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# e-commerce - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

New delivery business: 'In this day and age, we should have been at it long ago'

Business owners who have had to embrace e-commerce and online delivery predict Covid-19 will change consumer habits.

# e-commerce - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Why online-only supermarkets haven't come to Ireland... yet

Stock exchange-listed Ocado has global ambitions but hasn’t washed up on these shores.

# e-commerce - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Irish retailers could be in for a bleak Christmas as shoppers flock online

Weaker sterling has driven more bargain-hungry consumers to shop online instead.

# e-commerce - Sunday 11 September, 2016

A 40-year-old technology still beats Facebook for getting people to visit websites

A new Irish study found email newsletters were more likely to drive online sales than social media.

# e-commerce - Saturday 2 January, 2016

This is the surprising first thing ever sold online

It wasn’t pizza.

# e-commerce - Saturday 21 November, 2015

The fashion giant that probably knows what you want to wear... before you do

We unpick the technology behind Zalando, Europe’s biggest online fashion store.

# e-commerce - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The payments startup founded by two Irish brothers now worth a staggering $5 billion

Even Visa is putting its money into Stripe.

# e-commerce - Friday 24 July, 2015

While you were sleeping, this man quietly made 7 BILLION dollars

We’d be happy enough finding a loose fiver behind the couch.

# e-commerce - Monday 20 April, 2015

# e-commerce - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Steve Jobs predicted the future of e-commerce in 1996

And was pretty much bang on.

# e-commerce - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

What's a few billion between brothers? Stripe's valuation doubles to $3.5bn

The e-payments service was set up by the John and Patrick Collison in 2010.

# e-commerce - Saturday 29 November, 2014

The Briefcase: Black Friday, Europe vs Google and sweet broadband dreams

This was the week in business.

# e-commerce - Saturday 22 November, 2014

What I Learned: Why there's no 'secret sauce' to cooking up an e-commerce juggernaut

We talk to MicksGarage about going from the bedroom to a multimillion-euro enterprise.

# e-commerce - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Irish consumers are spending 50% more online than last year

However, if you lose online, you lose big…

# e-commerce - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Greyhound among companies pursued by consumer agency

The National Consumer Agency received 56,000 contacts last year.

# e-commerce - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Irish businesses are among the EU's best for selling abroad online

It’s one of a number of details conatined in EU-wide research on digital habits.

# e-commerce - Friday 17 January, 2014

Stripe nears deal to bring online payments to Twitter

The online payments company, founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, is reportedly close to a deal with Twitter that will allow users to purchase goods on the site.

# e-commerce - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Ryanair publishes complaints email address after NCA action

The carrier confirmed yesterday it was dropping a court action challenging the agency’s order.

# e-commerce - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer Amazonazing This post contains images

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer

Not bad for a company that started out in its owners garage.

# e-commerce - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015

Hundreds of positions will be created as part of the bookmaker’s international online expansion.