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F&P Stock Solution is one of the leading wholesalers for overstocks, customer returns and liquidation goods in shoes and textiles. The two Founders and Managing Directors of F&P, Julius Göllner and Ole Schneikart, are not only committed to the well-being of their employees and to a sustainable corporate policy with their own companies. It is just as important to them to support people in need with what they can do. In the past Julius and Ole have been supporting privately and through F&P some social projects. For example, F&P orders the office supplies through AmazonSmile and donating Jangu e.V. with every order, a nonprofit association that cares for the education of young people in Uganda, to open up better prospects for the future. The event series of F&P Stock Solution - "Fashion Flash" - supported the organization "Pink Ribbon", which takes care of the enlightenment around the topic of breast cancer. In April 2018, F&P organized the first Charity Fashion Flash in Falkensee and was thus able to donate about 3,000 Euros to the children's shelter and the socio-pedagogical family assistance in Falkensee. Every Christmas Eve thousands of children all around the world have wishes for Christmas. Not all of them can fulfill this wish. This year, thanks to the support of then team from F&P Stock Solution, a few more children will be pleased to receive a present. Many employees have shopped and packed the gifts. The organization "Operation Christmas Child/Christmas in a box", so fitting for F&P as a wholesaler of overstock brand shoes, came just in time. Since 1993, the world's largest gift campaign for children in need of the Christian Relief Organization of Samaritan, makes children happy. Since 1993, more than 157 million children have been reached in more than 160 countries worldwide.   F&P has also launched some gifts this year and hopes that the kids will enjoy it on Christmas Eve!   ...
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F&P Stock Solution and AmazonSmile – Shopping means donation to Jangu e.V. Social Engagement at F&P Stock Solution! F&P Stock Solution was founded in 2013 by two young, dedicated founders who wanted to do more than just “sell goods”. Julius Göllner and Ole Schneikart wanted to find a solution for the question, "What happens to all the shoes and textiles that are not sold?" The idea: to give overstocks of shoes and textiles a second life cycle. By implementing this business policy, Julius and Ole have meanwhile not only created around 50 new jobs, but also found a way to not throw away what our affluent society no longer wants. In the five years since the foundation, F&P Stock Solution has become one of the world's leading wholesalers of overstock, costumer returns and liquidation goods. F&P sells high quality branded goods worldwide to its international customers. The highly motivated and young team around the founders of F&P is working with passion and dedication to further growth. But Julius and Ole aren’t only ambitious and passionate about their own business. They always saw the opportunities to make a difference through their "hands-on mentality". They want to change something with and through F&P! Environmental and social topics are thought through and practical solutions sought. Since the end of October 2018, F&P Stock Solution is proud to publish a so-called successfully audited GWÖ balance sheet. It’s not a balance sheet according to financial standards, it’s a balance for the increase of the common good. In addition to human dignity, transparency and ethical attitude, it is also about sustainability and ecology. In addition to the GWÖ balance sheet, F&P also supports social institutions and projects with donations. For example, the children's shelter of the ASB in Falkensee with the Charity Fashion Flash in April 2018 (link to the article) or the breast cancer organization “Pink Ribbon”. The latest project is the support of Jangu e.V. by purchasing materials via smile.amazon.de. What is Jangu e.V. and how does F&P support the association by shopping at Amazon? AmazonSmile is a project of the shopping giant Amazon. For every order the customer makes through the smile.amazon.de website, 0.5% of the shopping sum will be donated to a social organization. The social organization can be selected in advance by the costumer from thousands of organizations. F&P Stock Solution buys most of its materials for the office or warehouse via Amazon. The idea of supporting social projects by shopping was a perfect one and comes at the right time. Julius and Ole, the founders and managing directors of F&P have decided to support Jangu e.V. via AmazonSmile. Jangu e.V. (link to page) is a non-profit association founded in 2009 which supports disadvantaged children and young people in Uganda and prospects for their future through education.   „Our educational sponsorships lay the foundation while our Social Innovation Academy (SINA) unleashes the youth’ potential to start their own social enterprises and solve social challenges in Uganda. Our NGO was founded in 2009 by a young and motivated team. Educational sponsorships have been established since 2007 and the first generation of our sponsored children have passed their A-Levels in November 2013. We are successfully working in close cooperation with our Ugandan partners and our network of sponsored and formerly sponsored youth. Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change our world”. Therefore, education is indispensable in development cooperation and can sustainably empower the generations of the future to live in a dignified and content way. We want to make our contribution to this and invite you to support Jangu e.V.!” (Source: Homepage Jangu e.V.) "We are grateful that we can provide contributions to such an important social project by the simple change of our shopping process to AmazonSmile." (Julius Göllner, Founder and Managing Director of F&P Stock Solution GmbH)       ...
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What does F&P Stock Solution GmbH stand for? F&P Stock Solution stands for speed and professionalism in all departments. The wholesale of overstocks, customer returns and liquidation goods in the shoes and textile market requires a high degree of trust between customers and suppliers. For F&P, this means ensuring good collaboration between all departments, whether it's buying, selling, warehouse or accounting. For a quick and smooth transaction of all transactions an experienced team, flexibility and a good teamwork are necessary. Since the founding of F&P Stock Solution in 2013, the company has grown to currently around 50 employees, with an upward trend. F&P now consists of seven departments: Sales, Buying, Finance, Human Resources, Back Office and Warehouse. ("About us"). The two founders and managing directors, Julius Göllner and Ole Schneikart, have launched F&P with the idea of taking shoes and textiles to a second lifecycle. The topic of recycling and sustainable use of already produced but still usable goods is becoming more and more important for the consumers. Nevertheless, it is not easy to combine quality, price and performance, especially in the wholesale of overstocks, so that in the end everyone is satisfied. This succeeds only with a professional structure.   Have a look behind the scene of the finance division at F&P Stock Solution GmbH The finance department has very extensive responsibilities that require cooperation with all departments at F&P. A normal day starts with reviewing account sales and tracking in our project management tool, so that sales managers and the warehouse know if customers can pick up their goods. After this is done many more tasks are on the list that can differ every day. When purchasing the goods and services, we are in close contact with the Warehouse, Buying, Merchandise and Fashion Flash departments to determine whether all the invoices we have provided are correct in their content. The formal audit is the responsibility of the finance department itself. After the audit, we record all invoices in our accounting software and prepare the payment, which will be finally released by the CFO or the managing directors.   In addition to all purchases and acquisitions, we are also responsible for processing all outgoing invoices. As soon as a customer orders a product from one of the sales managers, we receive the corresponding request and create the corresponding invoices. After invoicing, we monitor the outstanding receivables and, via the project platform mentioned above, inform all involved whether the goods can be picked up.   The basic tasks require a very precise and stringent operation of the entire department, since this work later forms the basis for all further evaluations and analyses made for all business areas. In addition to the reporting and the analysis for all department heads, this also includes regular evaluations for the management in order to review the short-term goals and to define the next short- and medium-term goals. Apart from the internal benefit of the work, this is also the basis for various monthly reports to the German authorities, such as the sales tax return, which are all transmitted by the finance department itself. In addition to these everyday tasks, the professional knowledge of accounting is also in demand again and again when developing new business ideas. Because sometimes processes are very easy to present from the point of view of sales. However, to capture them correctly in accounting and tax law usually requires more effort to provide all the necessary evidence for a proper bookkeeping. In summary, one can state that the finance department is the contact person for all matters involving monetary issues. ...
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Review - Charity Fashion Flash on April 14, 2018 in Falkensee F&P Stock Solution GmbH has been based in Falkensee since 2013. As one of the world's leading wholesalers in overstock, overhang and liquidation goods, we buy and sell shoes and textiles worldwide. In addition to the wholesale business, the second pillar of F&P Stock Solution is the "Fashion Flash". For two days, trendy locations throughout Germany are transformed into a shopping paradise for women. Thousands of top quality shoes from over 500 top brands at incredibly low prices, welcome sparkling wine, snacks in between, laid-back music and partners from the beauty and lifestyle sectors make shopping a real experience with "Fashion Flash". In April 2018 we finally made the ladies in our hometown Falkensee happy with our outlet event and could do something good by the way.   In January 2018, F&P came up with the idea of introducing the company in Falkensee and the surrounding area. With almost 50 employees, F&P Stock Solution is already one of the larger employers in the region. The Fashion Flash Event series quickly found a way to make people in Falkensee aware of us. As one of the big employers in Falkensee, we didn’t just want to present ourselves as a company, we wanted to use the event to help others who needed help. So we organized a Charity Fashion Flash together with the ASB Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund, the TSV Falkensee and many others in the Stadthalle Falkensee. The goal was to financially support the children's shelter and the social-pedagogical family assistance in Falkensee (First Charity Fashion Flash in Falkensee).   The Charity Fashion Flash was a great success and F&P was glad to handed over a donation of 2,926 Euros to the ASB on May 16, 2018. (Donation for Children's Shelter)   With the donation from F&P, the children were able to realize many projects! A weekend at the Baltic Sea, a day trip to the "Tropical Island" or even a whole weekend escape from daily routine and experience canoeing or other adventures together. For recreational activities such as travel or educational trips the public funds are barely sufficient. These are usually used for livelihood or general educational work. We are all the more pleased that F&P Stock Solution has been able to do so much. In addition to the travels, the children were able to enhance the garden in the children's shelter. For example, wooden walls were erected and painted creatively, hedges were planted and the "self-construction space" project started, a kind of "do it yourself" corner for the children.   "Such activities strengthen the sense of community and home-based feeling. Only where children feel comfortable they can develop well. " (Thomas Girnth, Director of Children’s shelter)   Some of the children from the children’s shelter actively supported us at the event. It was great to see what this triggered in the teens. "They also experienced self-efficacy here in a large public setting. For the participating children, it was an event that had a very lasting memory. "(Thomas Girnth, Director of Children’s shelter)   Every single person who bought some shoes or textiles at the Charity Fashion Flash has contributed to the realization of the children’s great projects and to their success.   Once again, F&P would like to thank everyone involved: ASB, the logistics company RTC Spedition und Logistik, the city of Falkensee, the sports club TSV Falkensee, the local media and last but not least our F&P team.   We will probably make another Charity Fashion Flash in Falkensee in the spring of 2019 and are looking forward to it! ...
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Welcome to the Sales Team of F&P Stock Solution! Since mid September the F&P Stock Solution Sales Team has become stronger! From now on, Alexandru Tudose will take care of our demanding existing customers and hopefully bring some new customers from Romania too. F&P Stock Solution - Your Partner for overstocks, customer returns and liquidation goods in textiles and shoes The F&P Stock Solution buys and sells overstocks, costumer returns, stocklots and B-Goods from textiles and shoes from and to customers around the world. We are the specialists with a lot of experience in the overstock wholesale. F&P works for its customers: Fast F&P Stock Solution is made of a young, dynamic and international team that is available 24/7 for its customers. In this way, we guarantee a fast but nevertheless focused processing of, above all time-critical requests. From our experience we know, that processes such as increasing storage capacity, clearing the warehouse for seasonal changes and increasing the cash flow are essential issues in retailing. Professional F&P works with a wide network of international consumer brands, retailers, online retailers, outlets and shopping clubs. The knowledge of our team is based on years of significant experience from the fashion industry and understands the needs of our partners. Sustainable F&P Stock Solution considers itself as a trustworthy, long-term partner and always strives for a sustainable cooperation with all partners. Holistic Through the wide network of F&P, we can offer our customers a variety of services. In addition to the sorting of defective goods, the selection of optimal distribution channels or the optimization of processes for liquidation overstocks, B-Goods, customer returns and slow sellers, we help our customers with all questions relating to overstocks. Silent F&P set highest priority in the protection of the brand value and image from our suppliers! For our suppliers, therefore we implement all the required restrictions from our suppliers with our customers and thus stand for transparency and trust.   The sales team of F&P surrounding to our Sales Manager Kosta (Read more about work as Head of Sales at F&P) works every day with a lot of energy to make our customers happy. Alexandru has also been part of F&P's sales team since the middle of September. Learn more about Alexandru - Sales Manager for Romania at F&P Stock Solution “I was born and raised in Bucharest Romania, a city with a rich history and a part of a beautiful country, which I recommend you visit if you haven’t already. I am 33 years old, of which I spent about 13 years working in different domains like Telecom, Hospitality, Travel, IT and many more. My career started in 2005 in Customer Care and moved on to Sales and finally to Management, which I have been doing for the past 8 years. If I can state that I have a motto in life it would probably be: Treat others like you would like others to treat you! I am here because Sales was “my first love” and the passion is still there! Can’t say I have many hobbies, I like billiards, F1 and Rally. I never say no to a good film or documentary.”   We wish Alexandru a lot of fun at F&P, many exciting and new experiences and hope he feels well in the team! ...
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Our Fashion Flash Social Media Activities have been published as a sucess story on Instagram Business! Instagram is, without doubt, one of the largest social media sharing platforms for photos and videos with over a billion active users. Stars such as Selena Gomez or Christiano Ronaldo use the online platform extensively for their presentation in public. Meanwhile, the social media appearance is also a big part of the corporate marketing mix like its own website or a spot on television. F&P is one of the world's leading wholesalers in overstock shoes and overstock textiles, taking professionally and reliably care for customer returns, overhangs, overstocks, B-Stock and liquidation goods. But F&P has not only been successful since 2013 in the B2B business. We furthermore created an unique Pop-Up Outlet Event called "Fashion Flash", like there is no other in Germany, wich serves as the second pillar of the company. Within a few hours, we transform well-known event locations throughout Germany into a fashion shopping paradise for women. As a special pop-up outlet, we bring an unique shopping flair to previously empty halls for two days. Thousands of shoes from over 500 top brands at incredibly low prices in a top quality, champagne at the reception, candy and sweets, music in the background and partners from beauty and lifestyle brands make shopping at the "Fashion Flash" event series an unique experience.   The realisation and the success of such a complex event format relies on a strong team with a wide range of interdisciplinary expertise. The success story about our Social Media marketing activities is the result of the outstanding work by our marketing department, which gives us a clear signal that we are on the right track with our work. How do we become an Instagram Success Story? In the beginning there is an idea and the question of how to put it into reality? Even F&P's Fashion Flash pop up event series was "just" an idea in the beginning: How can we sell overstock items (shoes and textiles) without staining brands images and retailers? With the first pop up sale in Chemnitz in April 2013, F&P launched its success story "Fashion Flash". The idea was to reach as many potential customers as possible interested in overstock fashion (shoes and textiles), top brands, quality and different purchasing experience? After gaining first experiences with Facebook and other social media channels as marketing platforms, the question came up: Why arn't we using Instagram? So we start researching what other companies did well and what not regarding their Instagram marketing activities, compared best practices and spent many hours creating creative and relevant content for our profile. We started our intense focus on Instagram as an additional marketing channel about half a year ago. In order to understand the campaign formats, their impact on potential customers and the best strategy for our clients and target group, we went through the natural principle of trial and error. In this period our marketing department developed a variety of strategies, campaigns, designs and new ideas and event formats, such as our "Fashion Flash - Summer Vibes" event in Düsseldorf, to boost our relevance and to offer our clients over time something special and  We are proud to be an Instagram Success Story! “We are very proud to announce that our "Fashion Flash" social media marketing activities have been published at the global Instagram Business site as a "Success Story" and serve now as a best practice for other companies and advertisers regarding the use of Instagram Story multi-phase campaign strategies and video ads. A big thank you goes out to our online marketing team around Eugen for the great work!” (Jorgo, Head of Event) If you are interested in learning more about our social media practices have a look at the published case study at Instagram Business!     ...
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What does it means to be Head of Sales at F&P Stock Solution? F&P is one of the world's leading companies in the overstock wholesale business. We value professional work, fast implementation of all daily tasks, sustainable customer relationships and high-quality products. Bringing this mixture into perfect harmony every day is a challenge of all our employees and works only through teamwork. The sales team plays a big part in this. Every day we take care of the sale of cheap overstock brands, cheap stocklots, liquidation overstocks or B-Stock in the textiles, shoes and accessories sectors. Ahead of everyone, our Head of Sales, Konstantine Papageorgiou - Kosta - , who is currently looking after a team of around 13 employees - and counting! The sales team (link on the website) of F&P not only includes the "Sales Agents", but also our Merchandisers and Content Managers. The international team around Kosta takes care of the demanding F&P customers all over the world, like Russia, Poland, Ukraine, France, Spain or here in Germany. And the most diverse stocks from brand manufacturers, such as overstocks, slow sellers, liquidation stocks, B-Stocks (2nd choice stocks), overstock from business resolutions or overproductions in various quality levels. Today we would like to give you a little look behind the scenes into the challenges that a Head of Sales at F&P has to master in this way. Kosta reports on his daily routine and the daily "madness" in the company headquarters in Falkensee. Have a look behind the scenes of F&P Stock Solution - Head of Sales! “With the risk of sounding repetitive, I will also begin with the fact that not one day at F&P is the same. The introduction of new products and offers on a weekly basis requires numerous meetings with different departments: buying, logistics and of course the sales team. Should we buy this overstock? How will we price these stocklots? How will we sell these overstocks? What do our B2B costumers expect from our overstock items? Which brands are remaining in demand? These, and many more, are questions my team and I face very often. When you think you have answered these questions however, that’s when the real fun begins, negotiations with customers! Frustration - disappointment - excitement - complaints - offers - counter offers - closing a deal, a successful sales person goes through a lot of emotional ups and downs every day. Nothing a round of table tennis can’t fix though :) My daily routine also involves optimising processes and structures in order to ensure we can deliver what we promise, setting goals and monitoring performance of the sales team and of course training. As I am in charge of the F&P Academy it is always a challenge to integrate young talent in the team and try to keep up with their energy, creativity and aspirations and make sure they get the most out of what is usually their first job. The sales department is a very energetic department, with requests and questions coming in at a constant, sometimes machine gun rate. One has to be quick on his feet in order to provide solutions and make the right decisions that ensure client satisfaction and secure business deals, whilst of course protecting company interests. Keeping this balance and creating win-win situations for everyone is the most important aspect of my job." Every day is a new challenge!   ...
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International Trade Fair for Retail Promotions and Imports (IAW Fair) From the 19th to the 21rst of September 2018, the leading order fair in Europe will take place in the exhibition halls in Cologne for promotional goods (overstocks), seasonal impulse articles, trend articles and the volume business. This year, F&P Stock Solution will also be present among the approximately 350 international exhibitors. In Hall 9, booth E148, F&P will show what we have to offer with a selection of brand overstocks and plenty of "Men or Women" power. We want to use the fair to give some 9,000 visitors an insight into our company and our products. The main focus of F&P in the overstock wholesale is currently on cheap brand clearance as well as cheap customer returns on textiles and shoes. We offer a wide portfolio of additional services, such as the organization of transports, the assistance with customs declarations and the classification and quality assurance of the goods. Visitors to the fair can interchange ideas about F&P's product offering with our international sales team on site, touch and test the samples of our branded overstocks, and find out about current stocks of textiles and shoes in various qualities. F&P Stock Solution GmbH - Cheap branded overstocks! F&P Stock Solution stands for professionalism, expedition and quality in the section of overstock, customer returns, B-Stocks and stocklots of branded clothing and brand shoes. F&P is the connection between traders who ask themselves every year: where to go with my overstocks? And customers who are constantly on the lookout for cheap overstock items, for buy cheap liquidation overstocks and for buy cheap oddments from brand manufacturers. At the company headquarters in Falkensee, several tons of branded goods arrive daily, which are checked for quality, re-sorted and repacked according to customer requirements. The entire F&P team, such as Merchandiser (link blog post), Buyers (link blog post), Sales (link blog post) and Warehouse work hand in hand to satisfy our customers. We work with a wide network of brand manufacturers, retailers and ecommerce platforms to offer our global customers a highly attractive product portfolio of reputable manufacturers. F&P ensures complete transparency and control over the sales and marketing channels in order to protect business partners and their brand image. Our philosophy is to build up long lasting and trustworthy relationships with our suppliers and customers.   We are looking forward to seeing you at the IAW exhibition in Cologne for the first time! ...