"Nice analysis Steve. There's no question it's part of the longer term evolution of Google (and any digital Company) They will continue to get closer to the consumer. Manufacturers & publishers need a plan to make sure they're aligned with this sh…"
"FYI – The Amazon business accounts now supports direct integration into the following: Ariba, Birch Street, Coupa, Elcom, eRequester, ESM-Solutions, Infor, Ivalua, jCatalog, Oracle (Fusion and iProcure), SAP, SciQuest, Spendbridge, Spendmap, Verian…"
"I think the surge was also due to the fact that the storm was a bust for many areas, giving folks extra time to be online (and away from the kids :)"
"Amazing to see it took them 5 years to realize the relationship between print catalogs and online activity. "