Electronic commerce or e-commerce essentially is any type of business, or commercial transaction, that involves the transfer of information across the Internet. • Ecommerce allows consumers to electronically exchange goods and services with no barriers of time or distance. What is e-commerce?
E-commerce has changed business by making products and services from a company easily accessible to more people • E-commerce has made it possible for companies to market in store locally and on the internet internationally How has e-commerce changed how we do business?
E-commerce will continue to expand worldwide marketing and availability to trade and sell instantly and more easily How will e-commerce change business in the future?
E-commerce makes it easier for people to shop by making it possible to buy from your home rather than taking a trip to a store that may be 5 minutes to an hour away or no where close to you at all • Shopping online allows you to have a more broad stock and selection of merchandise enabling you to sell more of something with out selling out • Offering e-commerce also helps to bring in more profit to a company by making it more available Advantages to doing business this way
A disadvantage is that online shopping lacks human contact so there is no forced persuasion on the buyer • A customer is showed a picture of the product and they have to trust the product they are sent is good quality • Shopping online charges additional shipping fees and can take a while to ship to you Disadvantages to e-commerce
Hot topic originated as a teen retail accessory store that was music inspired • Hot topic sells music and pop culture related apparel and accessories • The company expanded from a popular store in malls to having an online website that offers all the same and more • Hot topic has made appearances on FORTUNE® Magazine's 100 Best Companies To Work For and Forbes Magazine's 200 Best Small Companies Success?
There are over 690 locations throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico • With over 675 Hot Topic stores nationwide, hot topic offers a variety of positions available in sales, store management, district management and regional management. Jobs