WebSphere Commerce Enterprise

Contract information according to business models

When creating contracts for WebSphere Commerce, it is important to understand the business model in which you store is based, as well as the participants, usages, and XML elements for each business model, as outlined in the following table:

Business model Contract XML element Usage Participants
B2B direct BuyerContract Organization buyer (Default)
  • Buyer
  • Seller
Demand chain ReferralContract Referral
  • Provider
  • Supplier
  • Deprecated featureDemand chain
  • Resellers
HostingContract Reseller
  • Host
  • Recipient
Supply chain HostingContract Supplier
  • Host
  • Recipient