E-commerce and Internet Business
- Customer lifetime value
The discounted net present value of profits achieved from selling to a particular customer.
- Digital appliance
An easy to use, dedicated digital device such as an e-reader or music player.
The sale of goods and services where the buyer places an order or the price and terms of the sale are negotiated online. Payment may or may not be made online.
Electronic data interchange systems are dedicated business-to-business ordering systems, typically used by large businesses to order their production inputs.
- Long tail
The highly skewed distribution of product availability and sales that is possible with e-commerce.
- Two-sided market
A specialized marketplace, often subject to positive feedback between the number of vendors and number of customers.
Early e-commerce systems using text-based protocols for communication. The French Minitel system used dedicated display devices, early British systems...
- Aldrich M (2011) Online shopping in the 1980s. IEEE Ann Hist Comput 33(4):57–61Google Scholar
- Anderson C (2006) The long tail: why the future of business is selling less of more. Hyperion, New YorkGoogle Scholar
- Anderson C (2012) Makers: the new industrial revolution. Crown Business, New YorkGoogle Scholar
- Brynjolfsson E, Hu YJ, Smith M (2006) From Niches to Riches: anatomy of the long tail. Sloan Manage Rev 47(4):67–71Google Scholar
- Bureau, U S Census (2016) Quarterly retail E-commerce sales 2nd quarter 2016Google Scholar
- Comscore (2016, March 30) 2016 U.S. cross-platform future in focusGoogle Scholar
- Empie DE (2001) Dormant internet: are state regulations of motor vehicle sales by manufacturers on the information superhighway obstructing interstate and internet commerce. Ga St UL Rev 18:827Google Scholar
- Evans, DS (2003) Some empirical aspects of multi-sided platform industries. Rev Netw Econ 2(3).Google Scholar
- Evans DS, Hagiu A, Schmalensee R (2006) Invisible engines: how software platforms drive innovation and transform industries. MIT Press, CambridgeGoogle Scholar
- Gadiesh O, Gilbert JL (1998a) How to map your industry’s profit pool. Harv Bus Rev 76(3):149–passimGoogle Scholar
- Gadiesh O, Gilbert JL (1998b) Profit pools: a fresh look at strategy. Harv Bus Rev 76:139–148Google Scholar
- Google, Compete, Polk (2012) New vehicle cross-shopping analysis, Google/Compete, US, July 2012Google Scholar
- Hanson WA (2000) Principles of internet marketing. South-Western College Publishing, CincinnatiGoogle Scholar
- Hanson WA (2008) Discovering a role online: Brick-and-Mortar retailers and the internet. In: Aspray W, Ceruzzi PE (eds) The internet and American business. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, pp 231–258Google Scholar
- Nygaard-Anderson S, Bjørn-Andersen N (1995) To join or not to join: a framework for evaluating electronic data interchange systems. Strat Inform Sys 3(3):191–210Google Scholar
- Smith A (2013). In-Store mobile commerce during the 2012 holiday shopping season. Pew Internet & American Life ProjectGoogle Scholar
- Veblen T (1915) Imperial Germany and the industrial revolution, 1st edn. The Macmillan Company, New YorkGoogle Scholar