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Mary E. Morrison / BtoB / March 4, 2013
Less than a year after Amazon.com debuted a dedicated e-commerce site aimed at businesses, in January Google Inc. quietly entered the b2b shopping space with the launch of Google Shopping for Suppliers.
Though the site is still in beta, and currently provides results only for the electrical and electronics industries, its debut is garnering attention based on Google’s dominance in the search world and its transformation into a broader IT company.
“Anytime Google, Amazon—any of the big players—jumps into any space, everybody else should be very circumspect,” said Andy Hoar,Read More