A new marketplace on Amazon.com with features that bring Amazon’s
selection, convenience and value to businesses
Register for a free Amazon Business account to access business-only
selection, pricing, free two-day shipping and more
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 28, 2015--
(NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon Business (www.amazon.com/business),
a new marketplace on Amazon.com that combines the selection, convenience
and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new
features and unique benefits tailored to businesses. Amazon Business
provides easy access to hundreds of millions of products – everything
from IT and lab equipment to education and food service supplies – as
well as business-only selection and pricing. Amazon Business customers
will also benefit from free two-day shipping on tens of millions of
eligible items, multi-user business accounts, approval workflow, payment
solutions, tax exemptions, dedicated customer support and much more.
“We’ve heard from business customers that they love the convenience of
shopping online, and want an experience at work that is similar to how
they shop at home,” said Prentis Wilson, Vice President of Amazon
Business. “Amazon Business delivers a new and expanded marketplace that
brings the selection, convenience and value of Amazon to business
customers, manufacturers and sellers with the additional selection,
features and back-end integration businesses need to save time and
Some of the features Amazon Business offers include:
Tailored Business Experience: Unique search, browse and
shopping experience that is tailored specifically to business
Business Accounts: Create a single or multi-user business
account, invite additional users to join the account, and define
groups of users to easily share payment methods and shipping addresses.
Free Two-Day Shipping: Fast, free shipping on orders of $49 or
more on tens of millions of eligible items, plus access to even faster
Multi-Seller Marketplace: View multiple offers on a single
product page for easy price comparisons, as well as shop sellers that
consistently meet the performance and service requirements that
Business-Only Pricing: Business-only prices on select items and
quantity discounts from select manufacturers and sellers.
Business-Only Selection: Business-only items combined with
Amazon’s vast selection provides access to hundreds of millions of
products, including hard-to-find items like traffic signs, industrial
deep fryers, antibodies, 55-gallon steel drums, dent pullers and much
Purchasing Approval: Create approval workflows to enable better
Purchasing System Integration: Integrate leading third-party
procurement solutions for easy access to Amazon Business.
Amazon Tax Exemption Program: Make tax-exempt purchases and
manage tax exemption permissions across an organization.
Order Tracking: Add purchase order or reference numbers to
purchases to assist with reporting and account reconciliation.
Amazon Corporate Credit Line: Place orders and finance
purchases using a Pay-in-Full Credit Line or a Revolving Credit Line.
Comprehensive Product Information: Rich product pages and
studio-quality photography, as well as dimensions, CAD drawings and
manufacturer how-to videos.
Amazon Business Customer Support: World-class Amazon customer
service dedicated to registered business shoppers.
“We’re consistently listening to feedback from customers so we can
innovate, deliver more value and set a new standard for B2B e-commerce
with Amazon Business. We think this is an experience that businesses
will love and a great opportunity for manufacturers and sellers to reach
registered business customers. It’s only the beginning for this new
marketplace – we will continue to build out features in areas like
product support, payments, shipping and pricing,” said Prentis Wilson.
To register for a free Amazon Business account, visit: www.amazon.com/business.
To add your product(s) to Amazon’s growing selection, visit: www.amazon.com/business-seller.
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is
guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor
focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and
long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized
recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct
Publishing, Kindle, Fire phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of
the products and services pioneered by Amazon.
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