Chapter 4Creating an Online Storefront

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As the popularity of the Internet has ballooned over the years, many businesses have made their inventory available for purchase online. These types of websites marry commerce and the Internet and are hence referred to as eCommerce websites. There is a plethora of eCommerce websites selling a wide range of products online. Amazon.com, one of the most well-known eCommerce sites, sells a vast array of products, from books to video games and DVDs to kitchenware and garden tools.

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