Ecommerce isn't what it used to be. Not too long ago, eBay and Amazon were the only reputable online stores. Now, every large retailer has a vast online presence, and thousands of independent online retailers have opened shop to sell everything under the sun.
Easy access to suppliers and high quality websites play a big part in the surge in the independent ecommerce world, but there's a larger big-picture explanation for why ecommerce is changing.
Technology. New tech is being introduced to the industry at a mind-boggling rate, especially in just the past few years.
Not only has new technology changed the way we do business, but it will continue to shape the future of ecommerce. The following points are a few of the ways that new tech is already changing the world of online retail, and what new technologies you should consider adopting for your store.