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  • E-Commerce - Lesson 1


  • 1.  
  • 2.
    • Electronic Commerce
    • Commerce – buying and selling.
    • E-Commerce – the buying and selling of goods or services over the internet or via a computer connection.
    • A modern way of trading. The first example of E-commerce taking place on the internet was only recorded in the mid 1990s.
  • 3.
    • Introduction to E-Commerce
    • A Short History of E-Commerce
    • Companies that use E-Commerce
    • Benefits of E-Commerce
    • Data Integrity and Security
    • How does E-Commerce work?
    • Setting up an E-Commerce Business
  • 4.
    • 1994 – Netscape Navigator, an internet browser, is invented. Pizza Hut offers online pizza ordering. The first online bank opens. Cars and bikes are available on the internet.
    • 1995 – Amazon is created, an online company selling books, DVDs and CDs. EBay is launched, the first online auction company.
    • 1999 – PayPal launched, allowing safe and secure financial transactions to be carried out over the internet.
  • 5.
    • Almost all national and international companies offer E-commerce.
    • Many companies only offer E-Commerce services.
    • Most major banks offer online banking.
    • When did you last use E-commerce?
    • Can you give me some examples of E-commerce you have used?
  • 6.
    • Direct sales – Companies selling their products or services direct to the customer via the net.
    • Online banking
    • Online auctions – Bidding against other consumers for products and services.
    • Online media sales – Buy and download music, e-books, movies, TV series, computer software.
  • 7.
    • American Internet Company
    • Online Auction
      • Auction – Customers bid (offer) money for goods or services. The highest bidder is successful.
    • Online Shopping
    • Allows people to buy and sell goods and services online all over the world. .
  • 8.
    • Founded in 1995 – known as AuctionWeb.
    • First item sold was a broken laser pointer
    • 1997 – AuctionWeb changed it’s name to EBay.
    • 1997 – EBay began to offer Travel services on the internet.
    • 1998 – EBay went public (the company was listed on the Stock Exchange and people could buy and sell shares in EBay)
  • 9.
    • EBay makes a profit by charging sellers a commission on any auction they successfully complete.
    • The commission fee for each item is between 1% and 5%.
    • For example, an item worth $1000 sold on EBay will earn the company somewhere between $10 and $50.
    • There is also a small fee to list items on EBAY, about 1%.
  • 10.
    • In 2002 EBay bought the internet banking service company PayPal.
    • PayPal allows payments and money transfers to be carried out through the net.
    • Customers sign up with their email address and bank or credit card details.
    • PayPal automatically debits or credits money on a customers’ account.
  • 11.
    • What is the most expensive item that has ever been sold on EBay?
  • 12.
    • A Yacht
    • A bargain...
      • $168,000,000
    • It was purchased by Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire owner of Chelsea Football Club.
  • 13.
    • We’ve had a look today at EBay. There are thousands of websites that use E-Commerce. For example:
      • www.amazon.com
      • www.iTunes.com
      • www.dell.com
      • www.airasia.com
      • www.nikestore.com
      • www.buy.com
      • www.westernunion.com
      • www.yahoo.com
      • www.priceline.com
      • www.aol.com
      • www.weloveshopping.com
      • www.adobe.com
      • www.rightmove.com
      • www.play.com
  • 14.
    • Study a Business that uses E-Commerce.
    • Create a presentation to tell the rest of the class about your business.
    • Include:
      • General Information
      • What goods or services does the company sell?
      • How does the company use E-Commerce?
      • How does a customer obtain goods or services using
      • Example of an E-Commerce transaction
      • History
      • Interesting facts
      • Information about the website
  • 15.
    • A the end of this lesson you will present your work.
    • Every member of the group must speak.
    • I’m looking for professional and well presented work.
    • Remember, this lesson is E-Commerce, so make sure you understand the E-Commerce within your chosen company
      • How does the business make money online?
      • What products or services does the business offer online?