What does e-commerce mean?

Definitions for e-commerce
ˈiˌkɒm ərse-com·merce

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  1. e-commerce(Noun)

    Commercial activity conducted via the Internet.

  2. Origin: Shortened form of electronic commerce.


  1. E-commerce

    Electronic commerce, commonly known as E-commerce or eCommerce, is trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange, inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Modern electronic commerce typically uses the World Wide Web for at least one part of the transaction's life cycle, although it may also use other technologies such as e-mail. Electronic commerce is generally considered to be the sales aspect of e-business. It also consists of the exchange of data to facilitate the financing and payment aspects of business transactions. This is an effective and efficient way of communicating within an organization and one of the most effective and useful ways of conducting business. It is a market entry strategy where the company may or may not have a physical presence. E-commerce businesses usually employ some or all of the following practices:


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of e-commerce in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of e-commerce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of e-commerce in a Sentence

  1. Bishop of New York:

    The Cathedral of Commerce

  2. Chris Christie:

    We should stop going to Chamber of Commerce luncheons.

  3. Van Dijk:

    E-commerce is the centrepoint of our development spending and our M&A.

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    Ensuring that free flow of commerce ... is critical to the global economy.

  5. Harish Bijoor:

    E-commerce is a trust business today and without that you cannot achieve scale.

Images & Illustrations of e-commerce

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