Episode 28: What eCommerce means for B2B Manufacturers with Randy Higgins from Shift7 Digital
Play • 40 min
As eCommerce accelerated in the wake of the pandemic, a shift in focus away from branch sales saw B2B manufacturers facing huge disruption to their traditional distribution model. To delve deeper into what's been happening in B2B manufacturing over the past year, Brian Walker speaks to Randy Higgins, Chief Strategy Officer at Shift7 Digital, the leading digital agency for manufacturers. Together, they discuss the changing roles of manufacturers and distributors, how the B2B sales process has been transformed, and the opportunities this has created, including: - How the increase in self-service is pushing manufacturers to improve their digital experiences and what the best in the sector are doing to stand out from the crowd. - Why B2B buyers are willing to pay more for a better commerce experience, and how manufacturers can adjust for this. - And why manufacturers need to be considering the impact that Amazon Business and other marketplace channels could have on their sales strategy and what they should do to respond. This episode offers many fascinating insights on how the B2B manufacturing space is changing and what manufacturers need to do to adapt to rapidly changing consumer behaviors. If you’re a manufacturer looking for best practice insights on how to effectively sell your products in a post-covid world, you’ll definitely want to listen to this episode. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this episode, as well as any recommendations for future guests, so please get in touch at https://www.bloomreach.com/en/about/contact-us. Get to know Randy a little better by checking out his LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/randy-higgins-8620413/ Find out more about Shift7 Digital at: https://www.shift7digital.com/
More episodes
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu