Kampala International University an e-business shopping cart system for managing sales in an online supermarket

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Kampala International University, School of Computing and Information Technology
This project aimed at developing an online shopping cart system. This system allows the administrator to view, add, edit and delete the different categories, sub categories and the products in the system’s database. It also allows customers to view the web content, order products online, fill customer registration forms and also subscribe to the newsletter. The objective of this study was achieved using tools like interviews and study of existing Literature. DFDs and ERDs were used in the analysis and design of the system. The technologies used in the implementation include, PHP, JavaScript and the Database Management System used was MySQL 2005. The developed system is now favoring other modes of payment such as pay pal that is more convenient to customers and the business owners. Online shopping is the process whereby customers directly buy goods or services from a seller in real-time, with or without an intermediary service, over the Internet. If an intermediary service is present the process is called electronic commerce, E-commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services on the Internet, by the use of the World Wide Web. In developed economies consumers find the World Wide Web a great place for bargain-hunting, with most goods available at lower prices than in a bricks-and-mortar store.
A research project report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a bachelor’s degree in business computing and a bachelor of science degree in management information systems
E-business, Shopping cart, System, Managing sales, Online supermarket