Electronic commerce, also referred to as e-commerce or eCommerce, is Internet based buying and selling products or services. E-Commerce uses a combination of Internet technology, mobile commerce, electronic funds transfers, escrowing services, electronic data interchange, supply chain management, inventory management systems, marketing and data collection systems.
The most common practice of electronic commerce is e-taililng, also known as virtual storefronts. This is the practice of listing products for sale in a catalog format on a website
Other Forms of E-Commerce
Other examples of e-commerce include subscription sites (dating sites), mobile application sales (Salesforce), electronic book purchases (Amazon, Barnes and Nobel) and online auctions (Ebay).
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