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Topic: B2B

B2C vs B2B: Understanding the Difference with Order Fulfilment

Business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) order fulfilment describe the two different eCommerce models that dominate the online retail sector. eCommerce began with the age of B2C but with more and more B2B retailers hopping onboard the bandwagon, it is essential to understand the variations in the customer relationship, order fulfil ... Read More

  November 10, 2018     

Order Fulfilment Differences in B2B and B2C

Order fulfilment is a critical part of both B2B and B2C environments; both markets play important roles in the global economy. Each model has a slightly different order fulfilment method. Their approaches to logistics, operations and end-customers vary, as well as the regulations they are subject to in the business world. B2B order fulfilment In [& ... Read More

  November 1, 2018     

Tackle unique B2B sales challenges with our ProspectSoft integration

Unleashed Software is launching a new integration with Prospect 365! ProspectSoft is designed to give distributors and wholesalers visibility over their B2B sales. The team at Prospect 365 have developed the software to give users control and accurate information through the entire B2B product sales cycle. Through this integration, users can extrac ... Read More

  September 5, 2018     

B2B eCommerce Portals a Game Changer for Businesses

eCommerce has taken the business-to-business (B2B) world by storm. Initially, B2B buyers and suppliers thought eCommerce was a trend that wouldn’t last. They didn’t envision it in their future, nor did many B2B companies invest in it. However, the future has arrived and eCommerce is here to stay. Online portals Online portals have become a [&he ... Read More

  August 8, 2018     

Defining the B2B eCommerce Model

Online transactions are commonplace these days. People use them to buy clothes, electronics and even order their groceries. These types of transactions are considered business-to-consumer, or B2C. This type of eCommerce caters directly to the end-consumer and the transaction is between the company and the consumer. The other division of eCommerce i ... Read More

  August 7, 2018     

Starting Your B2B eCommerce Journey

The world of eCommerce and retail digitisation is being adopted in increasing numbers by the business community. Businesses trading to customers (B2C) have long-since led the way in eCommerce with reported success, however now it is being adopted by businesses who trade with other businesses (B2B). So, if your business is contemplating joining the ... Read More

  August 6, 2018     

Unleashed Software launches B2B eCommerce platform

New offering enables clients to sell products seamlessly online through their inventory management platform Bristol, UK Unleashed Software, a leading provider of inventory management software, has launched a brand new B2B eCommerce platform. It enables clients to establish an online store within their inventory management platform, cutting out the ... Read More

  July 31, 2018     

It’s Time to Reap the Benefits of a B2B Portal

Online selling has become a way to grow revenue and drive new customer acquisitions. So, whether you are just starting off, already selling, or still considering online B2B selling, you probably already have an idea of the a difference an online B2B portal can make. But are you aware of just how much a personalised […] ... Read More

  July 30, 2018     

5 Things You Need to Know about the B2B eCommerce Industry in 2018

Investments in B2B eCommerce platforms have not been top priority for B2B companies, but this is changing. Although many B2B companies have some sort of online portal, many are behind and market leaders are starting to recognise that their competitive advantage does not come from merely having a B2B online portal presence. It comes from […] ... Read More

  July 30, 2018     

Tweaking Workflows for eCommerce Success

The eCommerce environment is rapidly changing and attaining eCommerce success might cause some businesses grief. One of the best ways to succeed in this setting is having intelligent systems or ways of working so that your business will be better set up to meet the changing requirements of customers, markets, and technology. To achieve eCommerce [& ... Read More

  July 28, 2018     

Unleashed employees in NZ and UK celebrate the launch of the B2B eCommerce store

The release of the Unleashed B2B eCommerce store isn’t just a significant win for our users, it’s the culmination of several months of hard work from everyone who works here. At Unleashed, we believe in celebrating major company milestones. Successfully launching our brand new B2B eCommerce store — empowering Unleashed clients to sell product ... Read More

  July 27, 2018     

4 Huge Trends in B2B eCommerce

Despite being slow to adopt eCommerce, B2B brands are increasingly looking to digital means to boost sales – a move driven by the success of platforms such as Amazon Business and the changing B2B buyer demographic. In this article, we will explore some key trends in B2B eCommerce, and provide tips on how you can […] ... Read More

  July 27, 2018     

eCommerce Strategies for Manufacturers

B2C companies seem to have kept up with customer demands for digitisation of products and sales. Customers love the convenience of shopping online and through multiple digital channels and B2C owners have taken note. However, B2B firms like manufacturers are lagging behind. Many manufacturers see their company as a “behind the scenes” c ... Read More

  July 27, 2018     

A Quick Guide to Getting Started with eCommerce

Grow your business by strengthening its eCommerce capability. eCommerce is one of the most rapidly growing ways to sell products to customers in most countries globally. To be successful, you’ll need to have a good business structure, a quality product that’s in demand, a business plan, and effective marketing. Follow these pointers to help set ... Read More

  July 26, 2018     

3 Key Strategies to Jumpstart your B2B eCommerce Business

The rise of digital is well documented and is causing the business-to-business (B2B) sector to catch up with the business-to-consumer (B2C) space. By 2020, B2B eCommerce is forecast to be worth approximately US$1.1 trillion. As this growing sector is experiencing increasing competition, manufacturers are having to raise their game, largely due to t ... Read More

  July 26, 2018     

Volcano Coffee Works: Using the Unleashed B2B eCommerce store to maximise customer satisfaction

Earlier this year, Volcano Coffee Works was facing a problem: How to deal with the rapid expansion that comes with international acclaim, without sacrificing their core goal of helping customers along every step of their coffee journey. Here’s Emma Loisel, VCW’s co-founder and chair, on how they used Unleashed’s brand new B2B eCommerce store ... Read More

  July 26, 2018     

Is Your Business Considering a B2B Store?

B2B portals are a great tool for any business looking to expand and invade the online space. B2B eCommerce stores are essentially online marketplaces that allow businesses to showcase their services or products, and conduct transactions with other business buyers. Let us delve into the specific benefits of embracing all B2B eCommerce stores have to ... Read More

  July 25, 2018     

What’s the Buzz about B2B eCommerce?

The B2B eCommerce industry has been growing over the past two decades; by 2020 it is predicted to be worth twice that of the B2C global market. Given this and the changing nature of business buyers, it is essential that business jump on the B2B eCommerce bandwagon to ensure profitability for the future. Should your […] ... Read More

  July 24, 2018     

Get your inventory stock ready to sell on your B2B eCommerce store

Is your inventory stock information accurate and up to date? The B2B store uses product information from Unleashed so it’s important to maintain accuracy across the integration. To get started, ensure your inventory stock prices are accurate in Unleashed, check that the appropriate discounts or prices are applied, and any product images are uploa ... Read More

  July 23, 2018     

Are your customers B2B-ready?

In setting up your B2B eCommerce store, you have to take care of the people that matter most – your customers! Are your customers ready to shop on your B2B eCommerce store? The B2B portal uses customer details from Unleashed so it’s important that your customer records are up to date within Unleashed. Before you […] ... Read More

  July 23, 2018     

Easily manage B2B eCommerce orders

Our latest release, the B2B eCommerce store is a great way for businesses to manage their B2B sales channel. Businesses can easily manage inventory and B2B sales orders between Unleashed Software and their B2B store. When setting up the store, businesses should configure the B2B sales order preferences according to their business needs. Here’s wh ... Read More

  July 23, 2018     

B2B and B2C Buyers: What Separates Them?

B2B and B2C eCommerce retailers both operate in the online arena where they can be reached and reach their chosen customers through search engines, targeted copy and advertisements. B2B refers to purchasing transactions between businesses, whereas B2C denotes the transactions occurring between businesses and consumers. There are some clear differen ... Read More

  July 20, 2018