What is E-Commerce

You have heard people talk about e-commerce much more lately this year and the past few years and you have probably wondered to yourself what the heck is e-commerce anyway. You have not had the time and liberty to actually google it to find more meaning and anything surrounding the e-commerce enigma.

Well if i may break it down for you, According to Wikipedia, e-commerce is a transaction of buying or selling online. E-commerce (Electronic commerce) is basically geared towards using technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems.

A few examples of e -commerce sites you are well conversant  SocialPay that allow customers simply browse an item online and buy it without moving an inch or a step. The beauty of these e-commerce platforms is that some do deliver to your doorstep and you won’t have to move anywhere. This is also happening in Uganda low-key and is taking a toll.

E-commerce platforms aim at giving a convenient, stress & hustle free service to consumers at all times. The future of e-commerce platforms and e-commerce at large is arguably bright.

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