Vertical portals, which bring together buyers and sellers in a particular industry, cannot be ignored by companies striving to do e-commerce, according to a variety of speakers and panelists at the second annual Buenos Aires Exhibition and Conferences on Electronic Commerce, which took place last week.
Stories by H. Daniel Calabia
Several questions loom over the delegates to the 26th Congress of the International Publishers Association that opened yesterday in Buenos Aires, Argentina: How will "new technologies" affect the publishing business? How will these technologies interact with present publishing practices? And, above all, how will the buying public react to the new proposals?