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Impulse Purchase in E-commerce: Applying Real World Principles Online

Impulse buying can be described as a spur of the moment or unplanned decision to buy, made just before a purchase. Researcher suggest that emotions and feelings play a huge role in purchasing, triggered by seeing the product or upon exposure to a well crafted promotional message. Such purchases ranges from small (food items, clothing, … Continue reading

The Evolution of Social Commerce: Types, Trends and Future

Social commerce is a form of commerce mediated by social media and is converging both online and offline environments. In social commerce, people do commerce or intentionally explore commerce opportunities by participating and/or engaging in a collaborative online environment. As a relatively new phenomenon, social commerce has evolved quickly in practice, yet has gained little … Continue reading