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e-Commerce and m-Commerce

Define e-Commerce and m-commerce, give examples to their effectiveness, and, reflect on future trends/development in this area.

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E-commerce stands for electronic commerce and refers to buying, selling, marketing, distributing and servicing different products and services over the Internet. This might be through websites, email or via social media. M-commerce refers to mobile commerce, in which commercial transactions are conducted over cellular and mobile devices. In the '90's this mobile commerce took place through 900 numbers. Now, however, m-commerce refers primarily to transactions that take place on phones.

In terms of effectiveness, both e-commerce and m-commerce are highly effective. Both systems allow consumers to visit sites, shop, and pay for product from the comfort of their own home any time of day. In addition, both allow consumers a much broader variety than traditional stores, the ability to price shop, and often include customer feedback or reviews to help guide consumers in their decision ...

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This provides a solution of e-commere and m-commerce, with examples of their effectiveness. It also reflects on trends and developments in this area. Includes APA references.