Moving excess inventory: Liquidation versus Corporate Trade

Posted by KImberly Armstrong on Apr 23, 2013 9:26:00 AM

In the past, companies have turned to liquidation to solve asset shortfalls. Today, more and more companies are maximizing asset value through Corporate Trade

Corporate trade, or barter, has grown as a solution because it delivers added value for inventory and improves bottom line results. For a variety of reasons – change in market strategy, re-branding, seasonal shifts, supply chain disruptions – companies are faced with holding depreciating assets including: excess inventory, corporate or retail real estate and capital equipment.

When making the decision to move your excess inventory, or any unwanted asset, there are a number of options available. 

Below is brief comparison of liquidation and Corporate Trade. Both solve inventory challenges but have different benefits and considerations. 

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Which solution to choose? Ultimately it depends on your company’s business needs.  If you would like to speak to an expert, schedule a no obligation assessment today.

Kimberly Armstrong
Senior Director of Market Development

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