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Jahnvi Singh Parihar
Communication Skills, Educational Technology & Operations Expert

eCommerce (electronic commerce) is an area which is used in various fields of business like wholesale, retail as well as manufacturing unit. eCommerce is a subset of the e-business that concerns commerce. The activity of the exchange of goods and services with some of the other kind of payment methods can be intended as commerce. eCommerce world is an application of information sharing among business trading basically online commercial transaction with clients. 

CUSTOMER- TO- CUSTOMER-  Consumer-to-consumer (C2C) transaction processed in between consumers. Consumer-to-consumer made a convenient way for the people who comes together to buy, sell and trade. One prominent example of C2C transaction is eBay(online consumer auction site), newspaper (online classifieds), craigslist. The main goal of C2C is to enable relationship between both buyers and sellers. They are known as the peer-to-peer business model.

Sujai Adithya
Business Development and Banking & Financial Services Expert

C2C e-commerce is a type of trade relations where both sellers and buyers are consumers, not businesses. It presupposes interaction between parties through a third one, mostly an online auction or trade website. Due to this phenomenon, selling and buying via the Internet has never been so easy. Various internet resources help sellers and buyers to find each other by charging a small fee or commission. Outstanding examples of C2C e-commerce sites are Amazon and Flipkart.

The main advantage of C2C business is that sellers and buyers are reachable. It is also effortless and handy, and does not take much time to use. Moreover, it is possible for one customer to be a seller as well as a buyer.

Manonita Rathore
Gig economy and behaviour &soft skills Expert

Consumer to consumer, or C2C, is the business model that facilitates commerce between private individuals. Whether it's for goods or services, this category of E-Commerce connects people to do business with one another.

C2C e-commerce is a type of trade relations where both sellers and buyers are consumers, not businesses. It presupposes interaction between parties through a third one, mostly an online auction or trade website. Due to this phenomenon, selling and buying via the Internet has never been so easy. Various internet resources help sellers and buyers to find each other by charging a small fee or commission. Outstanding examples of C2C e-commerce sites are Fiverr, Amazon and flipkart.