BLINQ Bits

Get to know BLINQ.com and the team behind it. Here’s where we’ll share what we’ve been up to, explain terminology you might see on our site, and let you know about contests and other fun announcements.

Give Back Box Donation Drive at BLINQ HQ

The weather is finally warm here in Washington, DC- which means it’s time to pack up our winter gear and replace it with the summer items that have been stored since Labor Day.   For most of us at BLINQ, this is also the time when we review our closets and decide what to keep, what to store,… Read More »

Inside BLINQ HQ on Giving Tuesday

In honor of #GivingTuesday, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how BLINQ organized a Give Back Box donation drive, and how you can too — any day of the year. To kick off the giving season, we teamed up with our partner, Give Back Box, to collect donations from across the BLINQ team. Over the course of… Read More »

Retail Returns: Where Do They All Go?

Easy Returns Are Great for Shoppers. However… If you’ve never thought about what happens to purchases you’ve returned — whether it’s that scarf that you meant to give as a gift before your (now ex)-SO broke your heart, or those bookshelf speakers that didn’t fit into your bookshelf after all — you’re not alone. Smart consumers are demanding… Read More »

CNBC Reveals How Holiday Returns Become Deals for You!

Online shopping is a huge and growing industry. And with sites making it it easy to return orders by mail or in-store, it couldn’t be more convenient for time-strapped shoppers. So what is it about this behavior that Gartner Research calls a “ticking time bomb”? Courtney Reagan of CNBC reports that up to 30% of items purchased online… Read More »

Quiz: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide Finder

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and you may be wondering what to get that hard-to-shop-for significant other, parent, friend or co-worker. Luckily the perfect, unique, and budget-friendly gift does exist — you just have to find it! So sit back, relax, and take our holiday gift guide finder quiz below. Holiday shopping has never been easier!