What Is E-Commerce? According to e-commerce software company Shopify, e-commerce is “the buying and selling of goods or services using the internet.” The definition also requires that a transfer of money and information take place online. What is lost in this definition is the implication of what is not considered e-commerce. Just because a business exists online doesn’t mean they’re involved in e-commerce. At the same time, an e-commerce transaction doesn’t require a business at…