E-Commerce in small and medium sized business : an Irish perspective

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Authors
Onu, Kennedy
Issue Date
2003
Degree
BA (Hons) in Business Information Management
Publisher
Dublin Business School
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Abstract
It is hard to ignore the impact that internet entrepreneurship has made. Exactly how much the Internet has affected the global and Ireland characteristic is unclear. However, there is no denying that the preponderance of Internet companies has clearly influenced new housing developments, traffic patterns and property values, making the ‘Internet’ a topic of much-heated conversation. E-commerce is the talk of the business world and it is quite obvious why E-commerce allows one to reach customers that one would not otherwise be able to reach. It allows making a machine take the place of a salesperson, cutting costs and increasing efficiency. It is simply a better way of doing business, which allows and help to add another avenue of sales. Potential customers can find unique product on the Internet, pay for it and have it delivered right to the door. The impact of the Internet been demonstrated very clearly, and quickly. The rest of the world is now starting to see the effects of the tech climate on universal cultures.