They also allow their customers to connect to the Internet.
This allowed customers to call one number and then have their parts delivered next day.
Allowing customers to sell to one another is a path to easy money.
DesignAjewel.com, for example, would have allowed customers to design their own jewelry online.
Among its innovations, the company allowed customers to see the food being prepared.
This allows their customers to call mobile lines all day.
Next has led the way - allowing customers to order online and pick up in store, but others are moving fast.
The firm allows customers one month's credit on sales other than for cash.
This allowed customers to see the holdings of all the branches in the system for the first time.
Ford said it announced prices today to allow customers who wish to order 1996 models now to do so.