What happens to the stuff you return to stores?

by: CBS Sunday Morning     Published on: 28 July 2019

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Typically about 8% of items purchased at a store will be returned; for ecommerce sites, that can be as much as 25% to 40%. And all the stuff that stores cannot easily resell will wind up in the secondary market, where one company's trash can become other people's treasure. Rita Braver visits liquidators who process and resell goods that are just as good as new, or even newer.Subscribe to the "CBS Sunday Morning" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJTGet more of "CBS Sunday Morning" HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlMmAzFollow "CBS Sunday Morning" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/23XunIhLike "CBS Sunday Morning" on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1UUe0pYFollow "CBS Sunday Morning" on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1RquoQbFollow "CBS Sunday Morning" on Google+ HERE: http://bit.ly/1O3jk4xGet the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7TGet your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B---"CBS Sunday Morning" features stories on the arts, music, nature, entertainment, sports, history, science, Americana and highlights unique human accomplishments and achievements. Check local listings for CBS Sunday Morning broadcast times.