Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are all products on authentic?

    All merchandise is 100% authentic. We verify all listings by having vendors go through a stringent process to list designer brands and labels.
  • Are prices negotiable?

    At SimpleLots, we strive to offer the best and most competitive prices for our lots and as such can not negotiate prices (though that certainly doesn't stop some people from trying!) You should know, though, that you are getting the best prices and service when you source with SimpleLots!
  • Can I return merchandise?

    Returning merchandise depends on the sellers return policy. Each listing has details on the specifics of that lot. However, if you have any issues with your order, please contact
  • Does Simplelots ship to residential addresses?

    Yes, all our suppliers ship to residential and/or business addresses.
  • Do I need to create an account on Simplelots?

    Feel free to browse our wide selection of lots without an account. However, to view complete inventory manifests as well as to make purchases, you will have to create an account with SimpleLots. Its very simple to get started and takes less than 5 seconds. You can even login using facebook for qu...
  • Do you offer financing?

    Yes we do with Paypal Credit. Paypal credit is a quick and easy funding option for your business.
  • How can I contact you?

    You can contact us via email at or via live chat on any page of our website.
  • How can I view my orders?

    Both parties get a receipt of the transaction via email. If buyers have any questions on shipping timeframe, tracking numbers, questions or updates they can contact the seller directly through the transaction. (Please do not exchange any personal info such as email, phone numbers other websites)
  • How do I cancel my order?

    If you mistakenly purchased an item, visit your transactions as soon as possible to see if your order can be canceled.
  • How long will it take to get my order?

    We encourage sellers ship in a timely manner which can be within 1 to 3 business days. Shipping times can vary on Simplelots due to sellers fulfillment centers and your delivery address.
  • I am afraid to receive too many notification emails, should I still sign-up for the newsletter?

    We will send out a maximum of one email notification per day as we list lots daily. The newsletter allows us to highlight certain featured lots that we believe are great deals for our customers.
  • If I’m unsatisfied with my purchase, what can I do?

    We greatly value manifest and condition accuracy of our lots. If there is a significant difference between the manifest and the lot received, please contact within a week and we will get back to you in 1-2 business days with next steps. Our experienced customer service team w...
  • Is the lot still available?

    All lots that are live are available to purchase and in stock. If they are out of stock the lot will be removed. After a purchase is made a request is sent to the seller in which the seller accepts to initiate the sale and the transfer of funds from "Buyer" to "Seller". If the transaction is not ...
  • Is your payment processing gateway secure?

    We process credit and debit card payments through Stripe and Paypal, which ensures your payment information is secure. Stripe and Paypal follow the most stringent industry security standards.
  • Order Status

    Preauthorization - Buyer has agreed to purchase, seller needs to confirm as next step. Once confirmed the funds are transferred from the buyers paypal to the sellers paypal account. The transactions status is updated to "Paid". Seller may also "Reject" if they are out of stock and needs to take t...
  • Prohibited Conduct

    Transactions: • Encouraging payments outside of Simplelots • Proposing or completing a transaction in person unless approved • Requiring or encouraging a direct transfer of a product • Shipping directly from a manufacturer • Proposing payment for all or part of the item on delivery • Asking a Buy...
  • What are the differences in Product Conditions listed on the listing.

    New New assets are in original packaging and possess all of the characteristics, qualities and features as advertised by the manufacturer. Traditionally, they are overstock items that were never offered for sale in a retail environment or used in any way. New (Open Box) These are like new items ...
  • What can I buy on Simplelots?

    You can save up to 90% on smartphones, tablets, e-readers, iPods, and video games. If you want to buy something you currently don't see on, tell us here contact us and we'll keep it under consideration.
  • What does do to keep the marketplace secure?

    We monitor the marketplace carefully so that only reliable buyers and sellers are included. Sellers who form a pattern of not fulfilling sales are removed. We also work closely with Paypal to protect from fraudulent orders.
  • What payment methods does SimpleLots accept?

    We accept all major credit and debit cards, Paypal and Paypal Credit.
  • What should I do if any lots I receive is damaged during shipping?

    If there is an issue with delivery, please contact the seller through your profile page. Click on your messages to get to your order and communicate through the platform. For instances where items are missing or damaged, please provide pictures and a description of what is missing or damaged to o...
  • When will my order arrive?

    Once your order has shipped, you can expect the case shipments to arrive within 4 to 6 business days. For freight shipments, there can be longer shipping times depending on the destination and the carrier. We try our best to find the best possible rates for our buyers and that can sometimes mean ...
  • Where can I find my order?

    Once the purchase is confirmed, you will receive an order confirmation email which contains the order number. You can view your order via your messaging inbox. View orders/messages here (*/inbox)
  • Where does this inventory come from?

    We partner directly with some of the largest brands, e-commerce retailers, and manufacturers in the United States to provide you with the best overstock and excess inventory at a fraction of retail price.
  • Who sells on Simplelots? is a marketplace for both buyers and sellers. The items you see on are from verified suppliers. We monitor the marketplace to ensure that only reliable and professional sellers are approved to list.