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 Commerce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Commerce is the trading of something of value between two entities.
Commerce is the central mechanism from which capitalism and all other economic systems are derived.
Today commerce involves a complex system of companies that try to maximise their profits by offering products and services to the market, which consists both of individuals and other companies, at the lowest production cost.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Commerce   (449 words)

 Electronic commerce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electronic commerce, e-commerce or ecommerce consists primarily of the distributing, buying, selling, marketing, and servicing of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks.
Originally, "electronic commerce" meant the facilitation of commercial transactions electronically, usually using technology like Electronic Data Interchange (EDI, introduced in the late 1970s) to send commercial documents like purchase orders or invoices electronically.
Operating on or near the cutting edge of technology and staying there as technology changes (but remembering that the fundamentals of commerce remain indifferent to technology).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/E-commerce   (1866 words)

 Interstate Commerce Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ SomethingPersonal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Commerce Clause is one of those few powers specifically delegated to the federal government and thus its interpretation is very important in determining the scope of federal legislative power.
United States (1905), the Court ruled that the clause covered meatpackers; although their activity was geographically "local," they had an important effect on the "current of commerce" and thus could be regulated under the commerce curve.
Wallace (1922) upheld a federal law regulating the Chicago meatpacking industry, because the industry was part of the interstate commerce of beef from ranchers to dinner tables.
www.somethingpersonal.com /encyclopedia/Interstate_commerce   (1150 words)

 EUROPA - Agriculture - e-commerce in the agricultural sector
Commerce in the European Union will total $19,060 billion by 2005, representing a third of worldwide commerce.
It is estimated online commerce in the EU will have gross revenue of $2,527 billion by 2005.
In the US it is estimated that 14% of commerce in agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries will be online by 2005.
europa.eu.int /comm/agriculture/markets/e-commerce/index_en.htm   (211 words)

 Electronic Commerce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The report presents both economic analysis and case studies that paint a picture of the importance of electronic commerce and information technologies to the economy as a whole and to individual sectors of the economy.
The IBM Institute for Advanced Commerce is a forum for the examination of fundamental shifts in business and trade.
Therefore an electronic commerce infrastructure is to be designed, implemented, and deployed to the public.
www.insead.fr /CALT/Encyclopedia/Economics/Commerce   (2020 words)

 W3C Micropayments Interest Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One concern in the development of Electronic Commerce on the Web is the trust that can be placed in the provenance, reliability, security and privacy of information available from or transferred over the internet.
Another concern is the need for low friction commerce transactions allowing quality and ease of use for consumers, a key factor the future of Electronic Commerce.
The Electronic Commerce Activity is currently involved in realizing the opportunities in Micropayments, and this will form the main thrust of the Activity during the next 6 months.
www.w3.org /ECommerce   (1266 words)

 City of Commerce, CA : Official Website for the City - City of Commerce
The City of Commerce has taken the official position that we prefer legislation to address railroad health and safety issues,” said one Commerce official early in the meeting.
The meeting in Commerce was held to gather public testimony prior to a planned board meeting in El Monte on October 27.
The City of Commerce 2020 General Plan (the general plan) serves as the blueprint for the planning and development in the City.
www.ci.commerce.ca.us /main.asp?flash=1   (2216 words)

 UNI Commerce Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
UNI Commerce is working together with the textile international to improve conditions in the supply chains of leading retailers, who bear much of the blame for the inhumane conditions, through their extreme pressure on production prices.
Kim Kyung-wook, president of the Carrefour workers' trade union in Korea, has a good reason to be pleased as the company has now recognised it as a social partner, and confirmed the right of its workers to become union members.
UNI Commerce affiliates at the Bangkok meeting, from left to right: Joseph Chua of Singapore, president of the workers' group, Hisanobu Shimada of Japan, and Fatimah Oneng of Indonesia.
www.union-network.org /UNIsite/Sectors/Commerce   (1596 words)

 WDVL: Electronic Commerce
Electronic Commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services or the transfer of money over the Internet or an Intranet.
Since it is different than the type of commerce most of us are used to, it takes a new way of thinking to be successful.
Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce is an Internet publication that maintains articles and editorials on Internet banking and commerce.
wdvl.internet.com /Internet/Commerce   (771 words)

 Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce
The Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SwissCham) is a network of private associations registered in Switzerland and China.
The Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce was established in 1980 in Zurich, and in 1996 opened a representative office in Beijing.
In 2001, the latter become a proper Chamber of Commerce registered under PRC law.
www.swisscham.org /swisscham   (150 words)

 Commerce Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ LocalColorArt.Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Commerce   (573 words)

 Commerce Bank | Cards
Commerce Bank now offers the gift that will never get returned, has the ease of a debit card and the security of a Visa product.
Purchase at any Commerce Bank location for $4.99 per card.
Pay by cash, Commerce Bank check or a payment transfer from your Commerce bank account.
www.commercebank.com /personal/cards/visagiftcard.asp   (143 words)

 Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Chapman says the company had decided to expand before the hurricane, but the disaster “stepped up” those plans.
Welcome to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce the primary economic development arm of the state government.
We recruit new businesses to the state, develop economic incentives, assist existing business with growth, facilitate international trade and export assistance, and provide funding to Oklahoma rural communities for programs and activities aimed at sustainability and economic growth.
www.okcommerce.gov   (204 words)

 e-Commerce Solution - Build eCommerce Web Site
Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, is buying and selling on-line.
However in general, e-commerce can be defined as any transaction that involves an on-line commitment to purchase or to sell a good or service, and that results in the import or export of this good or service.
Electronic commerce or e-commerce consists primarily of the distributing, buying, selling, marketing, and servicing of products or services over electronic systems such as computer networks.
www.ecommerce.teleactivities.net   (1851 words)

 Commerce Chamber of Commerce
A perfect place in the heart of North Texas to spend a weekend or a lifetime.
With the benefits of having a university and an award winning ISD, Commerce is only a 60- minute drive from Dallas.
Commerce is an ideal setting in which to start a business, raise a family, or just to visit.
www.commerce-chamber.com   (93 words)

Provides a global knowledge medium for researchers in the field of EC to exchange ideas, conduct collaborative research, and serve as a digital library for that domain.
The goal of this publication is to inform executives, professionals, entrepreneurs, government employees and other key players on principal developments and trends in the rapidly evolving electronic commerce area all over the World.
Association Francaise pour le Commerce et les Echanges Electroniques
www.sims.berkeley.edu /resources/infoecon/Commerce.html   (1218 words)

 The Beautiful Community of Hyde Park - A great place to live, work and shop!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce is more than an organization of businesses.
The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce plays a vital role in the building and maintaining of our vibrant business community.
Through the cooperation of both large and small businesses, the city and our aldermen, various civic and cultural organizations, and individuals, our community can boast of being one of the best places to live, work and shop in the Chicagoland area.
www.hpchamber.com   (318 words)

 WTO | Electronic commerce Gateway
WTO members are exploring how electronic commerce should be dealt with in the context of the Uruguay Round Agreements and the WTO, within a work programme established by the WTO General Council on September 25, 1998.
Link to the electronic commerce section of the WTO Guide “Understanding the WTO”.
Under this programme issues related to electronic commerce are being examined by the Goods, Services and TRIPS (intellectual property) Councils, and the Trade and Development Committee.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/ecom_e/ecom_e.htm   (302 words)

 IBM WebSphere Commerce Family
WebSphere Commerce helps companies of all sizes enable their customers to do business on demand — when they want, where they want and how they want.
In today's business environment, customers are more demanding and their loyalty harder to gain and keep.
Whether a small or midmarket firm or a large multi-national corporation, IBM WebSphere Commerce has a solution for you.
www-306.ibm.com /software/info1/websphere/index.jsp?tab=products/commerce   (480 words)

 Department of Commerce Home Page - Jobs and Career Opportunities
The U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service promotes the export of U.S. goods and services and advocates for U.S. business around the world.
It provides a convenient way to search and apply for selected Department of Commerce jobs.
Commerce Only Jobs (OPM) - search for DOC job vacancies using the Office of Personnel Management web site - USAJOBS
www.commerce.gov /jobs.html   (280 words)

At the Second Ministerial Conference in Geneva in 1998, WTO members wrote the Declaration on Global Electronic Commerce, which calls for the establishment of a work program "to examine all trade-related issues relating to global electronic commerce, taking into account the economic, financial, and development needs of developing countries..."[2].
Because e-commerce cuts across many other key WTO issues such as services, and intellectual property rights, the WTO has appointed councils from each 'cross-cutting' issue to investigate the effect of e-commerce on global trade.
Also, WTO, "Work program on electronic commerce," Adopted by the General Council on 25 September 1998, Geneva: World Trade Organization, [online: web] URL: http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/ecom_e/wkprog_e.htm.
www.cid.harvard.edu /cidtrade/issues/ecommerce.html   (453 words)

 Commerce, GA Official Site
If you escape Atlanta by traveling north on I-85 to the City of Commerce, you'll wonder if you've traveled back in time.
The quiet neighborhoods and meticulously restored downtown buildings look much the same as they did many decades ago when they were immortalized in Olive Ann Burns' Cold Sassy Tree.
Here in Commerce, people still greet you with a wave and a friendly "hello." Commerce truly is a City on the Right Track!
www.commercega.org   (74 words)

 Microsoft Commerce Server: Home
The strategic features in Commerce Server 2002 enable you to profile online users, target content, create and manage catalogs, process orders, analyze online business metrics, and develop custom solutions.
Join the Commerce Server beta team by registering for and downloading Commerce Server 2006 Beta 1.
Learn first hand how you can achieve more on your Commerce Server infrastructure with the new functionality in Commerce Server 2006.
www.microsoft.com /commerceserver/default.mspx   (214 words)

 U-Commerce - The Ultimate Commerce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the future, we will experience another wave of change—a world that provides the ultimate form of ubiquitous networks and universal devices, a world that presents an alternative view of space and time (Miller, 2002, Watson, et al., 2002).
Thus, we define u-commerce as "the use of ubiquitous networks to support personalized and uninterrupted communications and transactions between a firm and its various stakeholders to provide a level of value over, above, and beyond traditional commerce" (Watson, et al., 2002).
Four constructs form the fundamental dimensions of u-commerce: ubiquity, uniqueness, universality, and unison.
www.isworld.org /ijunglas/u-commerce.htm   (625 words)

 What is electronic commerce? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Often referred to as simply e-commerce, business that is conducted over the Internet using any of the applications that rely on the Internet, such as e-mail, instant messaging, shopping carts, Web services, UDDI, FTP, and EDI, among others.
Electronic commerce can be between two businesses transmitting funds, goods, services and/or data or between a business and a customer.
Comprehensive source of information on electronic commerce, including Web sites for researchers, a paper on electronic commerce mechanisms, resource guides, teaching materials, and government and industry sites.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/e/electronic_commerce.html   (551 words)

 Commerce Casino
First time ever at Commerce Casino's LA Poker Classic: the inaugural Ladies' No Limit Hold'em Event, Saturday, Jan 28.
Commerce Casino is the Poker Capital of the World with more gaming tables (243) than any other land-based card room globally.
Commerce Casino has awarded more than $13 million in Jackpots this year.
www.commercecasino.com   (191 words)

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