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By Chris on June 10, 2003

I liked this article not because of the obvious (Amazon has launched an e-commerce consulting business) but because of the following observation regarding purchasing off-the-shelf online store software:

“In e-commerce, the build formula is far more successful than the buy formula … E-commerce and online transactions in general are rife with exceptions, and that makes it hard to build a generic package.”

Good news for developers I’d say.