Few to Millions of SKUs, It's All the Same
B2B eCommerce Overview
Built to Adapt
Business ecommerce can be greatly different from Consumer ecommerce sites that cater to individual customers. B2B ecommerce, often also referred to as Enterprise ecommerce, is aimed to bring businesses together in transactions, and Clarity ecommerce is designed and built for these heavily customized B2B implementations. This essentially involves large suppliers and business establishments. Orders on B2B ecommerce sites are simply transactional in nature and likely to be in higher volumes. Business ecommerce platforms are used to create contracts, set specified prices, handle distributors, resellers, tiered pricing and much more. It usually is much more complicated than creating a B2C ecommerce site, many of which involve standard template implementation. Another distinguishing fact about B2C vs. B2B sites is that most B2C sites can adapt and change their business processes to match the features and functionality of the ecommerce "product" that they select, whereas a B2B implementation, needs the e Commerce business "platform" to mold and adapt to their complex business and back-office processes, and be able to be easily adapted and expanded as their business changes.
There are many kinds of websites that companies create to serve their client’s B2B ecommerce purposes. Here are examples of these types of websites: