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The History of E-Commerce

The History of E-Commerce

What Is E-Commerce? Have you ever thought to yourself what is e-commerce really? E-commerce (short for electronic commerce) refers to any type of commercial transaction that is carried out electronically via the internet. Online shopping is the most common form of e-commerce. Mobile commerce (shopping via an ...

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Alibaba / Jack Ma’s Empire of Success

Alibaba /  Jack Ma’s Empire of Success

In 2016 Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba (Alibaba.com, Alibaba Express, Tabao etc) overtook Walmart as the largest retailer in the world, based on gross volume. The publicly traded company recorded revenues of CN¥101.143 billion. It also reached the milestone of creating 15 million jobs since its founding. ...

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