In current society, the great breakthrough of Internet has changed business modes a lot. More and more business organizations have shifted their attention from traditional business modes to new modes, under which E-Commerce has increasingly become popular. Not only business participators, but also academic scholars have focused their attention to E-Commerce. The majority of people hold that E-Commerce makes business organization take incremental advances in business progress (Lumpkin et al., 2002). Considering the Internet has increasingly become the part of human life, E-Commerce has become an inevitable trend for business operation. Therefore, it is necessary for a business organization to gain competitive advantage through E-Commerce.
中间的body部分介绍文章的具体论点和论据，指出本报告旨在确定电子商务的优势并为科技有限公司形成电子商务战略。由于电子商务的重要性已被广泛接受，因此公司必须使用电子商务解决方案 获得竞争优势。 但是，在推行电子商务的过程中，还会面临很多挑战，这些挑战也应该得到有效识别。
The objective of this report to identify the advantage of E-Commerce and form an E-Commerce strategy for S&T Ltd. Since the importance of E-Commerce has been largely accepted, it is essential for the company to use an E-Commerce solution to gain the competitive edge. However, during the process to introduce an E-Commerce, there will be lots of challenges, which should be effectively identified as well. Therefore, in the first part, this report identifies the advantage to adopt an E-Commerce strategy for the future development of S&T through theoretical level. Then, this report analyses why the company should invest in Information Technology (IT) to automate its business activities. Finally, this report evaluates the challenges and difficulties of introducing an E-Commerce strategy so as to help S&T to adopt the strategy effectively. S&T Ltd is a family owned retailer. Since its invention in 2011, the company has expanded its business largely. To begin with, the company was a single shop. Five years later, the company has 30 different shops in different areas. In order to make a great difference, the company aims to operate more than 12 shops next year. Since E-Commerce has become a critical strategy for its future development, more and more suppliers and customers make great efforts to persuade the owners take IT more extensively. But the owner wonders whether he can benefit from the E-Commerce. This part mainly uses the advantages of E-Commerce.
In conclusion, E-Commerce based on Internet has increasingly become an important business mode for an organization to maintain competitive edge. There is no expectation for S&T. In order to achieve a higher performance, it is necessary for the company to adopt IT extensively because E-Commerce and IT indeed helps the company to maintain competitive edges. Owing to E-Commerce and IT, S&T takes advantage of maintaining the competitive edge and sustainable development. First of all, the company can be benefit from cost reduction. Not only in communication with others, but also the cost reduction exists in various administrate things such as travel expenditure and documents costs. Then, IT plays an important role in improving business efficiency by introducing new products and services. More importantly, via IT and E-commerce, S&T is able to differentiate from others. Owing to IT, S&T can leave a deep impression on customers so as to strengthen its brand effectively. In addition, implementation of IT also means that there is a favourable opportunity for the company to improve its quality in both products and information system, which in turn improve its benefits.