The Most Interesting Retail Surplus Auctions of 2019

The Most Interesting Retail Surplus Auctions of 2019

As we welcome in a new year, we’d like to highlight a collection of our most interesting auctions from 2019. From bridal gowns to plumbing equipment, we’ve certainly seen some exciting auctions and look forward to seeing what 2020 has in store for the world of business surplus.

A Truckload of Apple All-in-One iMacs – $1,091,000 Original MSRP Value

Buy used Apple All-in-One iMac for sale at auction

A relocating business unable to take its computers along – all 1,024 of them – sees a $37,700 return on otherwise obsolete assets.

  • Number of Assets: 24 gaylord pallets
  • Assets Included: Functional or untested iMac computers
  • Opening Bid: $100
  • Total Bids: 449
  • Final Auction Value: $37,700

See current live auctions for Consumer Electronics

19 bridal gown samples – $24,000 MSRP

Buy unworn wedding dress for sale at auction

A local wedding shop auctioned bridal gown floor samples at auction after the dress lines were discontinued.

  • Number of Assets: 19
  • Assets Included: Unworn bridal gowns
  • Opening Bid: $100
  • Total Bids: 110
  • Final Auction Value: $5,200

See current live auctions for Clothing & Accessories

Innova Fitness Therapy Table, NordicTrack Trainer & more – $26,472 MSRP

Buy health and fitness gear, therapy table, trainer, at auction

Consumer returns from a major online retailer’s liquidations found new homes in this auction.

  • Number of Assets: 99
  • Assets Included: Therapy table, Television, ePrinter and Elliptical machine
  • Opening Bid: $2,499
  • Total bids: 51
  • Final Auction Value: $7,200

See current live auctions for General Merchandise

Plumbing equipment – Moen, Rohl, Fortis, Elkay, Axor, Brizo – $42,562 MSRP

Buy unused new plumbing equipment faucets and fixtures at auction

This batch of never-used plumbing inventory procured a second chance once listed at auction.

  • Number of Assets: 169
  • Assets Included: Faucets and fixtures
  • Opening Bid: $2,125
  • Total bids: 79
  • Final Auction Value: $9,601

See current live auctions for Plumbing & Fixtures

As you can see, 2019 wrapped up 20 years of delivering innovative solutions to retail returns and surplus. We can help you sell everything from bridal gowns to plumbing equipment – so what odd overstock do you have lying around that you’d like 3.6 million buyers to bid on?

To learn more about Liquidity Services’ dynamic range of solutions for retailers, please contact the Liquidity Services team. We are ready to help kick off 2020 and give your business surplus a second chance!

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