Fast forward 60 years and now B2B eCommerce occurs when companies are buying from and selling to one and other online. B2B eCommerce has evolved past just basic purchasing. It now encompasses supply chain management as more organizations continue to outsource parts of their supply chain to their trading partners (Varon, E., 2001). B2C B2C is pretty straight forward with the title business to consumer, it conjur... ... middle of paper ... ... scale b2b versus the smaller and ever longer b2c. These both are still extremely successful in creating a more global economy and with improvements should provide continuing success.
Baazee is very similar to eBay, in fact they called it the Indian version of eBay. It was the biggest operator in India for online auction. Baazee had more than 1 million registered customers, however India still remains a small Internet market compared to china and the U.S. Avnish Bajaj said in a statement “ Our local expertise combined with eBay’s global perspective will allow us to take e-commerce in India to the next level”. CEO Meg Whitman mentioned that this step would help in expanding eBay’s international operations and also entering the Indian market (Nick, 2004) After being successful in India eBay than introduced the EasyBuy service. It is an official program from eBay.
It boomed with yearly sales that jumped from $510,000 in 1995 to over $17 billion in 2011. Amazon’s mission changed to leverage technology and expertise in invaluable employees to provide customers the best shopping experience on internet and became the “Earth most customer-centric company”. The company introduced a new strategy called “Associate Program” which the goal was attracted new customers to its retail storefront and grows sales. This new strategy proves to be the most important advantage and the company’s sales revenue produced by the associates reached 40%. Another innovation announced by CEO Bezos in 2011 was shifted Amazon to tablet marketplace with the introduction of the Kindle Fire.
Google, looking to expand its video sector, purchased YouTube, a popular online video website, for $1.65 billion. Google seeks to be able to compete with companies like Newscorp, Microsoft and Yahoo by owning a major video and social networking venue. Avral Electronics is like Google, in that they seek to acquire a growing and profitable company in order to expand its distribution business to the U.S. through Lester Electronics. Google was being criticized for not expanding and "relying too much on advertising tied to keyword searches" (La Monica, 2006, para. 6).
Staples competition ranges from online retailers to traditional brick and mortar stores and international distributers. The company is rapidly expanding the available inventory, product selection, and services. The competition faced with mass merchants such as Amazon.com, Walmart, and Target has been steadily increasing. However, the major competitors remain Office Depot, which merged with Office Max in 2013, and Amazon.com. The commercial segment of the organization is competing against a growing and extremely diverse group of large retailers like Sams Club, Costco, and Online distributers for international office product and technology suppliers.
“EBay Inc. is an American multinational internet consumer-to-consumer corporation, headquartered in San Jose, California. It was founded in 1995, and became a notable success story of the dot-com bubble; it is now a multi-billion dollar business with operations localized in over thirty countries. The company manages eBay.com, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide. EBay offers different opportunity to its customers to purchase an item. In fact, they also included the possibility of purchasing a product instantly with the option “Buy it now”.
• Economic environment decline will affect revenue because... ... middle of paper ... ...d friendly user interfaces which are menu driven easier access of the company services. • There are customer tools and transaction processing, network applications and database so that transaction of data is reliable and secure. • EBay technologies simplify storage and processing of data, deployment of global products and services by automating administration of clusters of computers. • The eBay technologies are designed to fit industry standard architecture because it reduce down time when outages occurs. 3 EMARKETING STRATEGY The EBay Company made the company strategy and Business Model to define the businesses to compete in and ways on how to provide successful services to customers.
The growth of online businesses will have a lasting impression on the business industry for years to come. E-businesses have redefined the boundaries for operating a company. In this highly competitive market, some corporations have made millions, while others are left on the sidelines to watch. What makes the difference? The ones who succeed are the ones who understand the market, utilize E-Intelligence, understand the failure of other businesses, and developed a successful E-Readiness plan.
A division of the Sabre Holdings Company of Fort Worth, Texas and Preview Travel, an exclusive partner of America Online, announced they were both merging to form one of the nations largest internet commerce sites with an expected revenue of nearly one billion dollars (Jones C-7). Companies are merging and joining the internet all out of the internet revolution craze. The internet is revolutionizing the way the world is doing business through faster, easier and more direct consumer access to their desired companies. Of course, such direct contact to these companies means that the 'middleman'; is often eliminated. People like accountants, travel agents and stockbrokers are all ending up with commissions being cut and even losing their jobs.
By creating new ways of publicizing products and helping businesses, the Internet has strengthened and reinforced the U.S. economy. It also promotes a better global understanding by allowing millions of Americans to communicate with other people on an international level because it provides a constant flow of instant, unbiased information for everyone at any time, anywhere. The ability to obtain information quickly and easily will become very essential in the future, now that America is entering the information age. The Information Superhighway, once built, promises a good start into the new era. Bibliography Eddings, Joshua.