Australian a International Ecommerce Websites with Differant Businee Models

Australian and International Ecommerce Websites with Different Business Models
Ken Bridges

Australian and International Ecommerce Websites with Different Business Models
Manzoor (2010, p. 2) defines Ecommerce as the utilization of technology and electronic means to conduct the sale, purchase, or exchange of goods, services, or information. It is notable that these activities can be conducted within businesses, from businesses to consumers, or from businesses to other businesses. Additionally, the transfer of commodities can be made using the internet or outside the internet (Manzoor 2010, p. 2). When it comes to Australia, there has been tremendous growth in Ecommerce of the past few years. Australian consumers have fully embraced the digital world, making the nation an attractive market for Ecommerce businesses. According to (ABS 2013), 91.9 % of businesses have access to the internet. Less than half 44.6 % had on line business models. Ecommerce spending in the country grew from $27 billion in 2010 to $37.1 billion in 2013 (Philips 2014).

Susan Lambert (RESEARCH PAPER SERIES: 03-5 ISSN: 1441-3906) says” there is no consensus as to the meaning of the term ‘business model”.   Some authors do not define the term but refer to business models (Bambury, 1998). While Whiteley (2000) on the other hand use terms such as business designs and strategies..
  Brands private online shopping club model, which targets an exclusive client list and Amazons which has different areas of operation. The firm provides online retail, internet services and electronic devices such as Kindles.
Can different business models get the same results.

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The expansion of Ecommerce has led to the creation of diverse business models. One of the new models is the private online shopping club model where an Ecommerce website markets its products to a limited clientele consisting of registered members. According to Timson (2010),...