DEVELOPMENT TENDENCIES OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES. CASE OF LATVIA AND POLAND

  • Inta Kotane Rezekne Academy of Technologies
  • Daina Znotina Rezekne Academy of Technologies
Keywords: electronic commerce, small and medium-sized enterprises, Latvia, Poland

Abstract

One of the preconditions for further development of small and medium-sized enterprises, which comprise a majority in total number of enterprises, is identification and exploitation of digital opportunities. The study aim is to explore e-commerce trends in Latvia’s and Poland’s small and medium-sized enterprises. The study was conducted on the basis of scientific publications, data of the statistical bureaus of Latvia and Poland on use of information and communication technologies, and e-commerce by small and medium-sized enterprises, and other sources of information. The following research methods were used in the research: monographic descriptive method, analysis, synthesis, statistical method. The research results show that Latvia’s and Poland’s small and medium-sized enterprises relatively little use e-commerce opportunities both for their operations, and for buying and selling transactions.

Author Biographies

Inta Kotane, Rezekne Academy of Technologies
PhD
Daina Znotina, Rezekne Academy of Technologies
PhD

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2017-01-03
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Kotane, I., & Znotina, D. (2017). DEVELOPMENT TENDENCIES OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES. CASE OF LATVIA AND POLAND. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 20(1), 32-40. https://doi.org/10.23856/2003