Not Dead Yet

Stuart, Anne
March 2001
Inc.;2001 Inc. Technology 1, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p58
Focuses on the role of intermediaries in electronic commerce. Problems with the direct link between buyer and seller; Examples of companies that tried to eliminate the services of middlemen; Emphasis on the services offered by companies.


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