← e-Commerce I Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Indirect Distribution Channels
- Direct Distribution Channels
- Permanent Establishment (PE)
- a A company produces goods or services and then delivers those goods and services to the consumer without using an intermediary. This is a primary benefit to online shopping as consumers prefer immediate delivery.
- b Channels of distribution that require an intermediary such as a retail distributor to add value between the manufacturer and the consumer. The ability to buy online directly from the manufacturer has eliminated the need for Indirect Distribution Channels.
- c Individuals who develop Internet-based Intermediary solutions.
- d The methods that a company uses to provide customer service directly from its web site.
- e physical location of an organization or business for taxation purposes.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The conditions which determine a company's ability to make a profit after their expenses are deducted from their income from sales. Variables include overhead such expenses as facility, equipment, inventory, distribution and wages. E-Commerce businesses have improved their overall profitability through the increased productivity achieved through the speed of the internet and the ability to eliminate intermediary costs.
- "Right this instant;" the immediate response to buyer inquiry made possible through the interactive nature of the internet.
- a schedule of duties (taxes) imposed by a government on imported goods or in some countries exported goods
- Companies that assist consumers by giving them additional cost or product information, understanding local markets, carrying a broader product line, or carrying multiple product categories. Similar to the "middleman," they are a business person such as an agent, broker, or sales representative, who negotiates transactions between a business and a consumer.
- the act of becoming worldwide in scope or application
5 True/False Questions
E-Cash → Digital cash that is drawn directly from the consumer's bank account and stored in a digital wallet on a hard drive; e-cash is also known as Scrip, digital cash, or digital coins.
Domain Name → A common feature of an electronic commerce site that keeps track of the items a customer has selected to purchase and that lets the customer view and update the contents of the cart, add new items to it, or remove items from it.
The Float → a schedule of duties (taxes) imposed by a government on imported goods or in some countries exported goods
Asynchronous → An encrypted representation of a paper check. Checks are written and sent electronically.
Globalization → The process of becoming global or world wide. In e-Commerce this refers to the removal of the geographic boundaries that traditionally exist between the seller and the customer.