Commercial transactions conducted over the internet through an online payment portal. Ecommerce (or e-commerce) can include any transaction online, such as purchasing products or purchasing services. This could be a physical or digital item, such as music downloads or household items. Ecommerce transactions can be completed through online retail, i.e. an internet shop, a digital marketplace, or an auction. By allowing customers to make their purchases online, businesses can greatly improve their potential audience size and offer a convenient means of payment.
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