E-commerce advance tremendous chance by permitting industrialist to buy Materials at a low price internationally. Also they give companies the opportunity to sell to universal stores from the beginning. Furthermore, they give amazing promise for developing countries, helping them to get in the thriving universal markets, which helps to decrease the space between the wealthy and the needy countries.
People and companies can have Products and utilities from all around the world, in place of having it from corner or from the other half of the city. These chances, still comes with many problems and barriers. The challenges related to all international systems:
1- Cultural challenges
Great concern must be taken to assure that the website can be simply used by everyone. Also, the website must be unbiased to any culture over other cultures.
2- Language challenges:
The variation in languages cause a lot of difficulty and complexity to understand the information and directions appear in the website.
3- Time and distances:
The variations in time between countries make it difficult for people in a country to contact with the customer services' employees or to get technical support from website belongs to a country that has differences in time with their country. The website has to provide customers' services available 24/7.
4- Infrastructure challenges:
The Website has to support login by Clients with a large set of hardware and software devices.
5- Currency challenges:
To break the currency challenges the website have to put fixed prices and helps customers by accepting payments in a variety of currencies.
6- State, regional, and national law challenges:
The website must work with harmony to different laws. These laws cover many issues, including the protection of brand names and patents, the sale of copyrighted material, the collection and, preservation of personal or financial data, the payment of sales taxes and fees, and much more.
Taking the previous points in consideration results in a well-created virtual environment for both parties, the customer and the vendor. Easing the navigation of the website, the process of the merchandise with flexibility in payment techniques, and clear understandable language, benefit the vendor by developing the reliability, trust and demand between the participants.