E-commerce (electronic commerce) businesses are companies that sell products or services over the internet, either directly to consumers or to other businesses. E-commerce businesses typically operate online stores that allow customers to browse and purchase products using their computers or mobile devices.
E-commerce businesses can sell a wide range of products and services, including physical goods such as clothing, electronics, and household items, as well as digital products such as e-books, software, and online courses. Some e-commerce businesses also offer services such as online booking, subscription-based services, or virtual consulting.
E-commerce businesses can be operated by individuals or small businesses, as well as large corporations. They may use a variety of business models, such as dropshipping, where they source products from third-party suppliers and ship them directly to customers, or traditional retail, where they maintain their own inventory and fulfill orders from their own warehouse or retail store.
E-commerce businesses have become increasingly popular in recent years due to the growth of the internet and advancements in technology, allowing for a more convenient and efficient shopping experience for consumers.