March 28, 2019
Amazon Business takes pride in serving business customers by connecting them to millions of easy-to-find products, with transparent pricing and convenient shipping options—including consolidated shipping. And because it was purpose-built to support purchasing managers and finance departments by aligning to their procurement processes and reporting practices, Amazon Business removes many remaining obstacles to making business purchases online.
From the beginning, the promise of Amazon Business has been to provide business buyers with access to the familiar Amazon.com shopping experience while helping administrators with business challenges such as purchase workflows, payments and reconciliation.
Today, Amazon Business is proud to serve millions of business customers and hundreds of thousands of business sellers around the world with more than $10 billion in annualized sales. In the US alone, Amazon Business serves nearly 80% of the 100 largest enrollment education organizations, 55 of the Fortune 100 companies, more than half of the 100 biggest hospital systems and more than 40% of the 100 most populous local governments. Amazon Business also offers access to nearly 150,000 US business sellers—hundreds of thousands globally – and hundreds of millions of products.
In order to ensure that customers and sellers alike are getting the most out of Amazon Business, we have compiled a helpful guide to answer some of the most frequently asked questions from businesses about our online store, including; Will they have to pay a subscription fee to join? What kinds of products are available and from which brands? What payment options are available and can administrators track and control what others are purchasing on the account?