It's the economy, stupid. Bill Clinton got himself elected with that mantra. Now, researchers and analysts are using it to revise previously rosy outlooks for projections on just how much business-to-business Internet commerce will occur over the next few years. For supermarket operators and food distributors, it's not only the economy -- it's also the industry's inability, thus far, to come up with a set of standards to be used to identify items in electronic on-line catalogs (where a lot ...

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