-based business. Learn directly from her about how she did it!

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Flea Market Success

This article shows And and Jorge Flea Market Success Story, as well as hints and tips on how to grow a successful flea market business.

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Merchandising Tips for Flea Markets

Merchandising tips for flea markets can make all the difference! Merchandising your flea market stand effectively plays a huge role in your profits

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101 Hints & Tips for Flea Market Success

The internet's largest list of hints and tips for selling at flea markets and swap meets. Check out our 101 Tips for Flea Market Vendors!

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Retailing for the Community

Via Trading customer story who had great success retailing liquidation products and setting up a business that gives back to his community.

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Insights for Brick & Mortar Retailers

Discount store tips for brick and mortar retail stores directly from an experienced retailer. Learn what works, what doesn't work and how to improve.

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Retail Store Success Story

Check out these hints & tips for discount retailers straight from the mouth of a long-time retail store operation so you can maximize your profit potential.

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Floor Standing Retail Displays

These retail displays provide a great solution for merchandising assorted lots of wholesale merchandise to your customers.

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Merchandising Tips for Discount Stores

Merchandising your discount store plays a huge role in how much profit you make. How to effectively merchandise your discount store to increase your profits

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Ebay Success Story

This article features a customer of Via Trading who has had eBay success reselling liquidation merchandise on this international market platform.

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Online Cosmetics Success Story

Via Trading customer Jacek Maksymiuk and his wife have launched a successful business of online cosmetics and beauty products. Learn how he did it!

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Insights for Online Retailers

Discover some tried and proven hints and tips to increase your retail sales. Learn how to sell products online from experienced online retailers

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Selling on Amazon

Check some of the best practices for selling on Amazon and achieving Featured Merchant status which will increase your sales and bottom line

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10 Tips to Starting a Successful Online Business

Find out Skip McGrath's ten tips for starting and running a successful online business in this article full of hints and tips.

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Do's and Dont's of Effective Email Marketing

Learn here what you should do and what you shouldn't. Free webinar about the Do's and Don'ts of Effective Email Marketing.

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Discount Store Merchandising

This webinar takes you through what you need to know to maximize sales of liquidation products by and using proper discount store merchandising techniques.

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Flea Market Vendor Training Webinar

This FREE Flea Market Vendor Training webinar takes new and seasoned flea market vendors through the must-dos of setting up a success flea market business.

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Starting a New Resale Business

Starting a new resale business isn't hard but there is a long checklist. Discover the steps you need to take to start a new retail business in this article.

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What happens to the Billions of dollars in returned & unsold goods each year?

Is anybody making serious money with Liquidation Merchandise? Get the answers by downloading our FREE eBook!

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