By Chloe Rigby

Amazon [IRDX RAMZ] has launched its B2B marketplace/ in the UK, two years after it first launched in the US.

The new service from the IRUK Top500 Elite retailer promises to meet the procurement needs of businesses all sizes – and to enable sellers to reach those business customers as well.

Amazon Business sold to more than 400,000 businesses in its first year in the US, generating sales of more than $1bn. Its sellers accounted for more than half of the orders. It also launched in Germany in December 2016 and now has more than 50,000…