magento b2b starter guide

Magento B2B Starter Guide: Shape Your Wholesale Business Right Now

by Van Nguyen

Have you been facing any troubles in building your B2B ecommerce business? 


Or you want to enhance B2B features for your website but still, get much confused about what should be equipped and which solution you should pick up? 


When you process a successful Magento B2B ecommerce website, it is necessary to seek information to prepare for your website performance improvement. Even you are a Magento beginner or a wholesale business with an existing website; there may be some questions you would need to find out the answers such as:  

  • What are the essential functions of a wholesale ecommerce business? 
  • Why should you choose the Magento platform for B2B ecommerce?
  • What B2B features does Magento support store owners? 
  • Is there any Magento B2B ecommerce solution that meets your specific requirements?
  • How do you choose the best B2B solution for your website? 

These questions specify a comprehensive guideline to generate a complete Magento B2B website from the beginning or add more B2B functionality for a B2B/B2B2C website to increase user experience. 


Therefore, we made the best efforts to do continuous research to provide you with the definitive Magento B2B starter guide to complete the B2B ecommerce business most effectively. 


This B2B Starter guide plays a role as the guiding star for your business with adequate knowledge about B2B ecommerce, B2B features, Magento 2 B2B Commerce, and the optimized B2B solution. 


It includes four chapters from general knowledge to successful customer case studies that benefit B2B business from Magento. 


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Chapter I: Overview of B2B Ecommerce

A general comprehension demonstrates fundamental knowledge about B2B ecommerce to help you understand the global B2B market and predictable statistics in the future. 


More importantly, we provide a detailed comparison between B2B and B2C customers to clarify your target prospects, differentiate from normal consumers, and come up with favorable wholesale strategies. 


This chapter also specifies six must-have functions that every B2B ecommerce needs to implement for their online websites. These B2B-driven features are essential to guarantee a B2B user experience and enhance business performance. 

Chapter II. Magento 2 B2B Commerce 

Magento 2 B2B Commerce is a solution for every store owner that desires to embrace B2B functions for their online business. 


In this guide, we present a bunch of default B2B features supported by the Magento Commerce edition along with a detailed explanation of how to apply to wholesale. 


However, it will cost a lot of money to develop a wholesale ecommerce business based on this Magento edition. That is the most significant disadvantage of the Magento Commerce edition for small and medium business; meanwhile, default b2B features cannot be available for Open Source websites. 


So if you are running an Open Source website, what should you do to get the necessary functionality for a B2B business. Let’s find out the secret in the next chapter! 

Chapter III. Magento B2B Solution in Open Source

The Magento 2 B2B extension covers the whole B2B shopping experience from the Login to Checkout in the purchase journey: 

  • Access Restrictions
  • Corporate Account Management
  • Secret Pricing, Custom Pricing, and Negotiation
  • Order Placement 
  • Checkout Improvement 
  • Customer Retention

It bundles up various functions for all Magento Open Source websites, guaranteeing the best performance for both customers and store owners. 


Besides, we also eliminate your confuses by providing a list of criteria to compare solutions and then select the most appropriate B2B extension. Along with the comprehensive checklists for clarifying your needs and provider’s options, we try our best to help you make the right choice corresponding to your requirements. 

Chapter IV. Success Stories 

Check out inspiring customer success stories who have been using Magento B2B (both Commerce and Open Source) to maximize their wholesale business performance. 


Via how they did and what they achieved with Magento B2B Solution, you can consolidate the choice to build the website or improve B2B functions. 

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We hope this B2B start guide will satisfy your needs and contributes to powering your wholesale business now and then. 


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us anytime! We focus both on B2B extension and B2B implementation service; hence, we promise to make free consultation for you and your business as soon as possible. 

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