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Tag: B2B eCommerce

An Overview of Magento, Salesforce Commerce Cloud and BigCommerce

An Overview of Magento, Salesforce Commerce Cloud and BigCommerce

Whenever we begin working with a new client, one of the things that will often come up at the start of a project is “Which ecommerce platform should we be using?” Given the number of platforms that are available and the inevitable uniqueness of a client’s requirements, this can be a very challenging question to […]

Modeling Replacement Products in Magento

Modeling Replacement Products in Magento Replacement parts - modeling them in Magento

If you manufacture/distribute replacements for OEM products, you may be struggling to figure out the optimal way to represent these products in Magento, particularly if you need to give customers data about your products and the OEM products they replace. In this post, we’re going to discuss a strategy for selling replacement products on a […]

Magento’s B2B Edition – An Overview

Magento’s B2B Edition – An Overview

In case you haven’t heard, the B2B ecommerce market is enormous and growing at an incredible rate (for data on this, check out our article on B2B Marketplaces). As traditional B2B buyers are phasing out of the workplace and are replaced with buyers that have a more modern B2C mindset, expectations around online capabilities are […]

B2B Marketplaces 101 – An Introduction

B2B Marketplaces 101 – An Introduction

If you’re a business that sells to other businesses, there’s a good chance that you’re accepting orders through a variety of channels – an ecommerce site, brick and mortar locations, email, phone, maybe even via EDI. While these are tried-and-true ways for your customers to transact with you, there’s a significant challenge that spans all […]

Be an Enabler: An Introduction to B2B Buyer Enablement

Be an Enabler: An Introduction to B2B Buyer Enablement Small business man on laptop in shop

Like most activities in the B2B world, the sales process is rapidly evolving due to advances in technology. In the past, a distributor or manufacturing businesses built solid relationships with a handful of suppliers, relied on those suppliers for product information, and maintained long-term partnerships. Today, things look very different. Globalization and the proliferation of […]

What B2B ECommerce Companies Need to Know About the New Federal Sales Tax Laws

What B2B ECommerce Companies Need to Know About the New Federal Sales Tax Laws Map of Federal Tax Nexus by State

Last June the Supreme Court decided to allow state and local governments to impose sales taxes on online businesses which sell to customers located within their jurisdictions. The case-South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc.- overturned a long-standing decision which allowed state governments to collect sales tax only from businesses which had a physical presence in the state. While experts agree […]

Introducing the new CalOptix.com

Introducing the new CalOptix.com CalOptix Logo

CalOptix provides leading brands and innovative products in the optical accessories and over the counter eye wear market to thousands of optical retailers and mass channel customers. After several attempts to automate their manual, error prone sales order process, they knew they needed a low-maintenance, manageable solution. CalOptix came to Blue Fish looking for a […]

Sales Tax Nexus: Everything you want to know

Sales Tax Nexus: Everything you want to know

What is Sales Tax Nexus? Sales Tax Nexus is also called “sufficient physical presence” and is a legal term that refers to the requirement for companies doing business in a state to collect and pay tax on sales in that state. For example, if you sell goods or services in Louisiana, you must file and […]

Order Management – Are you ready to take your business to the next level?

Order Management – Are you ready to take your business to the next level?

What started out as a single channel (either B2B or B2C or both) sales approach – brick and mortar storefront, eCommerce site, over the phone Sales Representatives – has grown into an omni-channel solution. You now have an eCommerce site, several brick and mortar storefronts, and a roaming pop-up store (seasonal festivals are great business!) […]

eCommerce and ERP – 9 Questions to Ask Before Integration

eCommerce and ERP – 9 Questions to Ask Before Integration

Whether you are a business to business website, a business to consumer website, or a little bit of both – you have made a decision and are ready to integrate your eCommerce Store with an ERP system. This is a great step forward in setting your business up for success. Still having a hard time […]