Electronic commerce or “e-commerce” refers to sales and purchasing processes that take place via the Internet. This form of electronic business has confronted commerce with fundamental changes that influence the entire way companies do business. Online commerce is rapidly expanding due to consumers’ changing behaviour. Now, they purchase products via the Internet far more frequently than in brick and mortar outlets. E-commerce is on the rise and this trend will continue in the future. Companies have to adapt in order to avoid being left behind if they wish to participate in e-commerce now and in the future.