Saving grace

January 14, 2000

E-commerce could be the salvation of many United Kingdom businesses, according to Jonathan Westlake, senior lecturer in computing at Staffordshire University.

He said: "With a modest investment, any company can have the opportunity to reach markets that would be been too expensive using traditional distribution channels."

Mr Westlake has set up an e-commerce module as a part of a new degree in internet commerce at the university and has just launched e-commerce workshops for local businesses.


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