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The cost of e-commerce?

 19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 21 September 1999 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Charities just beginning to sell products online should learn from the problems faced by consumer goods retailer Argos. Eagle-eyed shoppers on their online shop noted that they appeared to be selling Sony TVs for £3. Word spread quickly and soon Argos received a number of enquiries and attempted orders.Clearly a typo, what is the legal position for an online retailer in this position? Are they required to honour the price offered? It is a position that charity traders should address before their site goes live.View a screenshot of the infamous £3 TV offer at Need to Know. Advertisement A similar mistake was made by IBM in January 2000 when it featured its ThinkPad notebook PCs on its Web site for $1 each instead of the usual $1,499 and $1,899. Tagged with: Digital The cost of e-commerce? read more

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