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E-cOMMERCE AND BENEFITS DERIVED FROM IOT

E-cOMMERCE AND BENEFITS DERIVED FROM IOT

E-commerce has been seeing growth since the past decades. E-commerce had become a trend in retailers and popular in consumers. Owning to its quick, easy, and reliable service, e-commerce's popularity is known to all. Now with the advent of IoT(internet of things), where devices transfer data among themselves without any human interactions, it has benefited e-commerce in myriad ways.

Faster, More Reliable

The first and foremost advantage that IoT provides to e-commerce is that it has added to the reliability of the transactions. As there is no chance of human error anymore. Owning to its automated systems, the data of transactions are reliable and quicker.

Enhancing the business of retailers

Sell more, make money more. The IoT has created a possibility to exactly know the customer's needs and desires using the technology to collect data about the trend on social media. This collected data is then applied to sell the desired products accordingly leading to more and more growth in business via e-commerce. This way it is not only advantageous to the retailers but also to customers as IOT allows a great deal in customer care.

It leads to enhancement in marketing and promotions. Product promotion is also made through IoT and on the other hand it leads to an increase in customer care.

Securing items in the Warehouses

The IoT technology has made it possible to make sure the items do not get over stoked in the Warehouses or the items do not expired/get bruised in them by remotely sensing the products in the warehouses. This has ensured the optimization of productivity. The IoT has the ability to keep in check even at the times when there are lots of chances of human error. So, the items are more secured when the surveillance is through IoT.

Easy Tracking of theft and Losses

The products are always under surveillance, it's location, temperature through multiple devices which keeps a track on this tracking ID. GPS enabled e-commerce business makes it possible to keep track of the products in every instance. Hence making it less prone to theft and other losses. The product is never out of sight and the whole travel history is being constantly recorded. The automated e-mails and texts regarding the product's departure and arrival make it secure in delivering to the right place in a safe way.

E-commerce web Development and Design

When it comes to selling, buying online, eCommerce websites need lucrative web designs to captivate customers and this is one reason Shopify developers are well in demand. Also, not only captivating but also fast and quick. The web development now largely inclined towards using the IoT technologies, as in to make the work fast and more reliable. The IoT devices are meant to communicate more safely. Hence, they are more admired and desired. The web-based user interface also prefer IOT devices for reliability and for making things faster. Als, the IoT enabled websites makes it easier for consumers with a low-speed internet connection by adjusting the response time by minimizing it between the web server and IoT enabled sites.

There's more to come yet in IoT, with its ever-increasing usage of devices. This will help in the growth of e-commerce even more in the future.

Author Bio: Abdullah Ali is Co-founder and Shopify Developer in Los Angeles

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  • Nice one, Abdullah. The introduction of IoT has practically changed the game of digital for each industry, every organization out there. However, with great benefits come great risks too. Check out this blog that talks about the need of testing IoT devices for building a secure, connected network.

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