Business Finance
Eight Unique Features of E-Commerce Technologies

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Eight Unique Features of E-Commerce Technologies

Choose an e-commerce company (i.e, Amazon,,,, and assess it in terms of the eight unique features of e-commerce technologies described in Table 1.2 (p. 22). Which of these features does the company implement well, and which features does the company implement poorly? In addition, describe the major types of e-commerce (i.e. B2C, B2B, C2C, Social, M-commerce, Local) that it utilizes in its e-commerce operation.

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Final Answer



Amazon is having great success in the united states of America because of its availability
everywhere. Amazon has made it very easy to deliver goods that are ordered online and on time
by having various outlets throughout the different states. This has made them very efficient in
service provision and attracted more customers to make use of the online shop. The have come
up with their own delivery means through the US by use of trucks branded Amazon. Recently
they announced they will be making use of drones to deliver less bulky goods at doorsteps of
their customers.

Global reach.
Amazon has been able to expand its market to other parts of the world majorly in United
Kingdom, Germany, France and China. This has been majorly due to the development and the
advancement of the world wide web. The consumers from these countries are able to make
orders of commodities simply through the web at The Global reach has been
facilitated also by the fact that Amazon ship the commodities in time and as long as logistics
companies such as DHL and FedEx are available in these countries.
However, Amazon has not been able to Provide its services in all parts of the world. This
therefore hinders the people within these regions who desire to get Amazon not get them. These
countries include: Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Mexico and Panama. This is mainly
contributed by legislative hindrances.

Universal Standards
Amazon has been able to meet all universally accepted standards on the internet on how data
should be presented. This through obtaining all licenses required and regulations to be followed
on quality of goods and price regulations for universally used commodities.
Amazon however may not be inspecting the quality of all the good they are selling e.g. recently
during the solar eclipse Amazon was recalling for some eclipse that they had sold and were

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