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Over £100 billion in 2014... How did e-commerce get so big?

12 Jun 2014 07:30

The first e-commerce transaction
e-commerce history - the invention of the world wide web
e-commerce titans are bone
The launch of PayPal helps drive e-commerce growth
Amazon launches first mobile commerce site
iTunes is launched transforming music e-commerce
iPhone innovation boosts opportunities for mobile commerce
UK has the highest rate of online shopping world wide
e-commerce deals and offers websites grow

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