Research result by emarketer revealed that internet users worldwide has made at least 1 purchase online within the past month. According to Jeffrey Grau, senior analyst at eMarketer:
An emerging middle class and alternative online payment options are spurring online buying in large developing e-commerce economies like China and India.
If this means the internet commerce industry will continue to grow rapidly in 2008 worldwide, then you better join the bandwagon & grab the opportunities. If you can’t smell this opportunities, then you can stay on your traditional business and keep wondering what made your sales going down. Ouch.