Limitations of ecommerce:
1. Security: the security risk in ecommerce can be
• client / server risk
• data transfer and transaction risk
• virus risk
2. High start up cost:
The various components of cost involved with ecommerce are:-
• connection:- connection cost to the internet.
• hardware / software:- this includes cost of sophisticated computer, moduer, routers, etc.
• maintenance:- this include cost invole in traning of employees and maintenance of web-pages.
3. Legal issues:- these issues arises when the customer data is fall in the hands of strangers.
4. Lack of skilled personnel:- there is difficulty in finding skilled www developers and knowledgeable professionals to manage and a maintain customer on line.
5. Loss of contact with customers:- Sometimes customers feels that they doesnot have received sufficient personal attention.
7. Some business process may never be available to ecommerce:- Some items such as foods, high cost items such as jwellery may be impossible to be available on the internet.