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How a Houston school district sharpened its procurement system

Seeing an opportunity to save up to 30% on its purchases of office and classroom supplies and receive faster delivery, Spring Branch Independent School District scrapped its old procurement methods in favor of buying through Amazon Business.

Industrial distributor Systemax scores big in Canada

The operator of and four other ecommerce sites finished 2018 with a 29% boost in revenue from its Canadian operation, which includes, executives said this week.

For rent online: a $20,000 medical lab freezer

Mayfield Medical Services is expanding is customer base beyond its Midwest roots by offering equipment like medical lab freezers for rent or lease through Kwipped, a B2B e-marketplace.

Barnes & Noble Education gets an A for digital sales

The provider of textbooks and educational services is scoring double-digit revenue increases despite market headwinds, thanks largely to its stepped-up focus on digital sales.