Amazon unveils business marketplace

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has unveiled yet another marketplace, and this time its a delivery service dedicated entirely to businesses. The new delivery service, dubbed Amazon Business, includes products ranging from computers and lab equipment to education and food service supplies.

Dedicated customer support will also be available to Amazon Business customers, reported Channel AsiaNews.

"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," Amazon VP Prentis Wilson told Channel NewsAsia.

Forrester Research estimates that business to business e-commerce will surpass $1.1 trillion and account for more than 12 percent of all U.S. sales by 2020.

Amazon has launched several new marketplaces since the start of 2015, including Home Services, a platform for finding on-demand professionals, and Destinations, a hotel search site dedicated to local getaways.

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