1 position with its worldwide PC shipment market share totaling 18.1 percent in the second quarter of 2008 (see Table 1). HP's growth rate exceeded the industry average in the worldwide market, and its growth rate was little above the industry average in the U.S. Dell had another strong quarter with worldwide PC shipments increasing 21.9 percent in the second quarter of 2008 and its market share reaching 15.6 percent. The company's growth was fueled by its expansion into retail and other indirect channels. Preliminary results show Dell achieved over 40 percent year-over-year growth in mobile shipments for two consecutive quarters. Note: Data includes desk-based PCs, mobile PCs and X86 servers.
Now that electronic commerce has become an integral part of everyday business, we now must take a look at how the emergence of e-commerce has affected the global marketplace and how has e-commerce changed the standard and quality of living. It would also be important to discuss some of the drawbacks or adverse effects that e-commerce has had on society. Electronic commerce has had a profound effect on global trade in services. World trade involving computer software, entertainment products, information services, technical information, product licens... ... middle of paper ... ...l impact and regulation of e-commerce. Retrieved April 1, 2005, from http://www.uow.edu.au/~hasan/aica/book-ch4.html.
Abstract This paper examines how the increasing use of internet has changed the marketing industry globally. We can see in the present trend how marketing through the internet has created a great impact on attracting the consumers in many aspects. Marketing through e-commerce have overcome the complexities that are faced in traditional marketing tools. The main focus of this study is to assess the impact of growth of the number of Internet users on the marketing industry and the findings of the study could be helpful for marketers, advertisers, PR professionals and many more people in the marketing industry. This increase in use of internet by the customers had gradually increased the revenue of advertising and marketing industry.
The company experienced a surge is sales of 313% until 1998, supported by 8.4 million customer accounts in over 150 countries, of which 60% accounted for ¡§repeat¡¨ customers. Although the company has grown rapidly, it has incurred losses every year since then5. In January 2002, Amazon finally reported a net profit of $5 million3. They earned this profit by employing operational efficiencies, heads-down cost cutting, and savvy partnership deals. Amazon strives to offer its customers value through a broad selection of products, a high level of personalized customer service and competitive pricing.
INTERNET TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOOST CHINA FURTHER A perspective look at the country¡¦s transition in next decade relative to internet technology Bo Li, School of Technology & Management Submit to: Mr. Paul Reynolds INTRODUCTION Since 1980 China¡¦s economy has grown by more than 9 percent a year. The country now manufactures 75 percent of the world¡¦s toys, 58 percent of the cloths, and 29 percent of the mobile phones. More than $1 billion in foreign direct investment arrives each week. By 2008 China will be the world¡¦s third largest exporter, and by the decade¡¦s end its economy will be larger than that of either France or United Kingdom (Emmanuel, et al., 2004). China¡¦s GDP in 2004 growth by 9.5 percent to ¢G851,072 million and IT(information technology)¡¦s contributions account for 25 percent.
Today, Google has many more projects than those listed and seems to want to expand into almost anything it can get its hands into. Google conducts business in over 50 countries with exclusive domain names for each country. The fastest growing segment of the advertising market is internet advertising but still only represents 8% of total U.S. advertising dollars. This advocates substantial opportunity for further development. To take advantage of these possible endeavors, Google has reinvested the profits from its ... ... middle of paper ... ...tock that has by most standards already peaked, investors have to wonder to what extent Google's new products, Google Glass and Google Fiber, the company's 100GB fiber-optic line -- can change current sentiment.
Online shopping was pioneered by Amazon.com around the year 1999-2000. Amazon.com, founded by Jeff Bezos was the first online bookstore. Following the success of Amazon.com, many other websites started offering online platforms to purchase other goods alongside books (TNN, 2006). The number of people who shop online has been steadily increasing year by year, mostly due to the convenience of shopping from home. According to Nickson, C. (2013) it was estimated that the European e-commerce market was worth 200 billion pounds as of 2011.
Defining Digital Assets for a CPG Company According to the latest IAMAI 2013 report on Internet usage in India, the number of internet users in India has reached 205 million by Oct, 2013 with a YoY growth of 40% over last year. Mobile internet users have more than doubled from 2012 and now stand at 130 million. The report also estimates that by June 2014, India will have 243 million internet users, at which point of time, it is expected to overtake the US as the second largest Internet base in the world. It is for these reasons that CPG companies have started realizing the power of digital marketing. According to a recent report by Economic Times, HUL almost tripled its ad spend in the digital space in FY13.
For example, YouTube video streaming alone comprises of nearly 20% of all HTTP traffic (10% of total Internet traffic). The percentage of video and music streaming is still on the rise. It appears that “the way people use the Internet is changing rapidly — from browsing to real-time streaming… New applications over the next year will accelerate this trend.” (Fred Sammartino, PR for Ellacoya). Indeed, numerous large streaming video sites came into existence in the past two years. Of these, the American website Hulu.com is the leader.
Some large chains are experiencing 200-300 percent growth annually. Small, boutique properties report that over 75 percent of their bookings now come from the Web. It is clear that bookings over the Internet will become more of normality than even the central reservation call centers. While the number of people who have Internet access approaches 100 million in the United States and 200 million worldwide, research repeatedly indicates that consumers are turning to the Internet for travel-related information. They may not book online (although they will eventually), but they are already comparing hotels online before they pick up their telephone to call central reservations or drive up to the front door of the property.