E-commerce is more than just buying and selling products online.
Instead, it encompasses the entire online processes of developing, marketing, selling, delivering, and paying for products and services purchased by internet worked, global market places of customers, with support of worldwide network of business partners.
Based on the above criteria, e-commerce are classified as;
Business-to-Business (B2B) e commerce
Business-to-Consumer (B2C) e commerce
Consumer-to-Business (C2B) e commerce
Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C) e commerce
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) e commerce
Classification of e-commerce (cont…) VII. Business –to-Employee VIII. E-Government IX. E-Learning X. None-Business e-commerce XI. Business-to-Business-to-Customer XII. Intra-business e commerce XIII. Exchange-to-Exchange XIV. Collaborative commerce
It refers to the use of mobiles devices for conducting the transactions.
The mobile device holder can connect each other and can conduct the business.
This is not really a type of e commerce but a mechanism in transaction.
Many M-Commerce applications involve internet enabled mobile devices. If such transactions are targeted to individual, to specific location, at specific times, they are referred as location base ecommerce (L- Ecommerce).