E-Commerce and Globalization

E-commerce and globalization empower companies to collaborate together on shared business ventures to provide products or services to anyone anytime anywhere on the globe.

The issues arising from global business include legal, tax, privacy, currency and supply and distribution challenges.

E-business demands a strategic combination of the right business case, information technology, management, and marketing.

Business to business e-commerce and business to consumer e-commerce need to be considered in terms of global sourcing and targeting of suppliers, partners, markets, consumers, and distributors.

We are skilled at establishing e-business blueprints, and offering guidance in choosing and implementing the right e-business strategies to thrive in the digital economy.

We understand the economics, the technology available and the business requirements that will ensure a sound e-business strategy.


E-Business Models

When organizations go online, they have to decide which e-business models best suit their goals. A business model is defined as the organization of product, service and information flows, and the source of revenues and benefits for suppliers and customers. The concept of e-business model is the same but used in the online presence.

The following is a list of the currently most adopted e-business models:





Virtual Communities

Collaboration Platforms

Third-party Marketplaces

Value-chain Integrators

Value-chain Service Providers

Information Brokerage


Legal Regulations related to E-Commerce

Protecting Your Customers' Privacy

Learn the necessary steps you should take to protect your customers from identity theft and other misuses of their personal information. Any business that collects personal or financial data either through online sales, credit reports or applications should understand these rules and regulations.

Collecting Sales Tax Over the Internet

Information for online retailers on the rules and regulations for collecting sales and use taxes from your customers.

Selling Internationally / Exporting

The Web has allowed a greater number of retailers to participate in the global economy. However, if you are going to ship your products overseas, you need to be familiar with some basic exporting rules and regulations.

Online Advertising and Marketing

If you own an online store or buy ads on the Internet, you should be aware of the rules and regulations that ensure online advertising is fair and truthful.

Digital Rights / Copyright

All online retailers and information services should understand basic rules of copyright when conducting business online.

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E-Commerce & E-Business Services

E-Commerce Strategy

E-Commerce Technology

E-Business Management

E-Business Products

Online Catalogue with Shopping Cart and Payment System

Web Advertisements

Secure Login to control access to User Accounts

Online Auction Systems

Secure Message Boards


E-Commerce and

E-Commerce Times www.ecommercetimes.com

New Zealand E-Commerce Legislation:
Electronic Transactions Act 2002


E-Commerce and E-Business

E-Commerce, consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks.

E-Business involves business processes spanning the entire value chain: electronic purchasing and supply chain management, processing orders electronically, handling customer service, and cooperating with business partners.

E-business software solutions allow the integration of intra and inter firm business processes. E-business can be conducted using the Web, the Internet, intranets, extranets, or some combination of these.


E-Commerce and E-Business