publication . Article . 2014

Use of e-Commerce in Carpet Industry

M. Rashid Malik; Rekha Prasad;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Knowledge Horizons - Economics, volume 6, issue 3 September, pages 165-168
This research study is motivated by the growing use of e-commerce in Indian Industries. ECommerce encompasses all business conducted by the use of Information and communication technology. Many business houses have started implementing the use of e-commerce solutions to conduct their businesses. But carpet industry is lagging behind in the use of this very critical tool as we found in our study only 18% carpet exporters are using e-commerce solutions to sell their products across the borders. Exporters are still relying on traditional methods of selling products overseas. E-Commerce can provide global opportunities by enabling the flow of ideas across national b...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY
free text keywords: e-Commerce, Carpet Industry, SMEs, and ICT, jel:D80

Darbanhosseiniamirkhiz, M., Shabanifar, S., Ismail, W.K.W., (2011), Adoption of Technology in the Hand Woven Carpet Industry: The Case of Alinasab Carpet Company, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(10): 551-559, Hadjimanolis, A., 1999. Barriers to innovation for SMEs in a small less developed country (Cyprus).

Technovation, 19 (9): 561-570.

Jelassi, T. and T. Leenenl, 2003. An E-Commerce Sales Model for Manufacturing Companies: A Conceptual Framework and a European Example. [OpenAIRE]

European Management Journal, 21(1): 38-47.

Oxley, J.E. and B. Yeung, 2001. E-Commerce readiness: institutional environment and international competitiveness. Journal of International Business Studies, 32(4): 705-723. [OpenAIRE]

Harvie, C. (2004), East Asian SME Capacity Building, Competitiveness and Market Opportunities in a Global Economy, Working Paper 04-16, Department of Economics, University of Wollongong Le,T. And Koh, AA (2001), “Managerial perspectiveon electronic commerce development in Malaysia,” Working Paper Morgan, A. , D. Colebourne and T. Brychan, 2006. The development of ICT advisors for SME businesses: an innovative approach. Technovation, 26: 980-987. [OpenAIRE]

Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, B. and L. Kaushalesh 2006.

Learning new technologies by small and medium enterprises in developing countries. Technovation, 26(2): 220-231.

Papinniemi, J., 1999. Creating a model of process innovation for reengineering of business and manufacturing. International Journal of Production Economics, 60-61: 95-101.

Kuivalainen, 2008. Linking knowledge and internationalization in small and medium-sized enterprises in the ICT sectorTechnovation, 28(9): 591- 601.

Walczuck,R. Braven,G. And Lungdren,H.(2000), “Internet Adoption barriers for Small firms in the Netherland,” European Management Journal, Vol 18 No 5, pp. 561-72

Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue