Different types of e commerce
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  • 1. Different types of e-commerce  Business-to-business (B2B)  Consumer (B2C)  Business-to-government (B2G)  Consumer-to-consumer (C2C)  Mobile commerce (m-commerce)
  • 2. B2B and B2C Electronic Commerce
  • 3. What is B2B e-commerce?  B2B e-commerce is simply defined as ecommerce between companies. About 80% of e-commerce is of this type.  Examples:  Intel selling microprocessor to Dell  Heinz selling ketchup to Mc Donalds
  • 4. What is B2C ecommerce?  Business-to-consumer e-commerce, or commerce between companies and consumers, involves customers gathering information; purchasing physical goods or receiving products over an electronic network.  Example:  Dell selling me a laptop
  • 5. What is B2G ecommerce?  Business-to-government e-commerce or B2G is generally defined as commerce between companies and the public sector. It refers to the use of the Internet for public procurement, licensing procedures, and other government- related operations  Example:  Business pay taxes, file reports, or sell goods and services to Govt. agencies.
  • 6. What is C2C ecommerce?  Consumer-to-consumer e-commerce or C2C is simply commerce between private individuals or consumers.  Example:  Mary buying an iPod from Tom on eBay  Me selling a car to my neighbour
  • 7. What is m-commerce?  M-commerce (mobile commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services through wireless technology-i.e., handheld devices such as cellular telephones  Mobile Ticketing  Information Services  Mobile Banking
  • 8. E-Commerce 1  E-commerce in the period of 1995 – 2000 is known as e-commerce1  E-commerce 1 refers to that period in which , first widespread use of the web was their to advertize a product  Period in which companies started to invest in various e-commerce sectors  Ended in 2000 when stock market for dot companies has begin to collapse
  • 9. Key Features of E-Commerce 1 Technology Driven Disintermediation Friction free commerce (in which information is equally distributed i.e. unfair competitive advantages are eliminated) First movers advantages (firms who moved quickly into this to capture market share) Network effect(value of a network grows by the square of the number of participants)
  • 10. E-Commerce 2  E-commerce2 refers to the second period in the evolution of e-commerce from 2001 - 2006  Period in which concept of one world , one market, one price has weakened  Companies introduced new ways to differentiate their product and services Eg price on books and cd`s vary by 20% and 50% respectively
  • 11. Key Features of E-Commerce 2  Business Driven  Emphasis on earnings and profits  Stronger regulation and governance  Large firms entering into the market  Imperfect market