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The History of Ecommerce

Imagine, for just one moment, the world without Amazon, Ebay, Groupon, Uber Eats, and other well known on-demand ecommerce outlets. Platforms like these commercialized mobile commerce sites introduced the world to electronic commerce, more commonly known as ecommerce.
Ecommerce has played a significant role in all of our lives. How? Just a few reasons: companies and clients alike have a better ability to save time, money, and general resources. Not to mention the contribution ecommerce provides many economies. For instance, ecommerce accounts for 10% of all U.S. sales.

This infographic covers major ecommerce milestones throughout history. See how ecommerce has evolved and innovated over the the years:Blog - History of Ecommerce Infographic FINAL.png
It’s safe to say we’ve come a long way with technology! Every time you order a pizza online, purchase a new outfit on a mobile app, or buy a new song on your phone, you can thank
Michael Aldrich, the founder of ecommerce, for opening up the first door to online shopping in 1979.

Retail stores, boutiques, and shops of all kinds have benefited by creating an omnipresence with an online store. And if you’re in the market, you know there are countless ecommerce softwares to choose from. Fortunately there are ecommerce options for businesses of all sizes. Because when it comes to what’s best for your business, it’s not an “one size fits all” world.

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