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E-commerce settles for established payment systems: Limited market potential for innovative payment systems


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  • Heng, Stefan


Established payment systems play a dominant role also in B2C e-commerce. Innovative payment systems can only be a success here if they pay attention to the particular features of e-commerce, convey the worth of their value-adding unique selling proposition and enjoy the support of established e-shops or financial service providers. However, apart from rare cases the conventional payment systems leave little room for the innovative systems. This holds all the more since the conventional payment systems are responding to the new demands of B2C e-commerce.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 3251.

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Date of creation: 14 May 2007
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:3251

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Keywords: Information- and communication technology; ICT; E-Business; E-Commerce; B2C-E-Commerce; Internet; e-payments;

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