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Open source e-commerce

Open source e-commerce solutions are opening a vast amount of possibilities because of the flexibility and cost-effectiveness they provide to all types of businesses in different business sectors. Retail stores trying to cut costs with the inconsistencies of the economy and economic future are starting to use different platforms and e-commerce applications to sell their products online.

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Do you think that open source e-commerce applications are the best solution in the market today? Why or why not?
In your opinion, do you think that the future of e-commerce applications is leading for all applications to be open source? Why or why not? Is this good for the future of e-commerce?

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Do you think that open source e-commerce applications are the best solution in the market today? Why or why not? I do believe that open source e-commerce applications are the best solution in the market today. Open source e-commerce applications allows for real time communication. Furthermore, open source e-commerce is more affordable than many other e-commerce applications that are currently available. This will allow more companies, with diverse backgrounds to utilize the applications in an effective manner.

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This solution provides an explanation of open source e-commerce solutions.

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