Mergers & Acquisitions
Want to Sell on Amazon? Weigh the Pros, Cons
Amazon provides small businesses many benefits, but the costs can be hard for some to absorb.
Joyce M. Rosenberg
Jan 15th, 2020
Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India
Jan 15th, 2020
Distribution Int'l Picks Unilog for E-Commerce
Jan 15th, 2020
Regal PT Products Migrate to New Website
Jan 7th, 2020
Amazon to Hike Seller Fulfillment Fees 3%
Dec 23rd, 2019
Hisco Earns Insite E-Commerce Award
Hisco was presented with Insite's Outstanding Customer Results award for search engine excellence.
Dec 20th, 2019
Analyst: Amazon Business' Revenue Will Hit $31B by 2023
See the insights an RBC Capital Markets analyst shared Dec. 6 that forecast continued rapid growth for Amazon Business over the next four years.
Dec 11th, 2019
MRO E-Commerce Solution Yardi Marketplace Expands to Canada
The office and building supply procurement system accommodates in-store purchases from Acklands-Grainger, HD Supply, Veritiv and other leading suppliers.
Dec 5th, 2019
Ad Business a Boon for Amazon but a Turn-off for Shoppers
Amazon has turned its online store into an advertising powerhouse in just a few years, with the downside being the impact on the user experience.
Nov 26th, 2019
Global Industrial Launches New Website
There are more than 160 improved features and functionalities across the site in five key customer areas.
Nov 22nd, 2019
Amazon Business Launches in Canada; 9th Country Overall
Amazon's $10 billion+ B2B platform adds another major economy to its network of business sellers.
Oct 29th, 2019
Insite Software Partners with Distributor Data Solutions
Leading B2B e-commerce solution partners with premier e-commerce product content and data management provider.
Jun 5th, 2019
Survey: Online Purchasing Errors Directly Impact Business Growth
More than three quarters of B2B organisations are witnessing a decrease in profits due to online order errors.
Jun 3rd, 2019
The Top 5 Reasons B2B E-Commerce Efforts Fall Short
Research finds the majority of e-commerce efforts for mature 'sale-assisted' firms are unsuccessful, but many B2B online blunders can be avoided.
May 30th, 2019
Amazon Report Touts $160 Billion in Revenues for Small and Medium Business Partners
The second annual impact report coincides with the launch of a “Build Your Business with Amazon” website.
May 9th, 2019
Six Steps for Distributors to Maximize E-Commerce Migration
How can industrial distributors use the principles of e-commerce to master a move to e-commerce?
Apr 9th, 2019
Two-Day Shipping to Consolidating Deliveries: How Amazon’s Service Offerings are Impacting Logistics
The online retail giant is forcing other organizations to evolve to emulate their delivery style.
Mar 28th, 2019
Key Focus Areas for B2B Distributors in 2019
Disruption in B2B is not new. What's new though, is the echoing acknowledgment of this disruption and the realization that something needs to be done now.
Mar 13th, 2019
One Company's Take on Partnering With Amazon
Strong partnerships make the world go around. Your success and theirs is integrated — synchronously beneficial and symbiotic.
Mar 8th, 2019
Great Shipping and Logistics: The Key to E-Commerce Success
No matter how popular you are, if your shipping is bad, that’s what people will talk about.
Mar 8th, 2019
Survey: Distributors View Amazon Business as Biggest Threat
More than half lack a strategy to combat the eCommerce giant, Unilog finds.
Feb 5th, 2019
5 ways to leverage ERP to boost your customer experience
What you will learn: • How customer expectations have changed in the era of Amazon • Today’s eCommerce trends, both B2B and B2C • Using an integrated ERP system to support customer experience • The customer benefits of integrating customer and financial data onto the same platform • Managing inventory in real time
Dec 31st, 1969
What You Need to Know About Customers Before Launching A Digital Branch
Launching a successful Digital Branch is not an easy task, it is an ongoing strategic initiative that not only takes financial investment, but a lot of collaboration across multiple layers of an organization.
Jan 30th, 2019
Amazon Emerges as Most Valuable U.S. Firm Amid Market Turmoil
It marks the first time Amazon has held the top spot and ends Microsoft's brief return to the pinnacle.
Jan 8th, 2019
Ease of Purchase is a Key Factor in B2B Buyer Decisions
B2B buyers are turning away from complex procurement processes and towards streamlined, integrated, and coherent workflows.
Jan 3rd, 2019
Amazon to Bring 600 Jobs to Toronto
Amazon's new office will create up to 600 high-tech engineering jobs in Toronto, where workers will design innovative technology solutions that will be exported all over the world.
Dec 27th, 2018
Amazon Workers Treated After Bear Repellent Releases Fumes
An automated machine punctured a can of bear repellent at an Amazon warehouse, releasing fumes that sickened workers and sent two dozen to hospitals.
Dec 6th, 2018
A Closer Look at Global E-Commerce
This week, Cyber Monday swept across the world, with most countries participating in the global e-commerce extravaganza, which has taken off in recent years.
Nov 28th, 2018
4 Ways Distributors Can Improve SEO
Distributors can positively affect SEO for their sites with a clear strategy and plan. What that plan looks like depends largely on your company’s overall goals. Are you trying to increase conversions, provide self-service options, improve wallet share with existing customers, or expand your customer base?
Sep 19th, 2018
Amazon Business Sales on Track For $10B Annually
Amazon announced this week that its Amazon Business platform reached $10 billion in global sales annually.
Sep 13th, 2018
B2B E-Commerce and the E-Suite: 6 Immutable Laws of Online Success
As B2B e-commerce is forecast to comprise one-third of all transactions within a decade, many existing firms will, if current trends hold, fail online. Here, Scott Benfield discusses how research and work finds that, more often than not, the executive suite is responsible.
Aug 30th, 2018
How To Deliver A Consumer-Like E-Commerce Experience In B2B
It is increasingly important for B2B manufacturers and particularly distributors to embrace online commerce, otherwise, they risk losing significant market share and a shrinking revenue base. But standing up an e-commerce system brings a high level of complexity — B2B transactions are interconnected across all channels — online, with a sales rep, on the phone or otherwise.
Aug 2nd, 2018
Improving Distributor Customer Experience With Product Alternatives
When it comes to e-commerce, a lack of communication with customers can result in them not being able to find the product they expect. Here, see the importance of offering product alternates as a means to enhance the buyer experience.
Jul 3rd, 2018