Ever wondered how the electronic commerce started? The following infographic presents the eCommerce -related milestones and variety of important historical facts. Back in 1979 Michael Aldrich invented a predecessor of online shopping to enable online transaction processing between consumers and businesses, or between one business and another.
Things really started to pick up in 1990, when Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web and built the first working prototype of the web browser. The Ecommerce industry continues to develop and innovate and we can only wait to see what the next big thing in eCommerce will be.
Infographic by ZippyCart.