B2B (Business to Business) E-Commerce Business Model

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Step by Step Guide on Making E-Commerce Website (A-Z Tutorial) – [Index Page]***

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1.7. B2B (Business to Business) E-Commerce

Business to Business

The business which deals from one institution to another institution is called Business to Business. This business may deal with manufacturers or with retailers or with distributors. B2B is an important part of E-Commerce online business. Generally, we see that one institution is buying the products from another institution and those products are sold to another institution. For example, Dell Computers, which is buying accessories from another institution and is selling the products by assembling it to other companies.


  1. Here the suppliers, supply the raw materials.
  2. Manufacturers produce their products.
  3. From there, the products go to the warehouse or distributors.
  4. Here, the products are sent to the customer.

Next Article: 1.8.  Business to Consumer (E-Commerce Business Model).

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