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How Embedded Payments Can Drive Cross-Border B2B Marketplace Success

Health-consciousness rose to new levels over the last year as individuals around the globe took a renewed interest in products that promote wellness. For retailers and grocers, that meant having to adjust their product procurement strategies to focus on organic and natural brands to meet customer demand. Consumer shopping habits have shifted dramatically over the months thanks to a surge in eCommerce, curbside pickup and other emerging...

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The Importance of PIM for your B2B Marketplace Strategy

PIM, as most of you readers might know, stands for product information management system. It is not just an application, but also an enabler of a perfect opportunity to connect the dots between people, process, and technology within a commerce business. Years ago, we published a piece that highlighted how PIM is a backbone for Ecommerce, which not only applies to just B2C commerce but also very extensively to B2B commerce. B2B online...

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How Amazon will Likely Influence Your B2B Marketplace Strategy

Amazon is one of the largest marketplaces that we as consumers have ever seen. With that, Amazon has primarily focused on a direct to consumer structure and caters more to end-user customers vs. the traditional B2B channel; that is, until a few years ago when the ecommerce titan really put some weight behind its B2B strategy– and boy has it made some waves. In 2019, Amazon Business, the company’s B2B marketplace, saw gross sales...

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B2B Marketplaces Attract New VC Funds

2021 continues to be a busy year for B2B FinTechs and their investors, with this week securing nearly $300 million in combined funding for the sector. Newly-funded B2B startups include marketplaces offering a range of services, from funding to talent, as well as technology firms looking to streamline the B2B payment workflow. But it was an India-based digital B2B marketplace in the manufacturing arena that scored the largest round of...