The Factor Influence on On-Line Purchase Behavior

Introduction In online shopping condition, social, culture, personal, and psychological factors still have an influence to play in determining on-line purchase behavior. The internet is full of disadvantages and advantages for customers. Perceptions of various aspects of online shopping or buying vary among consumers, and when these variations are correlated with demographic characteristics, it has […]

Globalisation and E-Commerce

Several Australian businesses have managed to achieve an edge in e-commerce. These businesses success has had an impact in the international market and affected other Australian businesses. Liquid animation, Long Tall Clothing, Hot Bods Creatures, and Computer design marine are some of the business entities that have managed a significant recognition in e-commerce, resulting to […]

E-Business and E-Commerce

E-commerce has been viewed as a radical innovation which has redefined the world of business. As a result, various rules and beliefs used by the old traditional economies have been rewritten due to the evolutionary paradigm shift. This web platform makes business processes efficient and increases the organizations reach. E-Commerce has enhanced the merchandising mix […]

Improving Customer Service in a Nigerian Musical Instrument Company

Nigerian consumers are reluctant to use online shopping carts for local purchases. The main reason for this is the fear of becoming victims of online fraud (Onaiwu & KPMG 2013). This means that any company in the country seeking to trade online has the uphill task of creating customer confidence before the successful deployment shopping […]

Social Media Web Resource Management

Abstract Gentle (2009) defines social media as “the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into an interactive dialogue”. Its popularity has been growing exponentially in the last few years. Among the most vibrant include twitter and facebook. This paper addresses measuring the impact of social media by looking at challenges, practices and […]

The Challenges of E-Commerce

Introduction The world currently conducts most of its businesses electronically by putting into use the services of various electronic commerce solutions. Some of the deals are transacted through e-commerce; they include people buying books on the Internet, a firm ordering and paying for supplies through electronic auctions; hotel rooms are being booked online and people […]

Amazon Online Retailer

Amazon is an E-commerce company whose headquarters are in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest online retailer in the world. Apart from the United States, the company has retail websites in nine other countries namely the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, and China (Johnson, Whittington and Scholes 2011). This presentation shall analyze […]

Office Depot’s E-Commerce Evolution

Office depot operating environment Office depot deals with sales of office furniture, computers and their software. It also gives services such as printing photocopying, mailing services and reproduction of documents. Customers of office depot range from small business enterprises to individuals not disregarding large business establishments1. It accomplishes its sale via more than 1000 established […]

Internet Marketing

Internet marketing, simply known as e-marketing, refers to the act of selling or promoting services or products over the internet. As it would be observed, this is an upcoming trend of marketing products and services, which has promised to bring great changes to the modern business arena. Internet marketing indeed is a broad process that […]

E-Business and Enterprise Application Integration

The traditional market has changed drastically since the invention of the Internet. The Internet has connected the customers and companies throughout the world. The information and virtual communication make it possible to conduct business everywhere regardless of the time and location. This innovation resulted in the rapid globalization and facilitation of business relations. Nevertheless, virtual […]

Networks Organization

Definitions of networks may vary but in this context, these are types of cross company’s cooperation. More often their degree of versatility would rate high; they also have specified period in which cooperation would take place. These organizations evolve from conventional organizations and this is why most of its members have specific strategic plans and […]

Business Regulation: Government or Self-regulation

Introduction The government and business participate in the process of executing their respective economic roles. The government plays the role of governing by controlling and directing people on how to carry out their economic activities. The administration controls and guides various state parties or persons who have the power of developing the courses of action. […]

Secure Online Shopping System Model on Customer Behavior

Introduction Research Background Safety and security over the cyberspace has become such an important issue in determining consumer behavior. Thus the introduction of a Secure Online Shopping System (SOSS) is vital towards survival of an online business. Secure online shopping system is a platform where consumers of the product are able to make orders on […]

Internet-Based Loyalty Programs

Introduction Marketing is one of the most important managerial functions in every business. It helps companies to communicate their value propositions to the existing and potential customers. In the contemporary business environment, customer relationship management (CRM) has emerged as one of the most essential marketing roles. As competition intensifies in most industries, businesses are increasingly […]

Amazon e-business model

Introduction This article explores the most successful Internet business model with specific reference to Amazon e-business model. The concept of ‘business model’ entails all fundamental components of a given business (Hedman and Kalling, 2003). The term has gained popularity mainly in e-businesses and among scholars in e-business studies (Afuah and Tucci, 2001; Cheng, Heng, Love […]

E-Marketplaces

Security of e-Marketplaces Since most online transactions are conducted via inputting important personal information (or in this case a company’s bank details), it is important for any e-Marketplace to ensure that the personal information of their client’s remains safe. Studies such as those by Jai-Yeol & Benbasat (2006) state that it is highly unlikely for […]

Promotion Strategy and Customers’ Behaviour: Taobao

Introduction Business organisations must understand the behaviour of their consumers to sustain them as the most crucial tools for their success. Attempts to sustain customers involve putting in place appropriate marketing strategies that require a research on the reasons behind motivation of consumers to buy certain products and services. Developing such capacity is pivotal in […]

Factors that Influence the Development of M-Commerce

Introduction Wireless communication networks are experiencing an unprecedented growth in the business arena. Mobile commerce (m-commerce) refers to the direct and ancillary transactions that are carried out using wireless communication devices. There are various sociocultural, economic, technological and business factors that have influenced the development of m-commerce. Technological Factors The concept of m-commerce is highly […]

E-government in Saudi Arabia

Governments are increasingly becoming aggressive in pursuing complicated data management systems to conduct their business. In fact, some governments in the developed world are the largest users of ICT services. However, the application of ICTs is still underdeveloped in different nations (Hamner, Taha and Brahmini 367). Governments in the Gulf region are making considerable efforts […]

Data Warehouse and Data Mining in Business

Introduction Operation of organisations requires the possession of immense wealth of information, which makes the application of data warehouses and data mining valuable in modern business operation environments. Fundamentally, enterprise data warehouse, alternatively termed as data warehouse, refers to databases that are deployed in data analysis coupled with reporting (Inmon 5). Data warehouses are meant […]

Web Analytics

Executive Summary E-commerce has become very popular over the recent past. This has seen the rise of new methods of conducting market research. Market research is important because the market is dynamic and there is need to adjust to the changes that take place in it. Web analytic tools have come up to help in […]

Website for a Guitar Shop

The business environment has transformed considerably since the introduction of web technologies. Electronic commerce (E-commerce) refers to the process of buying and selling of products, services of information via the internet. It is a fast growing facet of the internet that has changed the focus of businesses from manufacturing to customization in order to meet […]

The Importance of Digital Marketing for Multinational Organizations

Introduction During its early years, international businesses were done in the form of enterprises, where the ownership was individually or in form of partnership. However, with organizations expansion due to industrialization and companies’ need for capital increased, and thus corporations began to replace privately held firms. These firms had the discrete advantage of being entities […]

The Economic Impact of Adopting Bitcoin as an Alternative for Goods and Services

The question of what effects bitcoin would have when it becomes a widely adopted form of payment for goods and services globally leads to highly speculative answers. There are positive and negative outcomes that can arise from the adoption. To understand the eventual outcomes, it is also important to have a general view of bitcoin’s […]

E-contracting

Abstract In this paper, a critical review of e-contracting is conducted. This is achieved conducting a background analysis of the concept of e-contracting in which the benefits associated with e-contracting are highlighted. The method used to achieve this is literature review. The author asserts that there are a number of challenges associated with e-contracting. As […]

Benefits, Implementations and Problems of Electronic Tendering in Public Sector

Abstract Through a review of existing literature, this paper identifies the benefits and problems of electronic tendering in the public sector. The paper also looks at the implementation of e-tendering, and issues that come up during the execution process. Specifically, security and legal issues that hinder a wider acceptance of e-tendering by stakeholders in public […]

Creating an Online Business Expansion Plan for Healthcare Products

Introduction Tennessee Healthcare Supplies Unlimited (THSU) has been providing healthcare supplies to the surrounding community for nearly 17 years. We are now looking to expand our business by providing our services online. THSU provides medical products and supplies to be consumed by the general population. THSU promises to provide quality products at affordable prices with […]