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I am an employee of B2B, a computer magazine aimed at IT managers in business, I was asked to produce an article describing the online activities of three different organizations. My first task was to describe the selected businesses and the sectors in wh

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Contents page 2) Introduction 3 ) Easyjet 4) Ebay 4) Sainsbury 5) Features of Software 6) Issues a business needs to consider when going online Introduction I am an employee of B2B, a computer magazine aimed at IT managers in business, I was asked to produce an article describing the online activities of three different organizations. My first task was to describe the selected businesses and the sectors in which they operate. Business Ownership's, Many businesses can be classified in different ways according to the type of ownership it may have. Businesses can either be voluntary, private or public sector. Below are the different types of businesses: Sole Trader, Partnership, Private limited company, Public limited Company, Co-operative, Non Profit or a charity company and Franchise. The economy of today is divided into three sectors, which are called voluntary, private and public sector. Voluntary sector The Voluntary sector consists of mainly of non-profit making organizations this is an organization that does not to financially reward the owner. The objectives of these types of organizations are non-financial. Public sector is the part of the economy where the government or local authorities provide goods and services. These goods and services are sometimes provided free and in other cases, consumers have to pay a price. The aim of public sector activity is to provide services that benefit the public as a whole. This is because it would be difficult to charge people for the goods and services concerned or people may not be able to afford to pay for them. ...read more.

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The user is just required to be able to access a basic webpage from a computer. For the customer to use the application they must have:- * Computer setup of any Operating System such as Windows, Apple Mac, * A microcomputer, * 26.6 Kbps modem, * Internet service provider (Internet exp 5.5 or above, Apple Mac above OS10, access through television), connection to the internet or access to one, * Minimum hardware requirements, * Software of any type with Internet Explorer, * A web browser such as Internet Explorer, * Connection to an active phone line. Sainsbury's to you has a fast speed response to ordering, which allows the customer to shop with the same accuracy as in store. The application has become more popular with customer because:- * Saves time - convenience - 24/7, * Saves money as special offers may be available only online, * Free delivery at a convenient time for the customer, * More products available online, * Search facilities can be used, * Help facilities can be used. * Customer can shop from the comfort of their own home, * Customer can see what they have bought in previous transactions, * Easy to use the application, * All payment details can be stored confidentially, * It provides customer with lists of goods available, * Updating of prices is always correct, * Shopping cart can be viewed at the click of a button, * Bill can be seen at the click of a button, * Customer can set a limit, * Different social groups, * Compare prices - price transparency. ...read more.

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Suppliers: Marks & Spencer's stock is provided by the suppliers. Suppliers are also stakeholders, the better Marks & Spencer makes a profit, the probability is that the product of Supplier is selling well, and producing profit for Marks & Spencer. The more money Marks & Spencer produces, the more money the supplier makes. The size of a business can attract suppliers, the more suppliers the bigger the business, customers expect the supplier to produce good quality goods, and the customer also expects the supplier to have the goods in stock in terms of quantity when ever Marks Spencer needs to order Senior management: Marks & Spencer's Senior Management can be measured to be stakeholders because the interest that a Senior Manager's main job is to work and communicate with the whole team, they are above Manager's in the hierarchy of work. They will be able to take full responsible for manager's actions whether good or bad, also they are sometimes paid almost double to that of a Manager. If there was a conflict occurred Marks & Spencer will close there account with them. Shareholders: It may sound similar but have a different meaning; a shareholder is a person that as brought has share of a business, for example Marks & Spencer has many shareholders within its own business. They put money in the business and expecting to make a profit from the business. Marks & Spencer's shareholders often sell their share or divide it in half in the intension of making more money. ?? ?? ?? ?? Hussein Farah Unit 8: Doing Business Online ...read more.

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