E-commerce & Its Future Trends
E-commerce or Electronic Commerce is the buying and selling of goods or services via online transaction over internet. The nature of this transaction occurs either as business-to-business, business-to-consumer, consumer-to-business or consumer-to-consumer. Technologies like mobile commerce, electronic data interchange, online transaction processing, internet marketing, online fund transfer, automatic data collection system and supply chain management come under E-commerce.
E-commerce website can be developed with any languages and with CMS platform. There is availability of various paid and freely available E-commerce technology that covers the needs of different industries. Some of popular technologies and CMS platform used in E-commerce are Magento, PrestaShop, Zen Cart, Ubercart, WooCommerce, OpenCart and Squarespace E-commerce.
E-commerce Solution at Javra
Javra have successfully developed, deployed and delivered E-commerce web app and mobile app to its valuable customers. We have focused on B2B E-commerce applications till now but in large scale, we are ready to cover all the sectors that will help to achieve business goals of all industries type. The development of B2B E-commerce is moving so fast and subsequently consumer expectations are continuously rising. Implementing of B2B strategy can be an issues for the companies due to problems like poor website experience, unable to handle online orders and long-term customer resistance, as it requires systematic platform to handle such requirements. So, Javra has developed an E-commerce platform that can be tailored to specific industry needs that will provides seamless integration with their ERP system and IT infrastructure.
At Javra we believe that a balanced model of customer intimacy and self-service will increase conversion and that E-commerce will drive a substantial part of your business. We enable customers e-commerce strategy by creating the API ecosystem, web, and mobile apps. E-commerce at Javra provides a flexible way to connect with your customers that fits in Microsoft AX, SAP, Oracle, Progress OpenEdge or an ERP business application based on another platform. Standard Web APIs developed by our developers include functionality and business logic that helps to integrate mobile apps and web apps with your existing system and enables customers to make necessary online transactions. This approach helps to deliver business needs faster and within the budgeted cost. Some of our customers are using E-commerce app for replacing some inside sales staff that will helps in manpower utilization in business.
Benefits of E-commerce to Business
- Makes business opens 24/7
- Easy to find products and faster buying/selling procedure
- Operational costs are considerably low and better quality services
- Customer can purchase and pay from any corner of world
- Easy to start and manage business
- No need of physical company set-ups
- Helps to increase brand awareness
- Create markets for niche products
- Proper inventory management
- Targeted marketing
Future Trends in E-Commerce
1. Social Media Purchase
Social media are now focused on selling and buying the products directly. Social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest has already implemented social commerce that has helped to increase sales in significant manner. Customers simply click on ‘Buy Now’ button and proceed for online payment. Social commerce is expected to grow more in future as it will be an integral part of almost every consumer’s online habits.
Chatbot use is trending due to its benefits in both the business and consumer markets. The technology like big data processing and machine learning are widely used for these chatbots. These chatbots provide necessary human interaction for solving or answering human queries.
3. Voice Assistants
It is based on latest Internet of Things (IoT) services that are generally activated through voice commands. It listens to user voice and is capable to perform task like search, purchase, bill payments etc. The significant examples we can consider in this section are Amazon’s Echo with Alexa, Ok Google, Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana. These voice assistants helps to play music, control your smart things and mainly used for shopping purposes.
4. Augmented Reality Devices
These devices help to augment the real objects with the virtual ones. If one needs to decorate the home and has confusion of what to purchase then you can simply try the virtual objects that are available at website. This will provide visualization that what looks better for the particular places. These kinds of devices reduce the chances of returning the products and save the time accordingly.
5. Droid & Drone Delivery
Droid are the robotic machine of different shapes and sizes that accepts given commands and complete the task. It can be used for delivering the products of users. Some droid has microphone for interaction with customers and a GPS tracking system to know the exact locations between source and destination.
Drone has capabilities to carry up to 2 pounds, so these technologies can be used to deliver the products of the users. It will be faster and convenient source of delivering products in low cost.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to know detailed information about development of E-Commerce applications.