Online Marketplaces: Using Consumer-Inspired Technology in the Business Procurement Process

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Sharing economy tactics have taken the consumer world by storm. You can easily rent someone’s apartment in New York City or catch a ride from an Uber driver in Denver. Consumerism is becoming a collaborative, yet fluid process, backed by technological advances. Considering that 78% of the US population age 15 and older are currently making purchases online, it’s safe to say consumers are well versed in the use of technology to make everyday purchases. Amazon has even unleashed its “dash button,” which allows Amazon Prime members to automatically reorder common household items by pressing an actual physical button (hopefully strategically positioned away from children and pets) [Read More]…