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The Beginning of E-Commerce

Describe how e-commerce began and what made it successful.

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E-commerce actually dates back farther than most people realize. E-commerce actually began in 1979, when online shopping first began. Although it was only used under certain conditions, it set the stage for further development into the e-commerce sphere. The early 1990's was a critical time for invention in online transactions, and during this time period, we saw stores and different types of businesses appearing online, and testing the online environment for ...

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This solution describes how e-commerce began, and the elements that made it successful.