Essays Tagged: "Online shopping"

How The Internet has Affected the Music Industry.

n in the future.Over the last ten years, the Internet has evolved from just web pages to e-mail, to online gaming, to viewing sport and film previews, and to buying and downloading music online. The I ... y be true, yet the Internet is also one of the music industries greatest enemies.For some years now online shopping has been available to anyone with a credit card and an Internet connection. E-commer ...

(4 pages) 359 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Internets Effect on society.

owing both sides of Age discrimination on the internet, the shift in Power, the economic results of online shopping and working from home, as well as explaining delicate issues like pornography and ra ... the internet, until it was friendly enough to be used by the rest of society.In the section titled "Online shopping" the author explains how it is better for the consumer, but then explains that it wi ...

(3 pages) 77 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

This is an essay on the freedom that the internet allows

mmonplace in the average American home. Companies these days do big business over the Internet, and online shopping has grown tremendously in the last few years. For instance, the online auction site ... n the last few years. For instance, the online auction site eBay sells millions of items every year online. Many companies are making even more plans to expand their business to the Internet. Wireless ...

(2 pages) 61 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Workplace Surveillance: Is it Ethical for employer to monitor their employee's communication via Internet?

during the working hours using Internet Monitoring Software.Some employees sometimes sneak in some online shopping sites or sneak over an e-mail joke using the company's resources at the time when th ... 's phone calls, e-mails, Internet activities, and computer files.Number of Workers under Continuous Online SurveillanceTotalWorkforceOnlineWorkforceMonitored Employees (Percent of Online Workforce)Uni ...

(10 pages) 486 2 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case study of WHSmith

Section Four1. Variables in the Purchasing EnvironmentNowadays, more and more people shop online for convenience and time saving. WHSmith UK Retail, a multi-channel retailer, gets benefits f ... rs would receive regular updates via e-mail on the latest releases and offers. Furthermore, as 24/7 online shopping, offers customers a choice of flexible and affordable Internet connect ...

(4 pages) 95 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The social economic and ethical consequences of current uses of computing.

n names on which they can explain the functions or products of the business as well as setting up a online "shopping" system which if fast becoming the most popular way for the public to buy products. ... " in real life.·Of those only 7% went with adult supervision.·11% of children meeting online friends have had bad experiences.·A 34% of these children would not report on the inci ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Amazon's Competitive Analysis

Amazon, it has become the "Earth's biggest anything store". Its competitors have expanded from just online book retailers Barnes and Nobles and Borders to top audio retailers and online auct ... nd online auction house Amazon has an overall lead of 40% market share against the other online retail firms. Their international business has more than doubled over the past 2 yearsAmazon' ...

(5 pages) 469 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Shopping on the Internet

ucational purposes to entertainment purposes. A trend that has recently risen on the virtual web is online shopping. The advent of the Internet as a shopping medium has enabled shoppers to gain enormo ... limited many customers from spending the necessary amount of time needed to spend in a real store. Online shopping allows consumers to do their shopping at the convenience and comfort of their own ho ...

(3 pages) 164 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Business Administration and E-Commerce

re are few companies that do not use e-commerce. "To most casual Internet surfers, e-commerce means online shopping; workaholics pointing their web browser to to order an emergency present ... away can complete business transactions in a matter of seconds as well as exchange information. One online article explained:"Dell Computers sells more than $14 million worth of computer equipment a d ...

(4 pages) 104 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Online book retailing

1. Introduction:In the past few years, the world saw lots of changes in online retailing. In this B2C e-commerce model, the combination of screen-to-customer interfaces, ne ... o "value increases" for both the customer and the firm. In general, more and more customers can use online shopping with confidence, while more and more companies recognized that online retailing is n ... the global leader in the B2C e-commerce arena. Up to now, books are still the top-selling products online. So we will look at U.S. online bookselling market, in particular, the major two players -Ama ...

(6 pages) 166 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Advantages of being the first mover in E-commerce.

With the growth of commerce on the Internet and the Web, e-commerce often refers to purchases from online stores on the Web, otherwise knows as e-commerce Web sites. The e-commerce marketplace is int ... on was the first company to truly harness the power of the rapidly expanding Internet to provide an online book retailing service to consumers. Amazon has also been the first company to enable consume ...

(5 pages) 275 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

E-Business Website Review

te.Ease of Navigation of each site.The conclusion and ranking of the three sites from worst to best online revolutionized the e-commerce world and the book selling world ... has grown to serve 13 million people in more than 160 countries and has become the leading online shopping site. To boost its reach, has added a variety of other products and has g ...

(7 pages) 368 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Electronic Marketing

an have in increasing the use of commercial internet web-sites by consumers.Answer : "The growth of online shopping and companies' desire to capture a large share of the existing and future Internet m ... tegies. In this essay, a sample of a few Internet users was used to analyse attitudes toward buying online. The findings indicated that gender and occupation had an influence only on attitudes concern ...

(19 pages) 426 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Going into a store verses online shopping

Most people do not even realize the distinction between in store and online shopping. In today's society, people shop while at work, after work and on the weekends, when ... spend time looking through racks and waiting in endless line just to purchase something. Others go online to make time less consuming and effortlessly buy a product right away. Although there are cer ... effortlessly buy a product right away. Although there are certain differences between in store and online shopping including cost, convenience, and time, they still have the same quality that we soug ...

(3 pages) 68 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Implications Of Credit Card Fraud For The Consumer And The E-commerce Industry

or the consumer and the e-commerce industry A - Describing the Issue Currently everyone talks about online shopping and electronic-commerce (e-commerce). Both of these rather new terms describe comput ... ever problems have developed through this new way of enterprise. Most of the orders that are placed online are confirmed and paid using the customers credit card number and expiration date. This data ...

(4 pages) 51 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers Exploiting the Value of Digital Business Infrastructure

the business model. But what specific steps enabled Amazon to lay claim to being a new age retailer?Online retailers have a set of advantages comparing to brick-and-mortar ones: brand flexibility, pro ... Keeping in mind that gross margin from those categories is estimated to be around 90% (vs. ~20% for online retail) that will create sizeable chunk of Amazon income.Amazon strived to compensate everyon ...

(4 pages) 65 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Online Shopping â€" Smart Way

ar. People can do anything by using Internet such as chatting with friends, reading books, and even online shopping. However, online shopping as a new thing is still doubted by many people. I like onl ... ng three reasons: time saving, enjoyable and flexible, and cost-effective.The first reason I prefer online shopping is that I can save time. I can search 5 or more online stores within only 20 minutes ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

* Analysis of Using the Competitive Forces and Value Chain Models Using Management Information Systems

o cover orders that they cannot serve.Amazon in its efforts to sustain its market leadership in the online retailing industry has tied up with various online organizations. Netscape Navigator and Amaz ... ave had some form of higher education and have access to the Internet and computers. The segment of online shoppers has increased dramatically in recent years due to the convenience of shopping in the ...

(21 pages) 124 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies


t Buy so that they both can cross promote each other. With this joint venture, the company got into online business and doubled the revenues. The company was also titled as 'Company of the Year' in th ... y of the Year' in the Forbes Magazine in 2005 (Best Buy Co. Inc., 2013).With its expansion into the online world, the business took a giant next step in consumer retailing. The company could achieve 1 ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting