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  • E-commerce technology provider Intershop reports a 105% rise in Q4 licensing revenue

    E-commerce technology provider Intershop reports a 105% rise in Q4 licensing revenue

    The vendor cites its strongest quarter in years thanks to an increase in the number of new customers worldwide. Aggressive spending on sales and marketing, including an ambitious move into the North American market for B2B e-commerce, however, left it with a net loss after taxes for the year of 3.33 euros (US$4.57 million) on total revenue of 57.34 million euros (US$78.77 million).

    Posted 02/25/2014Madeline C. AndrePost a comment

    The vendor cites its strongest quarter in years thanks to an increase in the number of new customers worldwide. Aggressive spending on sales and marketing, including an ambitious move into the North American market for B2B e-commerce, however, left it with a net loss after taxes for the year of 3…

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  • SugarCRM cites record sales with a more personalized CRM system

    SugarCRM cites record sales with a more personalized CRM system

    SugarCRM says its 2013 sales rose 75% over 2012, and that the fourth quarter of last year topped off 17 straight quarters of growth in sales. It expects the growth to continue with a new version of its CRM software designed to let more individuals within a company interact with business as well as consumer customers.

    Posted 02/25/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    SugarCRM says its 2013 sales rose 75% over 2012, and that the fourth quarter of last year topped off 17 straight quarters of growth in sales. It expects the growth to continue with a new version of its CRM software designed to let more individuals within a company interact with business as well as…

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  • A compressor manufacturer faces the pressures of selling online

    A compressor manufacturer faces the pressures of selling online

    With new software for managing its back-end production as well its customer-facing web site, CMP Corp. is cutting manufacturing time and costs while also offering an online product configurator and faster order fulfillment, the family-owned compressor company says.

    Posted 02/25/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    With new software for managing its back-end production as well its customer-facing web site, CMP Corp. is cutting manufacturing time and costs while also offering an online product configurator and faster order fulfillment, the family-owned compressor company says.

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  • Selling online raises profits for B2B companies, study says

    Selling online raises profits for B2B companies, study says

    When executives at 278 companies including manufacturers and distributors were surveyed about their online sales and financial performance, those that conducted sales online through their own and other companies’ e-commerce sites reported profit margins four percentage points higher—17.7% versus 13.3%—compared with companies not selling online.

    Posted 02/18/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    When executives at 278 companies including manufacturers and distributors were surveyed about their online sales and financial performance, those that conducted sales online through their own and other companies’ e-commerce sites reported profit margins four percentage points higher—17.7%…

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  • B2B companies lead direct marketers in order growth

    B2B companies lead direct marketers in order growth

    Compared with direct marketers in four consumer products categories, business-to-business marketers showed the strongest growth by far in customer demand during the fourth quarter—even though B2B companies did not show the highest increase in circulation of paper catalogs and e-mail marketing messages, research and investment banking firm Tully & Holland reports.

    Posted 02/18/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Compared with direct marketers in four consumer products categories, business-to-business marketers showed the strongest growth by far in customer demand during the fourth quarter—even though B2B companies did not show the highest increase in circulation of paper catalogs and e-mail marketing…
  • A machine parts manufacturer greases up purchasing with e-commerce

    A machine parts manufacturer greases up purchasing with e-commerce

    G.L. Huyett has opened its first transactional web site to help customers find and buy from among the 95,000 parts in the more than 600 product lines it offers. The site allows businesses to order in small quantities, a departure from how such machine parts are typically sold.

    Posted 02/18/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    G.L. Huyett has opened its first transactional web site to help customers find and buy from among the 95,000 parts in the more than 600 product lines it offers. The site allows businesses to order in small quantities, a departure from how such machine parts are typically sold.

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  • How Arizona Uniform saves on electronic invoicing

    How Arizona Uniform saves on electronic invoicing

    The supplier of uniforms and corporate apparel says it’s saving 3% of gross billings—and getting paid faster—by processing customer invoices through the Ariba Network instead of through payment cards or EDI.

    Posted 02/18/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The supplier of uniforms and corporate apparel says it’s saving 3% of gross billings—and getting paid faster—by processing customer invoices through the Ariba Network instead of through payment cards or EDI.

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  • B2B sites increasingly marry content and commerce

    B2B sites increasingly marry content and commerce

    There are more B2B content management systems available now than in the past, good news for the more than half of B2B companies looking for that kind of software, Forrester Research analyst Peter Sheldon says.

    Posted 02/18/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    There are more B2B content management systems available now than in the past, good news for the more than half of B2B companies looking for that kind of software, Forrester Research analyst Peter Sheldon says.

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  • Medline builds sales to smaller customers through e-commerce

    Medline builds sales to smaller customers through e-commerce

    The provider of medical supplies sees strong growth in sales to small clients among doctor’s offices and nursing homes as well as to large hospital networks through an e-commerce site that personalizes product content according to segments of buyers, the company said at an Oracle B2B conference last week.

    Posted 02/18/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The provider of medical supplies sees strong growth in sales to small clients among doctor’s offices and nursing homes as well as to large hospital networks through an e-commerce site that personalizes product content according to segments of buyers, the company said at an Oracle B2B conference…

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  • Contract manufacturer Foxconn plans to launch a Chinese B2B site

    Contract manufacturer Foxconn plans to launch a Chinese B2B site

    Hon Hai, better known as just Foxconn, which manufactures electronic goods for clients like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, plans to boost its business line of selling manufacturing molds and other mechanical products through a new B2B e-commerce site.

    Posted 02/18/2014Frank TongPost a comment

    Hon Hai, better known as just Foxconn, which manufactures electronic goods for clients like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, plans to boost its business line of selling manufacturing molds and other mechanical products through a new B2B e-commerce site.

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