Amazon is no slouch when it comes to ecommerce. In fact, Amazon is considered to be the gold standard when it comes to ecommerce site functionality, providing a user-centered and intuitive online experience that nearly every online buyer can relate to and appreciates. And AmazonSupply.com is no exception.
Employing the site design and functionality that consumers know and love from Amazon.com, AmazonSupply leverages the brand equity and Amazon.com distribution network to bring B2B products to market in a national format that most distributors have never considered before. The Amazon experience coupled with B2B products leaves a tall order for B2B organization’s to stack up against, particularly if they are completely new in the world of ecommerce.
What AmazonSupply Means For B2B Ecommerce. What does AmazonSupply mean for the average B2B ecommerce company? If that isn’t the $64,000 question, I don’t know what is. Certainly AmazonSupply’s arrival signals a big change in the way that B2B organizations do business across all sales channels, not just in cyberspace. It should also serve as a warning for B2B companies to get off the fence and get their products out on the web, before AmazonSupply completely dominates the market. Wondering what AmazonSupply.com’s launch will mean for your wholesale distribution business? Find out–read the article, What AmazonSupplyMeans for B2B Ecommerce.
The Online Monster That Ate Your Business. Have you ever seen entire businesses gobbled up and devoured in front of your eyes? I know I have. Borders, Circuit City, CompUSA, and BlockBuster Video have come and gone. Big box retailers like Best Buy and Target are fighting back, but online shopping–particularly in the form of mega-online shopping sites like AmazonSupply.com–is taking a considerable bite out of their businesses. Don’t Let AmazonSupply.com Eat Your B2B Ecommerce Lunch!
The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling! Think I’m just another version of Chicken Little? Running around claiming that the sky is falling your B2B world? I’m definitely trying to get your attention, but I’m not being a sensationalist. What’s more, I’m not the only one who thinks you should be worried about AmazonSupply moving into your business neighborhood. Check out this article by Andy Hoar, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research: Analyst Agrees – AmazonSupply.com Challenges B2B Ecommerce.
CAN Today’s Distributors Compete with AmazonSupply.com? If you’re wondering whether or not you can compete with the likes of AmazonSupply.com, I’m here to tell you that you can. It won’t be simply and it won’t be easy, but if you want to grow your B2B wholesale distribution business despite the existence of AmazonSupply.com, it will be worth it. Check out the article: Distributors in E-Commerce CAN Compete With AmazonSupply.com. You might be suprised to find out that you can do more than compete–you can THRIVE.