Week 2 Discussion - Electronic Commerce… The article...

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Unformatted text preview: Electronic Commerce… The article below from the Business week is concerning e-commerce or online buying and selling as a whole. The article mentions companies such as Amazon and Zappos. The problem that the writer is concerned with is that even with the increased amounts of online and email advertising, e-commerce only grew 1% compared to the 20% a year earlier. The problem is not convenience or the recession, but more that there has not been a significant change in online buying over the last ten years. The only exception seems to be Amazon. The writer goes on to describe improvements that can be made in online shopping. First, the checkout process needs to be simplified. Again Amazon has mastered this with one-click purchasing. However, other sites have at least four different screens that you have to navigate through to complete your transaction. Another area that needs attention in online shopping is customer service. Many companies are focused on the convenience provided by the online experience and overlook the fact that it might...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course IS535 IS535 taught by Professor Professor during the Spring '09 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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