E-Business Essay examples

753 Words Jun 21st, 2011 4 Pages
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Since the introduction of dot.com companies in the late 90's to the way we do e-Business in today's market. Dot.com companies were a collection of start up companies selling products or service using the Internet. e-Business on the other hand is opening new avenues of collaboration in the apparel and retail industries, and companies across the supply chain.
They proliferated in the late 1990's dot.com boom, a speculative frenzy of investment in Internet and Internet-related technicial stock and enterprises. The name derives from the fact that many of them have the ".com" internet top level domain suffix built into their company name. (Remember why the dot. com companies tanked?)

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• "Improve Marketing Capabilities," analysis of markets and products may be improved because buyer information is more readily available.
• "Promote Brand Equity," Build its company's reputation and brand among distant shoppers.
• "Meet the Price of Entry – Increasingly," companies in many supply chains and in many industries are being forced to do business electronically in order to be considered as viable partners. ( eBusiness Advantage, http://www.src.si/en/solutions/ebusiness/default.asp)
Companies need to redesign operations of their business procedures in order to achieve the full advantages that e-business has to offer. For example, a company may present a good "front end" web site that successfully generates sales, but it may process orders using traditional business practices. In this case, the company is not a fully incorporated e-business. It may receive an order over the Internet, but then manually process the order, which means the employees must use labor intensive practices to process the order in an inefficient manner, thereby raising costs. In contrast, companies that incorporate their front end web presence with their back office and production operations can become far more competitive by reacting faster to customer needs therefore becoming more flexible in their operations by offering an improved service.
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