Current Issues in Economics and Finance
Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce
June 1999 Volume 5 Number 10
JEL classification: E, O

Author: John Wenninger

To improve efficiency, some large retailers, suppliers, and distributors have begun to conduct business-to-business commerce electronically. This practice could grow rapidly if the Internet becomes the primary low-cost network for such transactions. Before the Internet can fully support business-to-business commerce, however, companies must overcome several technological and security obstacles.

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