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An Introduction to eCommerce

So how do you spell it? (Short answer – it doesn’t really matter!) There is some debate about how you actually should write e-commerce. There really isn’t a right or wrong way although using a hyphen is generally regarded as the more accurate spelling for e-commerce. However, when writing ’email’ a hyphen is not usually used which just adds to the confusion. The ‘e’ stands for ‘electronic’ as e-commerce is electronic commerce; selling online. The ‘e’ is also used in many other words such as email (electronic mail), e-tailing (electronic retailing which is another word for e-commerce), e-Business (electronic business), eBook…