Amazon opens a store for businesses

Amazon opens a store for businesses

Amazon announced today the launch of Amazon Business, a new marketplace where customers can buy everything from mundane office supplies to high-end equipment.

This is a clear sign that the company is making a play for the business-to-business market putting itself in direct competition with Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba.

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There will be no additional cost for businesses to register for the marketplace and the shopping experience will be tailored to suit corporate shoppers by offering features such as multi-user accounts, business-only price incentives, exclusive products and some tax exemptions for eligible regions.

➤ Introducing Amazon Business: Everything You Love About Amazon, For Your Business [Amazon]

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