Provides overview of mail-order industry, & looks at past & present trends. States that new technologies in computers & communications may lead to dramatic change in direction for the industry.
Firewalls and Proxy Servers
Describes firewalls and proxy servers and their implementation. Increased use of the Internet and resultant issues of privacy and data protection. Types of threats. Includes copies of sources.
HISTORY OF E-COMMERCE.
Growth, impact on global economy, history of development, technology, how transactions occur, concerns. 1 Figure.
Marketing at eBay
A proposal and study on how eBay markets its business. Includes survey, instrument, and data analysis.
STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS.
Organization, structure, financing, partnerships, purchase, inventory, location, advertising. Annotated bib.
Management of Design Process
Discusses the management of design process in terms of the variables of ergonomics, economics, material selection, manufacturing, energy, and environmental considerations.
Business and Information Systems
Discusses how organizations like Wal-Mart and Amazon.com have used information technology systems to revolutionize their industries.
This paper discusses market research in new product development
Analysis of the retail auction and e-commerce cite. Discusses operations of the e-tailer. Selling brand-name merchandise at up to 70 % off the retail price by live-auction bidding. Sixteen different product categories. How the bidding works. Founding of the company. Its infrastructure. Revenues. Customer base. Need to make company more profitable.