Blockchain Technology for E-commerce Industry

  • Hemantkumar P. Bulsara, Pratiksinh S. Vaghela


Blockchain technology is considered as a significant development after the invention of the internet. Blockchain technology records the transactions on database which are encrypted and distributed over many computer networks like a digital ledger of online transactions. This technology can be utilized in the e-commerce industry to develop a decentralized online buying and selling platform. E-commerce industry presently facing many unique challenges like security measures of the e-commerce system, transparency, and trust, efficiency, etc. These challenges can be answered by the implementation of blockchain technology in the e-commerce industry. The article discussed opportunities for using blockchain technology in the e-commerce industry. Blockchain applications and opportunities are discussed for various aspects of e-commerce like Payment, Security, Supply chain, Work automation with Smart contract, Ethical practices for transparency in e-commerce transactions.

Keywords: Blockchain Technology, Applications, Opportunities, E-commerce Industry.

How to Cite
Hemantkumar P. Bulsara, Pratiksinh S. Vaghela. (2020). Blockchain Technology for E-commerce Industry. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(05), 3793 - 3798. Retrieved from