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E-commerce is the activity of electronically buying or selling of products on online services or over the Internet. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange, inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. E-commerce is in turn driven by the technological advances of the semiconductor industry, and is the largest sector of the electronics industry. Modern electronic commerce typically uses the World Wide Web for at ...


Timeline of e-commerce


Types of e-commerce

Open source e-Commerce is a free of charge platform that doesn’t imply licenses fee. Furthermore, open source users are also responsible for installing, maintaining, securing and configuring the software on their own servers. In order to set up an open source platform, basic technical expertise is required in the areas of web design and development. Software products that are distributed as open source are generally free, and users can access and modify the source code. Advantages: Better flexibility with a customizable source code; Wide variety of available addons/plugins/extensions; Free ...



AdsML is a suite of business-to-business electronic commerce standards intended to support the exchange of advertising business messages and content delivery using XML. It is supported by Peter Meirs of Time Inc. Typical users include newspapers, advertising agencies, broadcasters and others who buy or sell advertising.


B2B e-commerce

B2B e-commerce, short for business-to-business electronic commerce, is the sale of goods or services between businesses via an online sales portal. In general, it is used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of a companys sales efforts. Instead of receiving orders using human assets manually – by telephone or e-mail – orders are received digitally, reducing overhead costs.


Blink Health

Blink Health was founded by brothers Geoffrey and Matthew Chaiken in February 2016. Geoffrey is the CEO of the company. The company initially launched its website along with a smartphone app to offer lower drug prices to people with high-deductible medical insurance plans. Blink initially partnered with MedImpact to connect with pharmacies. However, after Walgreens and CVS left the Blink pharmacy network in 2017, Blink broke off its relationship with MedImpact. The company now works with its own network of big grocery pharmacies, including Wal-Mart, Costco, Kroger, Albertsons, Safeway and ...