E-commerce

Business and Revenue Models for E-commerce

The Internet is certainly one of the best technological inventions that the world has experienced in the recent times. The Internet has grown to be an indispensable tool for business not only between consumers and firms but also between firms (Duff, 2009). The key beneficial feature of the Internet is the fact that it has […]

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Social Media Effects on Australian E-Commerce

Introduction The design of websites is increasingly incorporating social cues like helpfulness and familiarity, especially in e-commerce websites, with the primary objective of facilitating the exchange relationship (Adapa 2008). This draws on the assumption that social cues in websites evoke a social response from the visitors of the websites, which in turn leads to enjoyment. […]

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E-business and JP Morgan Chase

E-business has become the new way of doing business in today’s economy and for some organizations it is the only way of doing business. Several brick-and-mortar businesses today have opened up an e-business online that has provided them several new opportunities to capture business that they weren’t available to before. This paper will discuss the […]

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E-business at Rolls-Royce aeroengines

This assignment is aimed to critically evaluate a business model and e-business strategy at Rolls-Royce aeroengines, to ascertain a range of reasons for either success or failure of the e-strategy and to propose further improvements for the company’s e-business. The annual Rolls-Royce report and the corporate website was a primary source of business data. It […]

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Impacts of E-Business

E-business has fundamentally changed how companies do business and how they compete. The biggest impact on B2B e-commerce is how a company forms strategic alliances, how they collaborate with their suppliers, and how products and services are marketed. Due to the increase in the volume and the speed of the B2C e-commerce market and the […]

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Global Communication Benchmarking

Bell is one of Canada’s largest communications companies (Bell Canada Enterprises, 2008) and they provide comprehensive and innovative suites of communication services to residential and business customers in Canada. Services include local, long distance and wireless phone services, high-speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband services, information and communications technology services (or value-added services) and direct-to-home […]

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Problem Solution Global Communciations

Global Communications is a telecommunications organization that is trying to survive when the industry is waning (University of Phoenix, 2004). In this scenario, they are trying to make decisions to solve the problem of increased competition, globalization, and how to lower their overhead costs. There is a clear gap between where the company is and […]

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Preparation for an interview with Goldman Sachs

Hi. I’m glad to have this chance to meet you and learn how an economics and business major can break into the IB industry. I want to be a 2008 full-time investment banking analyst for Goldman Sachs. With recruiting season approaching, I wanted to follow-up and ask you how I could best position myself for […]

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The e-commerce business

In order to analyze the industry in which Zappos.com is actually pursuing its business, we can support the latter SWOT analysis by providing a study based on Michael Porter’s Five Forces analysis. This model is a framework for industry analysis created in order to assess the intensity of competition and the attractiveness of the industry […]

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Online Business Analysis

Make recommendations on how the organisation should enhance its use of e-business technologies to enhance its international use. Argos was overly dependent in the United Kingdom market. Merely, the organisation focuses on their strategic plans and applies it within the nation. Argos e-commerce retailing business has been successful since the financial economic status of the […]

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E-business strategy

Our group assignment chooses Argos as the organisation of choice reflecting on its e-business strategy. This essay content three question parts and has been answered accordingly. Technology according to Mullins (2007) is the information or data, tools and actions that have been used to change inputs into outputs. Technology has been changing and moving rapidly. […]

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E-Reading devices

E-Reading devices, such as the Kindle and the iPad are the future of the leisure reading market The essay topic tells me that e-Reading devices, such as the Kindle and the iPad are the future of the leisure reading market. The first issue that comes to my mind is that is this true or false. […]

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Factors for E-Insurance Sector

Digital trends in the economy are having significant impacts on the financial industry. New technology is driving the firms in this industry to new digitally networked models where strategic transformation processes have taken place (Meerts, 2002). E-finance institutions are moving towards “extended companies” where small-networked companies can freely serve their chosen customers and communities of […]

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eBay’s Changing Identity

One of the key business areas that eBay is emphasizing is growth of PayPal. PayPal grew 31% on revenues of $439 million. Its user base expanded 36%, to 143 million accounts. On the other hand, PayPal’s larger growth came from outside of eBay. It functions as an online bank to deliver interests, process transactions and […]

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E-Business Strategies

Tesco currently is the UK’s largest supermarket chain and the market leading food retailer with the purpose to create value for customer and gain their loyalty. Despite being the UK’s largest retailer, it has also been retailing in the global markets and based on revenue, it is the third largest global retailer behind Wal-Mart and […]

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eBusiness – Integration Issues

Organisations spend large chunks of their IT budget in implementing solutions to automate their business processes. To some extent, they get some benefits but when they extend their business to other organisations or consumers to form strategic relationships, they face lot of integration problems, which proves to be a major hindrance towards a successful eBusiness. […]

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Emerging Technology in E-business

Businesses must select technologies that support core business initiatives to help sustain operations in an e-business environment. To gain a competitive advantage in any e-business industry businesses must analyze current trends and implement new technologies that will help increase efficiencies, support functionality, and increase profit margins. This paper will discuss the effects of emerging technology […]

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Fedex company review of e-business

The ability to keep up with E-businesses will depend on how well a company can keep up with new emerging technologies. On January 19, 2000, Fedex announced a new branding strategy that resulted in change of company’s name to “Fedex Corporation” and extended this Fedex name to four of its five subsidiary companies. Fedex’s strategy […]

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Laure Ashley’s American market

London based Laura Ashley proved to be a successful garment brand from her establishment in 50s till the end of 80s by means of her expert in the fast, flexible production of quality fabrics manufactured in small runs. However the expansion policies and acquisitions at the end of 80s have brought some emerging problems. Massive […]

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E-businesses aspect

E-businesses may not be able to create value alone as the delivery aspect of the value chain is very weak for Online-merchant firms such as Skype as compared to “brick and mortar” companies. So they must engage in alliances or mergers and acquisitions. This is true of the Skype story. A key part to Skype’s […]

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How to implement e-business strategy in China

By 2002, eBay entered China with its acquisition of the start-up EachNet, holding over 70 percent share (Exhibit 1). But by 2006, Taobao established in 2003 overtook eBay China. Although eBay nominally continued to operate in China, it was no longer a concern of Taobao which held over 80 percent of the market in 2008 […]

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Telecommunications services

Telecommunications services companies have been dealing with many struggles in recent years. The industry has been in a constant state of change, which has kept it unstable and chaotic. This unpredictable environment has left many telecommunications firms straining to remain competitive and to keep their clients. CrysTel, a thus far successful telecommunication firm is one […]

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