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And don't miss Brooke Sutherland on another business Amazon is poised to eat: "On Tuesday, Amazon put out a little-covered press release on the progress of its business-to-business marketplace. More than 1 million U.S. customers are now turning to Amazon Business for their equipment and supply needs, up from more than 400,000 this time last year. In a decision that can't have been arbitrary, Amazon quotes an executive from the U.S. arm of Siemens AG (you know, that giant industrial company) who's "looking forward to expanding our procurement capabilities with Amazon Business." Nothing about that should be comforting for Grainger and its rivals."
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