Why You Need a B2C-Style B2B eCommerce Store

By
Craig Ross
June 23, 2021 -
The generation that grew up with the internet now wields more purchasing power in the business world than ever before. While B2B and B2C channels are both unique, the line between them is becoming increasingly blurred. Today, many millennial leaders...

SOC 2 Compliance: What is it and Why Should You Care?

By
Aaron Spring
May 12, 2021 -
It can take a village of service organizations to support a business. In other words, no matter how self-sufficient a company is, chances are it depends upon a myriad of other companies like payment processors, web hosting companies, eCommerce...

EDI Raises the Game in B2B Commerce

By
Ryan Tierney
October 20, 2020 -
In today’s warp-speed world of B2B commerce, there’s simply no time for outdated, manual processes. Relying on “old-school” systems that funnel transactions through email communications, fax exchanges, or even physical mail generates extra work, not...

B2B eCommerce: What’s Changed, and How You Can Keep Up

By
Craig Ross
September 14, 2020 -
In a whitepaper in 2012, Oracle predicted that, “The next decade will be an innovative and demanding one for B2B eCommerce.” Nearly nine years later, we can say with confidence that they were right—and that there’s no stopping the evolution of B2B...

Ron’s Thoughts: Adaptability in the Furniture Industry

By
Ron Sellers
August 25, 2020 -
The downturn in today’s market is different than any other downturn we’ve experienced. In fact, it’s different than any other downturn any industry has experienced, whether it’s furniture, realty, CPG or anyone else. Historically, downturns for...

Understanding IDC Supply Chain Vendor Assessments

February 19, 2019 -
Adopting a software solution that doesn’t have an established category is hard to justify. How to determine if the vendor is selling what your organization needs? How to tell who are the category leaders and who are the laggards? How to reveal the...

NRF 2019

January 22, 2019 -
NRF's annual Big Show was overwhelming, as the Worlds’ largest winter retail event should be. Over 40,000 attendees, including 700 exhibitors and more than 200 sessions — the equivalent of over than 100 hours of content, notes Retail Info Systems...

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise

January 21, 2019 -
If you have ever looked at a cookbook, you’ve probably thought, “How in the world did someone make that?” It really is incredible that someone can conceive of combining disparate items and then heating to create something so darn tasty. But what the...