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  • Amazon domain registrations suggest B2B or manufacturing supply push [Updated]

    1. BY - Mar 30, 2012
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    Domains related to lab supplies and “small parts” suggest manufacturing or B2B play.

    I buy just about all electronics for my business on Amazon: monitors, laptops, even occasional specialty equipment costing thousands of dollars. Seriously, you can buy just about anything on the site.

    Now it appears Amazon may be gearing up for a serious B2B or manufacturing play. Check out these domain registrations from March 28:

    amazon-supplies.com
    amazon-supply.com
    amazonequipmentsupplies.com
    amazonequipmentsupply.com
    amazonindustrialsupplies.com
    amazonlabsupplies.com
    amazonlabsupply.com
    amazonscientificsupplies.com
    amazonscientificsupply.com
    amazonsupplies.net
    amazonsupply-smallparts.com
    amazonsupply.net
    amazonsupplyitems.com
    amazonsupplypart.com
    amazonsupplyparts.com
    amazonsupplysmallparts.com
    smallparts-amazonsupply.com
    smallpartsamazonsupply.com
    suppliesamazon.com
    supplyamazon.com

    [Update 3/31: Amazon also registered a bunch of “amazonb2b” domains, such as amazonb2b.fr, amazonb2b.biz, etc. It registered AmazonB2B.com many years ago.]

    Some of these domains, such as the small parts and supply parts ones, are very specific. Amazon makes defensive domain name registrations all the time, but I’m thinking this has more to do with a specific effort.

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