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Suppliers: e-commerce is here

Based on 280 packaging supplier respondents surveyed on in January ’01, more than half already are selling online or will begin to by mid-year.

Pw 17661 Sell Online

The number one obstacle preventing e-commerce at packaging suppliers, according to survey results, was that customers aren’t set up to buy through the Internet. Other obstacles: Suppliers don’t want to lose the relationships they’ve developed with customers, nor do vendors have clearly defined e-commerce departments to lead the way. (DN/JB)

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