E-Commerce websites are online portals that facilitate online transactions of goods and services through means of the transfer of information and funds over the Internet. Now, with a single website, anything and everything that a transaction needs, can be executed online.
Types of E-Commerce
There are three main types of e-commerce: business-to-business (websites such as), business-to-consumer (websites such as ), and consumer-to-consumer (websites such as ).
The Benefits of E-Commerce
The internet is so big; a vast array of products can be stored on it. Unlike a brick and mortar store, there is no limit to what can be stored on the internet. Anything from CDs to beds and sofas can be bought online.
As well as this, there is no limit as to how the products are bought. Many companies are turning to social media channels, such as Facebook and Instagram, to target specific customers and push certain products.