E Commerce
What is E Commerce?
E Commerce is the type of industry where the buying and selling of products or any type of service is purchased through the internet or over a electronic systems. E Commerce is used by millions of people everyday and some of us use E Commerce everyday through a commonly used site like Amazon.
A great video on E Commerce made easy shown below:

Advantages of E Commerce!
One of the best Advantages E Commerce has is to Overcome Geographical Limitations. If you have a physical store, you are limited by the geographical area that you can service. With an ecommerce website, the whole world is your playground. Additionally, the advent of mcommerce, i.e., ecommerce on mobile devices, has dissolved every remaining limitation of geography. Another advantage that E Commerce has is Remain Open All the Time. Now stores are open 24/7/365. Ecommerce websites can run all the time. From the merchant's point of view, this increases the number of orders they receive. From the customer's point of view, an "always open" store is more convenient. This 24/7 idea makes consumers feel as if they can buy what they want when they want.

Effects of E Commerce on Business
E Commerce is a great and affordable way to do business. The E Commerce way of business almost completely DESTROYS the retailing stores such as small businesses or locally known businesses that do not use electronics or the internet to obtain money.

This process is shown through this image:

E Commerce HuMoR!!

How it Relates to CS205
E Commerce relates to CS205 because it can cause credit card fraud and other issues. By buying and selling products electronically, one is at risk for their personal information being stolen. Malicious Software

Some of the most popular sites that USE E Commerce are shown below:

Here is a link to one of the most popular E Commerce sites in the Unites States.

This website Nike allows users to buy accessories and apparel.

Here are some great links that show E Commerce in the News.

Some Internal Links That use E Commerce


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