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  • W.W. Grainger surpasses $3 billion in e-commerce sales

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    W.W. Grainger surpasses $3 billion in e-commerce sales

    The retailer of products that companies use for maintenance, repair and operations—ranging from mops and screw drivers to electric power generators—says e-commerce is its fastest-growing and most profitable sales channel. “We will continue to invest in e-commerce,” says CEO Jim Ryan, who is a former head of Grainger’s e-commerce operations.

    Posted 01/24/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The retailer of products that companies use for maintenance, repair and operations—ranging from mops and screw drivers to electric power generators—says e-commerce is its fastest-growing and most profitable sales channel. “We will continue to invest in e-commerce,” says CEO Jim Ryan, who is…

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  • Digital marketing is a priority for B2B sellers

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    Digital marketing is a priority for B2B sellers

    42% of B2B marketing budgets is put toward digital programs, and the biggest chunk is for developing web sites.

    Posted 01/24/2014Allison EnrightPost a comment

    42% of B2B marketing budgets is put toward digital programs, and the biggest chunk is for developing web sites.

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  • Why B2B is now bigger than retail at Minimus.biz

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    Why B2B is now bigger than retail at Minimus.biz

    Specializing in selling small containers of shampoo, toothpaste and other items designed for traveling, Minimus.biz lives by a policy of figuring out what its customers want and how they want to shop. That strategy has kicked up sales to businesses, public institutions and nonprofits.

    Posted 01/28/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Specializing in selling small containers of shampoo, toothpaste and other items designed for traveling, Minimus.biz lives by a policy of figuring out what its customers want and how they want to shop. That strategy has kicked up sales to businesses, public institutions and nonprofits.

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  • B2B technology provider Intershop sharpens its focus on the U.S. market

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    B2B technology provider Intershop sharpens its focus on the U.S. market

    With a history associated with popular e-commerce platforms from Demandware and eBay Enterprise, Germany-based Intershop is out to raise its profile on this side of the Atlantic, David Cunningham, general manager, Americas, tells B2Bec News. In the past six months, it has gone from one to five sales offices in the U.S.—and a sixth is in the works.

    Posted 01/28/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    With a history associated with popular e-commerce platforms from Demandware and eBay Enterprise, Germany-based Intershop is out to raise its profile on this side of the Atlantic, David Cunningham, general manager, Americas, tells B2Bec News. In the past six months, it has gone from one to five…

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  • Wholesaler and retailer Parts-Express relaunches its e-commerce site

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    Wholesaler and retailer Parts-Express relaunches its e-commerce site

    The provider of electronics parts and accessories to the audio-visual industry recently relaunched its e-commerce site on the Multifront e-commerce platform from Znode. Among the new features: more personalized content and improved site search.

    Posted 01/28/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The provider of electronics parts and accessories to the audio-visual industry recently relaunched its e-commerce site on the Multifront e-commerce platform from Znode. Among the new features: more personalized content and improved site search.

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  • An automated tool helps B2B sellers optimize their profit margins

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    An automated tool helps B2B sellers optimize their profit margins

    The Vendavo Profit Advisor analyzes a company’s data in minutes and points out which products could be selling at higher prices, where discounts are excessive and other opportunities for maximizing profits. Industry expert Joshua Greenbaum says the tool can help online businesses optimize pricing for new products.

    Posted 02/04/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    The Vendavo Profit Advisor analyzes a company’s data in minutes and points out which products could be selling at higher prices, where discounts are excessive and other opportunities for maximizing profits. Industry expert Joshua Greenbaum says the tool can help online businesses optimize pricing…
  • Twitter offers new ways for B2B companies to reach customers

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    Twitter offers new ways for B2B companies to reach customers

    The social network’s Tailored Audiences tool lets B2B marketers use e-mail addresses from their customer databases to reach their current customers or seek to attract new prospects using information consumers have publicly shared.

    Posted 01/28/2014Zak StamborPost a comment

    The social network’s Tailored Audiences tool lets B2B marketers use e-mail addresses from their customer databases to reach their current customers or seek to attract new prospects using information consumers have publicly shared.

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  • Germany’s Metro Cash & Carry goes digital with its catalogs

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    Germany’s Metro Cash & Carry goes digital with its catalogs

    The wholesaler says it already has three million shoppers that browse 150 million of its digital catalogs each month, helping to drive up traffic—and sales—on its linked e-commerce sites.

    Posted 02/04/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The wholesaler says it already has three million shoppers that browse 150 million of its digital catalogs each month, helping to drive up traffic—and sales—on its linked e-commerce sites.
  • Staples shuffles its B2B executive team

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    Staples shuffles its B2B executive team

    The seller of office supplies and other business products has promoted its top B2B channel executive, Joe Doody, to corporate vice chairman. Shira Goodman, head of global growth, succeeds Doody as president of North American Commercial, which is comprised of B2B e-commerce operations StaplesAdvantage.com and Quill.com.

    Posted 01/30/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The seller of office supplies and other business products has promoted its top B2B channel executive, Joe Doody, to corporate vice chairman. Shira Goodman, head of global growth, succeeds Doody as president of North American Commercial, which is comprised of B2B e-commerce operations…

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  • Foxconn leads in online B2B transactions in China

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    Foxconn leads in online B2B transactions in China

    The manufacturer of computers, components and other electronic products, leads Chinese B2B companies in the value of products purchased or sold online. It’s riding a trend that China’s government sees producing 15 trillion yuan ($2.4 trillion) in B2B e-commerce trade by 2015.

    Posted 02/04/2014Frank TongPost a comment

    The manufacturer of computers, components and other electronic products, leads Chinese B2B companies in the value of products purchased or sold online. It’s riding a trend that China’s government sees producing 15 trillion yuan ($2.4 trillion) in B2B e-commerce trade by 2015.

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