Adding e-commerce to your companies web site is the final step
in becoming a true e-business, as not only are you advertising your
product & services via the internet you are now selling your
product & services and automatically processing orders on it.
A typical e-commerce site will include such features as a product
catalogue, a shopping cart system and secure transfers of customer
data. A more advanced e-commerce site may also include such features
as online credit card authorisation, real-time stock status user
logons, site personalisation and direct transmission of purchased
products (if they can be shipped in a digital format) .