Over the past two years, AmazonSupply.com and Google Shopping for Suppliers launched as new players in an already competitive B-to-B landscape. This article provides more details on these two platforms and examines their current and potential impact on the wholesale distribution industry, as well as the challenges and opportunities they bring. Distributors also spoke with MDM about what they are doing to stay relevant as business increasingly moves online.
This article includes:
The roles Amazon & Google are assuming in the B-to-B marketplace
Results from an MDM survey
Analysis of the impact of Amazon on distributor & manufacturer sales & profitability
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