E-Commerce<br />Electronic Commerce<br />Commerce – buying and selling.<br />E-Commerce – the buying and selling of goods or services over the internet or via a computer connection.<br />A modern way of trading. The first example of E-commerce taking place on the internet was only recorded in the mid 1990s.<br />
What will we be studying?<br />Introduction to E-Commerce<br />A Short History of E-Commerce<br />Companies that use E-Commerce<br />Benefits of E-Commerce<br />Data Integrity and Security<br />How does E-Commerce work?<br />Setting up an E-Commerce Business<br />
A brief History<br /><ul><li>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.</li></li></ul><li>E-Commerce - Today<br /><ul><li>Almost all national and international companies offer E-commerce.
Can you give me some examples of E-commerce you have used?</li></li></ul><li>Types of E-commerce<br />Direct sales – Companies selling their products or services direct to the customer via the net.<br />Online banking<br />Online auctions – Bidding against other consumers for products and services.<br />Online media sales – Buy and download music, e-books, movies, TV series, computer software.<br />
EBay – A study<br />American Internet Company<br />Online Auction<br />Auction – Customers bid (offer) money for goods or services. The highest bidder is successful. <br />Online Shopping<br />Allows people to buy and sell goods and services online all over the world..<br />
EBay – History<br /><ul><li>Founded in 1995 – known as AuctionWeb.
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)</li></li></ul><li>EBay – How does it work?<br />EBay makes a profit by charging sellers a commission on any auction they successfully complete.<br />The commission fee for each item is between 1% and 5%.<br />For example, an item worth $1000 sold on EBay will earn the company somewhere between $10 and $50.<br />There is also a small fee to list items on EBAY, about 1%.<br />
EBay - PayPal<br />In 2002 EBay bought the internet banking service company PayPal.<br />PayPal allows payments and money transfers to be carried out through the net.<br />Customers sign up with their email address and bank or credit card details.<br />PayPal automatically debits or credits money on a customers’ account.<br />
EBay<br />What is the most expensive item that has ever been sold on EBay?<br />
EBay<br />A Yacht<br />A bargain...<br />$168,000,000<br />It was purchased by Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire owner of Chelsea Football Club.<br />
Task Today<br />We’ve had a look today at EBay. There are thousands of websites that use E-Commerce. For example:<br />www.amazon.com<br />www.iTunes.com<br />www.dell.com<br />www.airasia.com<br />www.nikestore.com<br />www.buy.com<br />www.westernunion.com<br />www.yahoo.com<br />www.priceline.com<br />www.aol.com<br />www.weloveshopping.com<br />www.adobe.com<br />www.rightmove.com<br />www.play.com<br />
Task Today<br /><ul><li>Study a Business that uses E-Commerce.
Create a presentation to tell the rest of the class about your business.
Information about the website</li></li></ul><li>Task Today<br />A the end of this lesson you will present your work.<br />Every member of the group must speak.<br />I’m looking for professional and well presented work.<br />Remember, this lesson is E-Commerce, so make sure you understand the E-Commerce within your chosen company<br />How does the business make money online?<br />What products or services does the business offer online?<br />