ECOMMERCE DB1 - In his 2007 article entitled Is E-Commerce...

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In his 2007 article entitled: “Is E-Commerce Ready for Open Source?” Jack Germain feels that in the e-commerce apps of the present business world are highly important to the markets today because they are providing an easy way for startups to get their products and/or services out to the public at large. It is crucial for larger businesses to have this if they rely solely on a fixed location of a retail store, which means they would be missing out on millions of dollars of possible income from other nations, states, cities, etc., that may want to purchase their goods and/or services. The other good thing is the ease of ordering a good or service online—you can shop from the comfort of your own home—QVC made bank on this concept in the 1980s with their Home Shopping Network. QVC is a leader when it comes to ease, and they too have gone Internet with streaming webcasts, and the like. They are trying to profit from the Internet as well. ” Applications are providing vendors with a focus on e-commerce to guide long-term profits and
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