Investigating the affects of E-commerce on growth and profitability of the retail industry

Subject: Consumer Behavior

Paper Model: APA

Paper Type: Case Study

Total Words: 13310

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UK retail industry covers almost all businesses that sell goods and provide services to people. Retail industry is comprised of large chains, virtual stores, independent and departmental stores. Labor involved in UK’s retail sector covers more than 10% of UK workforce. Retail sector contributes more than 5% of the value in UK economy each year. Moreover, retail sector contributes 17.5 billion dollars in taxes to UK economy. E-commerce is rapidly being adopted by the sector and customers are experiencing multichannel shopping (Bean, 1999).  Emergence of IT and digital technology has revolutionized business process and operations from the last ten years. Retail industry is also affected by such revolution. Retail sector of UK is also utilizing IT and communication to adopt E-commerce to assist its growth and affectively. Retailers are adopting various E-commerce platforms to provide goods and services to customers (Anderson, Chatterjee and Lakshmanan, 2003).

            These platforms include but not limited to online shopping and participation in online market places, which provide third party business to consumer and consumer to business sales. Moreover, business to business buying and selling, collection and utilizing of customer data for business purpose, electronic data interchange and integrating with customer with computers, laptops, smart phones, social media and internet is common. Retailers are also using various applications such as document automation in supply chain, automated online assistance, enterprise content management, newsgroups

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