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Paper info: Electronic Trading Hubs: Review and Research Questions

Title


Electronic Trading Hubs: Review and Research Questions

Authors


Philip Rosson
University of Dalhousie
Canada
Philip Rosson

Place of Publication


The paper was published at the 16th IMP-conference in Bath, U.K in 2000.

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Abstract


This paper is a first attempt to describe and assess a new business phenomenon, namelyelectronic trading hubs. E-Hubs use computing power and World Wide Web technology tolink producers, resellers, distributors and buyers together for transaction and other purposes.Significant numbers of E-Hubs have been developed and analysts are bullish about theirfuture. The paper provides an outline of E-Hub developments and practices, and examines theimplications of E-Hubs for business and scholarly research.