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BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP, Boston, has released a study showing that business-to-business e-commerce in the U.S. will grow from $1.2 trillion this year to $4.8 trillion in transaction value by 2004. While B2B continues to grow rapidly, price negotiations and on-line collaboration have yet to migrate on-line in a significant way, the report said. The findings, based on survey responses from more than

BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP, Boston, has released a study showing that business-to-business e-commerce in the U.S. will grow from $1.2 trillion this year to $4.8 trillion in transaction value by 2004. While B2B continues to grow rapidly, price negotiations and on-line collaboration have yet to migrate on-line in a significant way, the report said. The findings, based on survey responses from more than 260 buyers, sellers and e-marketplaces, as well as in-depth interviews, show that despite a high

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