Introduction to B2B E-Commerce

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B2B means that you are selling your products to other businesses rather than B2C which is selling directly to individual consumers. Moving your B2B business online can help you reach new customers but can also serve your existing clients better.

Salesforce B2B Commerce: Everything to Know

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Salesforce B2B Commerce is among the most powerful and popular business tools on the market. Salesforce B2B Commerce brings that same ease and convenience to business-to-business sales. B2B Commerce. What is Salesforce B2B Commerce? How Salesforce B2B Commerce Helps.

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B2B eCommerce Embraces The Ecosystem Opportunity

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With trade shows canceled and enterprise digitization accelerated, 2020 was a big year for the adoption of B2B eCommerce. Even before the pandemic hit, the B2B eCommerce landscape was heating up as businesses sought greater efficiency.

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Flipkart Rolls Out B2B Marketplace

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Flipkart has rolled out its Flipkart Wholesale operations, which serves as a B2B marketplace for small businesses and shops. B2B Payments B2B Flipkart Flipkart Wholesale india international News SMBs What's Hot In B2B

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Tradologie Launches Global B2B Platform In India

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India's Tradologie is looking to make the country a "self-reliant and self-sustaining powerhouse" through a B2B platform that facilitates uninterrupted trade for both local and foreign parties. B2B Payments B2B cross border trade india international News Tradologie What's Hot In B2B

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B2B Payments Drive Instant Payments, Crypto Innovation

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Separately, research finds B2B payments as the key driver behind surging instant payments volume in the years ahead. In addition to the expanded Accelerate program, Mastercard is also embracing blockchain for B2B use cases. B2B Payments To Drive Instant Payments Adoption.

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B2B eCommerce Gets Civilized

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And here we are, millennia later, exploring space and streaming Netflix, yet over 40 percent of business-to-business (B2B) payments are still made by paper — the same “technology” that replaced clay tablets. After all, B2B eCommerce will be a $1.1

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Report: JCB Developing Blockchain B2B Payment Product

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JCB , a Japanese card provider, is developing a blockchain B2B payment offering specifically for netting trades between two parties. Even though Japan’s B2B payments space accounts for $10 trillion in yearly volume, cash transactions are still in the lead as is the case in a number of markets.

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B2B Payments Speed Up

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If we’re talking about business-to-business (B2B) payments, the speed of business is nothing to brag about. It works both ways as traditionally B2C sellers dip their toes into lucrative B2B waters. Keeping B2B Payments Honest. B2B Payments B2B b2c MSTS News retail payments

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Netspend CEO On Making The B2B Pivot

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Changing course isn’t an easy thing for businesses to do, particularly when it's a big change like shifting focus from providing services direct to consumer (D2C) to taking on a B2B model.

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Personalizing — Not Just Digitizing — The B2B eCommerce Experience

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As the B2B commerce landscape innovates, it is continually after that "Amazon-like" experience forged in the consumer commerce world. But for B2B vendors and suppliers, the unique needs of corporate customers cannot be ignored, making a consumer-like buying experience particularly complex.

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Virtual Cards Streamline, Simplify B2B Healthcare Payments

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Frictions like these are pushing more businesses to rethink their legacy approaches to business-to-business (B2B) payments and adopting various digital options for sending money. The pandemic has left vendors struggling and more concerned than ever that they receive their funds without delay.

Giving B2B Dental Payments A Digital Treatment

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Insurance carriers that implement high-powered tools to boost claims processing could also trim frictions and accelerate the sector’s B2B payments. The dental sector may be in need of a digital boost.

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Integrated Workflows Fuel Cross-Border B2B Payments

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There are a lot of moving parts in B2B payments that are keeping corporate finance executives busy as they work to modernize and optimize their operations. In 2020, many of the biggest pain points in B2B payments were revealed, particularly when transactions move across border.

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Virtual Cards Drive Consumerization Of B2B Payments

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Historically, corporate travel and expense ( T&E ) management has been viewed as an entirely separate function from other B2B payment workflows. The differentiation between T&E and B2B payments has broken,” said Barker.

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B2B FinTechs Overcome Pandemic VC Slump

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Nevertheless, this week’s B2B venture capital roundup found some healthy investment for startups in both Europe and the U.S., In Germany, Candis, a B2B platform to automate accounting and payments for businesses, announced a $15.8

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Salesforce Rolls Out Revenue Cloud To Simplify B2B Functions

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Salesforce has rolled out its new Revenue Cloud product, which will work to simplify B2B purchasing for customers, according to a press release. B2B Payments automation B2B News Revenue Cloud Salesforce What's Hot In B2B

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B2B FinTech Stays Resilient Amid Investment Slowdown

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Several B2B FinTechs topped the list in Q2, however, including commercial card startup Brex, which raised $150 million, as well as global business account service provider Airwallex with $160 million and small business alternative lender Fundbox with a $200 million raise — the largest of the quarter.

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Rustic Deco Debuts B2B Wholesale Furniture Site

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Rustic Deco has rolled out its new B2B wholesale furniture website, according to a press release. The platform is only for B2B needs, offering tiered discounts for licensed interior decorators, registered interior designers and mom-and-pop stores, according to the release.

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Visa’s Phalen: Collaborative Commerce Is B2B Payments' Next Act

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Kevin Phalen , head of global business solutions at Visa , told Karen Webster that the consumerization and the digitization of the B2B space are enabling firms to get the job — moving money — done with efficiencies previously unknown. B2B is poised to make the same leap.

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FinTech Innovation Eases B2C Sellers’ Entrance Into The B2B World

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The takeover signaled an evolution of the company's business model from a traditionally business-to-consumer (B2C) seller, to one that includes business-to-business (B2B) operations. While an attractive proposition, the shift into the B2B world can’t happen at the flip of a switch.

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B2B eCommerce Platform NuORDER Unveils Payments Service

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B2B online commerce technology company NuORDER has unveiled its NuORDER Payments offering. Digital payments [are] the norm for eCommerce, but B2B payments have been stuck in the dark ages for too long,” NuORDER Co-Founder and Co-CEO Heath Wells said in the announcement.

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GenNx360 Acquires B2B Industrial, AMW Packaging

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New York private equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners has acquired B2B Industrial and the assets of AMW Packaging Supply , which will give the company a boost in the industrial packaging space, according to a press release. B2B Industrial is based in Illinois, while AMW is based in Arizona.

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Mastercard Embraces Existing Rails To Drive B2B Payments Value

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When it comes to global B2B procurement, nothing is simple. The Track BPS is an evolution from the strategy of owning the underlying rails upon which money moves, according to James Anderson , executive vice president of Global Commercial and B2B Solutions.

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Seller Platforms And Digital Marketplaces Define B2B Payments For 2021

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The B2B payments ecosystem experienced a sudden and dramatic acceleration of change upon the onset of the global pandemic, and its impacts reach far beyond the mere digitization of the B2B transaction. Speed will be key in several workflows of the B2B commerce experience.

Brexit Raises The Stakes For B2B Payments Fraud

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In this week's B2B Data Digest, PYMNTS breaks down the numbers behind the latest cases of fraud, including the growing risks of small business loan fraud, a case of expense fraud, and the ever-persistent Business Email Compromise risk intensified by Brexit uncertainty.

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Bolstering The B2B Buyer's Online Experience

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When B2B commerce requires sales representatives, phone calls and fax machines, both purchasing and sales workflows can quickly get bogged down. There is an inherent value in building B2B eCommerce platforms from the ground up.

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Partnerships Drive B2B Payments Digital Transition

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And as FinTechs continue to challenge banks, but also offer new opportunities within the B2B space, they’re advancing a corollary to the build vs. buy question: How about partnerships? The question is seemingly an eternal one in the business realm: build vs. buy.

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How B2B Payments Fraud Hides Within The Enterprise

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When it comes to B2B payments fraud, it’s not a matter of if it happens, but when. While eliminating paper is a much-needed first step to combatting B2B payments fraud, electronic payments aren’t immune to the risk, either.

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How The B2B Mid-Market Drives Loyalty Through Online Payments

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With B2B eCommerce proliferating, the market is rapidly evolving to make way for new business and payment models in response to customer demand. We're in the golden age of B2B eCommerce," he told PYMNTS in a recent interview.

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BigCommerce Takes On B2B eCommerce

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The company said in a press release Tuesday (March 12) that, along with a slew of partners, it has launched BigCommerce for B2B to provide B2B sellers with resources to more efficiently sell online. The firm is working with several partners that offer their own B2B solutions, which integrate their tools into the BigCommerce for B2B platform. Online commerce solution provider BigCommerce is adding business-to-business eCommerce to its suite of services.

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Freightos.com Grows B2B Platform For eCommerce Logistics

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In a move planned to simplify B2B eCommerce, Hong Kong-based Freightos.com has grown its online B2B digital infrastructure. B2B eCommerce is a thriving market that, in the present day, is expanding even faster as a result of COVID-19.

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Regal Software Introduces Bank-Branded B2B Payables

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To streamline B2B payments, MineralTree company Regal Software unveiled its RegalPay One offering in a Wednesday (Oct. The company noted that $27 trillion in B2B payments are conducted yearly in North America, while firms spend $510 billion on manual AP expenses in making those payments.

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CFOs Navigate Season Of B2B Payments Change

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The B2B payments landscape has always been evolving, but change in the industry has never been more acute than right now. As Cyphers explained, CFOs are quickly recognizing the need to change their ways across a variety of points along the B2B payment journey.

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Contour Collaborates With Mphasis On B2B Trade Platform

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HSBC Hong Kong Announces New API For Instant B2B Payments

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B2B Payments Digital Banking direct debit Hong Kong HSBC instant payments News What's Hot In B2BHSBC Hong Kong ‘s new application programming interface (API) will simplify the payment system for businesses down to a one-stop payment hub, a press release says.

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Today In B2B: UK Debt Collectors Eye SMB Aid Recovery; ActiveWorx Launches B2B Payments Optimization Tool

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Today in B2B payments, ActiveWorx launches its B2B payment optimization tool, while PayJunction debuts an eInvoicing feature. ActiveWorx Introduces B2B Payments Offering on AP Platform. has rolled out B2B payments optimization offerings on its platform.

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Visa Commercial Pay Launches For Virtual Cards, Digitized B2B Payments

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23) that they have entered a strategic partnership to launch Visa Commercial Pay, billed as a suite of B2B payment solutions for enterprises making the shift to digital transactions, and, specifically, virtual cards — and away from paper-based manual processes.

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Finding The Tech-Human Balance In B2B Payment Optimization

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Although it occurred under dire circumstances, 2020 was the year that many organizations finally ditched the paper check in B2B payments — or, at the very least, helped to move the needle toward electronic payments. B2B payments are messier than B2C payments," said Chanda.

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LiveArea Debuts FastTrack Commerce For B2B eCommerce

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FastTrack, as such, has everything a company needs to build a B2B commerce solution, according to LiveArea. The digital shift of B2B payments came as the pandemic forced companies to do more work than ever on digital platforms rather than in person. What's Hot In B2B

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Subscription Business Models Lead B2B VC Funding

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Venture capital appears to be picking back up in the B2B technology startup community. Coming in at the top spot in this week's roundup is AppDirect , a B2B technology company that helps other firms launch their own subscription services.

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Young B2B FinTechs Secure Their Seed Rounds

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While 2021 has kicked off with a bang in the venture capital arena — with several high-value investments on the books — this week's B2B VC roundup is all about the seed rounds. B2B Payments B2B FinTech funding Investments News payroll

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