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Do you love shopping? Whether it’s for Christmas or for a birthday, or simply window shopping, shopping is always fun and enjoyable, even though you may not buy anything. Every now and again, a bag, a dress or something that you have seen just won’t leave your mind. You’re too busy to get back to that shop, it just isn’t convenient and that is where our technology comes in. Our business can help you. With the World Wide Web, the internet has become a friend which can bring the world to you.

Online shopping was born in 1990 and is growing stronger day by day. It is known by many names; e-commerce, e-store, webstore or simply online store, online shopping has entered our lives with a vengeance. It represents the shop or company online and brings those products directly to us with full descriptions and visuals. You can shop without leaving home.

Today, a considerable number have access to the internet and most have a credit card. This is in order to help us prevent internet fraud, but also categorises people who are genuine buyers. In the early 1990’s, our shopper’s were mainly in the educated, higher classes who had access to the net. Today, those barriers are down and everyone has some level of computer knowledge and savvy, meaning that online shopping is available to all.

The introduction of up to date technology of Secure Pay, PayPal, Moneybookers and Internet Banking, everyone is able to buy goods through a secure gateway. For those who are still doubtful about the security aspects of credit online, banks are now providing cards for single transactions. Customers can now keep their original account numbers private, which further increases security.

The technology behind the online shopping varies depending on the type of business and the type of technology used by the company. Some may use Business-to-Business (B2B) and some may use Business to Customer (B2C) type of technology. Today; most of the online stores are using B2C type of technology where the products and services and their description are given on their website, or an online catalogue.

Apart from getting various product descriptions and company information, the users are able to compare the prices from one product to another product, which are all available online. With a good understanding of the product features, and the price comparison, the users can grab the best offer within their budget.

Finally, online users are able to ensure that the online shop will provide security and privacy and that their transaction is secure.

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