Welcome to the KITE inventory!

We hope the inventory demonstrates to you that SMEs around the world are successfully practising E-commerce and reaping the benefits. The KITE inventory contains over 100 examples of SME E-commerce across different countries and industry sectors. It captures the experience of:

  • established SMEs experimenting with customer-facing E-commerce
  • new SME start-ups
  • marketplace initiatives that serve SME communities and
  • E-commerce-enabled supply chains involving SMEs.

You can find individual examples by searching the inventory by:


If you are an SME with an E-commerce initiative, you are invited to register your initiative with the KITE inventory. You will then join our growing community of pioneering SMEs!

If you have any comments or questions, please mail to C. Chappell.