electronic commerce

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electronic commerce

[i·lek¦trän·ik ′kä·mərs]
(computer science)
Business done on the Internet. Also known as e-business; e-commerce.

electronic commerce

(application, communications)
(EC) The conducting of business communication and transactions over networks and through computers. As most restrictively defined, electronic commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services, and the transfer of funds, through digital communications. However EC also includes all inter-company and intra-company functions (such as marketing, finance, manufacturing, selling, and negotiation) that enable commerce and use electronic mail, EDI, file transfer, fax, video conferencing, workflow, or interaction with a remote computer.

Electronic commerce also includes buying and selling over the World-Wide Web and the Internet, electronic funds transfer, smart cards, digital cash (e.g. Mondex), and all other ways of doing business over digital networks.

[Electronic Commerce Dictionary].
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The report said that Egypt topped the list of the countries in the region in terms of growth rates in e-shopping, where electronic payment operations growth reached 32% in the field.
Posta Plus chief executive officer Hisham Al Bahar said: "With more than a decade of experience, we continue to expand geographically and enter the Egyptian market where we look forward to providing all our services and solutions, and in particular e-shopping solutions which comprise a delivery tracking platform, storage, import and export services as well as continuous monitoring of stored goods.
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L'objectif etant de faciliter les procedures de passation des marches publics pour les entreprises publiques et privees afin de les rendre totalement transparentes grace a leurs mises en ligne a travers la plateforme TUNEPS , l'atelier de formation e-shopping Mall a fait l'objet d'une presentation de la plateforme deja operationnelle et entierement securisee ainsi que les procedures d'enregistrement des fournisseurs suivie de cas pratiques visant la maitrise des membres pour la passation des commandes ainsi que le suivi de l'execution.
The report noted six segments of e-commerce shoppers in the United States, defined by their attitudes and behaviors about the activity: e-shopping enthusiasts, variety seekers, review seekers, selective e-shoppers, e-shopping resisters and e-shopping avoiders.
In addition, helping to make OPFOR Solutions vast portfolio of products easy to browse is the new OPFOR Solutions E-Shopping experience, which can be accessed via the new website.
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With more than 2,000 shopping portals, the country's e-shopping space is expanding quickly despite multiple barriers to entry, NetSol Technologies Founder and CEO Salim Ghauri said on the launch of its e-commerce portal Turbooz.
Through these innovative, automated self-service terminals, e-tailers will be able to send goods ordered online direct to parcel lockers, while customers will be able to collect their e-shopping and other parcels at preselected terminals at a time most convenient for them, it added.
They have hired 3300 drivers in the race to win e-shopping wars ahead of Black Friday and Christmas.
Because however low e-shopping scores on the customer effort scale, it remains as satisfying as a stroll across a medical centre.
ABU DHABI: An Indian engineer in Abu Dhabi had a worse E-shopping experience when he received a used knockoff phone instead of the brand new Samsung Galaxy he had ordered from an online shopping portal.