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B2B Market Trends : B2B e-commerce is growing among businesses. Stay up to date on all the trends and changes that are happening within the B2B e-commerce industry.

The Latest in B2B Market Trends

Ecommerce sales show a sharp gain at Fastenal

The distributor of industrial and construction products said average daily ecommerce sales rose year over year by 38.3% in the fourth quarter of last year, as total net sales for the quarter increased by 6.4% year over year to $1.36 billion, the company said Wednesday.

Scoring competency in B2B digital commerce

A report from Forrester Research lays out how companies can gauge how well they meet four “core competencies” required for successful B2B digital commerce operations.

How B2B companies met the challenges of 2020

We serve up 30-plus stories and commentaries on manufacturers' and distributors' growth strategies and how they adjusted to COVID-19 and new challenges and opportunities to prepare for 2021.

Fastenal's digital diversification pays big dividends

Fastenal has spent lots of time and money building digital commerce sales channels that include EDI, ecommerce and web-connected vending machines. That investment in ecommerce and electronic sales technology is providing the distributor with a nice return on investment (ROI) and other benefits.

Protolabs: Redoing the revolution in digital manufacturing

It’s been two decades since Proto Labs Inc. struck a revolutionary cord with on-demand digital manufacturing. Now its second-generation ecommerce platform supports more complicated collaboration with customers on custom manufacturing across the multiple processes of 3D printing, CNC machining, and injection molding—and at the same time speeds up price quotes on projects. Above: A Protolabs 3D printing project.