Prudens Information Resources for the Internet

E-Commerce Companies


A Prudens Knowledgebase

Leading B2C Sites | Online Presence | Online Transactions | e-Catalog or e-Procurement | Auctions | Online Malls | Dynamic & Unconventional Pricing | Promotions | Industry Portals (B2B) | Brokers (B2B) | Digital Exchanges | B2B Commerce Software

Leading B2C Sites

Online Presence manages the online presence of:

Online Transactions

Digital River ( handles sales for about 13,000 firms.

e-Catalog or e-Procurement

B2C companies using the e-Catalog model:

Companies providing software for the e-Catalog concept, including e-Procurement and e-Distribution include:

Companies with catalog editing and management applications include:


B2C auction sites:

B2B auction sites:

Online Malls

Dynamic & Unconventional Pricing


These sites offer free products and services, coupon schemes, and cash rebates:

Industry Portals (B2B)

Brokers and Intermediaries (B2B)

Digital Exchanges

Vertical market exchanges provide the feed stocks, supplies or products needed in a particular industry. Examples of these exchanges are:

Also, there is VertMarkets (, which has grown to operate 68 vertical exchanges for small and medium sized companies.

Horizontal digital exchanges provide a broad range of products that are typically needed by a company in one stop:

B2B Commerce Software

Dr. James E. Burke is a Principal in Burke Technology Services (BTS). BTS provides business assistance to startup technology companies, or organizations planning or integrating new technologies; develops and manages technology projects; performs technology evaluation and commercialization, and assists in technology-based economic development.

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