Essay on Assignment 2 Brief E Commerce

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Learner name Assessor name

Bruce Power
Unit number and title
BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (Software Development)
Unit 8: e-Commerce

Assignment title
Purple Yeti Assignment 2

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Week Commencing 9/2/15
Week Commencing 27/4/15

In this assessment you will have opportunities to provide evidence against the following criteria.
Indicate the page numbers where the evidence can be found.

Criteria reference
To achieve the criteria the evidence must show that you are able to:

Task no.

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Examine the social implications of e-commerce on society.


Plan an e-commerce strategy.


Compare different payment systems used by e-commerce systems.


Discuss how security issues in e-commerce can be overcome.


Design an interface for an e-commerce business.


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Assignment Brief

Assignment title
Purple Yeti Assignment 2
The purpose of this assignment is to:

Understand the effects of e-commerce on society
Be able to plan e-commerce strategies.

‘Purple Yeti’

You are employed as an e-commerce advisor by a firm of e-commerce consultants. The company you work for are called ‘Purple Yeti’ and they specialise in small and large-scale retail e-commerce solutions. They advise retailers, brand owners and B2Bs on e-commerce and multi-channel retail strategies, operations and technologies. They have a great deal of experience across all sectors of retail and B2B including grocery, clothing, consumer electronics, home, luxury goods, and all channels and formats from chain stores to pure e-commerce companies.

Purple Yeti has been called in to advise an independent retailer in Burnley about a number of aspects of e-commerce. The company you have been called in to advise are called ‘Outbreak Designer Wear’ who has a retail outlet in the centre of Burnley. They sell a wide range of men’s and ladies fashion clothing aimed at the 16-30 year old age bracket. Flare-for-Fashion are thinking about starting to trade online and has asked you to compile some information to help the company decide if this is a good idea and, if so, how to go about it.

Complete the following tasks which must include a front cover, introduction and a reference section. You are advised to research wherever possible and use correctly referenced sources - (In the Harvard Referencing style).

Create a report to address the following tasks:
Task 1

Examine the social implications of e-commerce on society.

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