Retailers are preparing to make Internet business-to-business -- or B2B -- services a central part of their procurement strategies.
to buy products or synchronize information. As the executives spoke to SN, their strong interest in doing business on-line with suppliers was evident.
They see B2B as a great opportunity to improve efficiencies and also to level the playing field between small and large companies. They also praised the UCCnet project of the Uniform Code Council fo