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#Online Shopping

# online-shopping - Saturday 15 November, 2014

The Big Idea: Saving shoppers time... and hopefully lots of money

And how small retailers can use price-comparison sites to their advantage against their bigger rivals.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Alibaba just racked up a record €7.5 billion in sales for its 24hr Chinese 'shopping festival'

That’s more than Irish consumers spend online in a year. No wonder its founder is so happy.

Poll: Clicks or bricks, how do you decide where you're going to shop? Clicks Or Bricks This post contains a poll

Poll: Clicks or bricks, how do you decide where you're going to shop?

What can local retailers do to win back all the Irish online shoppers spending their cash overseas?

# online-shopping - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Online or bricks and mortar? This is how most Irish shoppers spend their money

Are we a nation of click-happy customers or do we prefer the personal touch? Here are the numbers…

# online-shopping - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Not playing around - parents vent their rage as Smyths Toys cancels orders

But the company says the problem only came from customers trying to cash in on multiple discount vouchers.

eBay and PayPal are consciously uncoupling

The online marketplace and payments giant are better apart say their shareholder.

# online-shopping - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Thinking of doing your grocery shopping online? Here's how to get started

While there are benefits to shopping online, you shouldn’t jump in head first.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S

The retailer reported a slight increase in womenswear sales and said that sales were impacted by launch of new website.

# online-shopping - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Hate hidden fees and extra charges? They will be a thing of the past from today

New legislation that boosts consumer rights comes into effect.

# online-shopping - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Missing link? Less than one-quarter of Irish SMEs trade online

The online consumer spend is projected to grow to €13 billion by 2020.

# online-shopping - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

# online-shopping - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Volvo wants to deliver all your shopping directly to your car

The roam delivery service will allow couriers one-time access to your car, allowing them to drop off your shopping when you’re not around.

# online-shopping - Monday 13 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's why Verified by Visa is officially the worst thing ever Visaaaaargh

Here's why Verified by Visa is officially the worst thing ever

PLEASE, just take our money!

# online-shopping - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Everything you should know before shopping online

Before you purchase anything, you should take a number of precautions first to ensure everything goes smoothly.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth 'a million'

Not quite in euro, but they’re getting there.

# online-shopping - Friday 6 December, 2013

Smartphone users are 33% more likely to fall victim to identity fraud

Cross-border scams for fraudulent tickets, counterfeit goods and data phishing are increasingly common, says survey

# online-shopping - Monday 2 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 of the best reactions to Amazon's drone delivery plans Droning On

7 of the best reactions to Amazon's drone delivery plans

The future is here. Almost.

Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013

A new survey revealed 22 per cent of Irish people are shopping from a mobile or smartphone for Christmas this year.

# online-shopping - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Irish people shop online less than average EU internet user

Most internet shoppers in Ireland are buying travel and holiday accommodation.

# online-shopping - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Enda Kenny to take part in his first webcasted roundtable discussion

Taoiseach will meet with Irish businesses “to explore the growth, challenges and potential jobs opportunities arising from trading online”. And he wants you to join the conversation on Twitter.

# online-shopping - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products Amazonia

22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products

From the Three Wolf Moon t-shirt to the Yodelling Pickle.

# online-shopping - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Now THIS is how you sell a used car Jump In My Car

Now THIS is how you sell a used car

All other eBay sellers will have to up their game.

Shoppers can now buy Dunnes Stores wares online

After more than a year in production, the Irish retailer is selling clothes and homewares online but will not be selling groceries.

# online-shopping - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Retailers turn focus to online operations in a bid to tap into the €4.1bn market

Sixty-four per cent of businesses intend to upgrade their online presence in the next 18 months, with the Irish online market predicted to grow to €21bn by 2017.

# online-shopping - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us Review The Reviews

13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us

Could it be home to some of the world’s best creative writing?

# online-shopping - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US

The bill, which was being debated in the US Senate yesterday, could lead to the recouping of $11 billion in lost annual sales taxes.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Dublin shooting was an armed robbery for online item

The gang called to the victim’s house under the pretence of buying something the man was selling online.

# online-shopping - Friday 22 February, 2013

EU Consumer Centre receives 72,000 complaints in 2012

Tonio Borg, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy said the results demonstrates the increasing tendency to shop online.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Almost 70% of Irish workers admit to online shopping at work

41 per cent of employees also admit to sending personal emails from company accounts. Are you guilty of this?

# online-shopping - Saturday 26 January, 2013

First numbers on Google's bid to take on Amazon's shopping business

The new “product listing ads” appeared to have taken off at the end of the final quarter of 2012.

# online-shopping - Thursday 3 January, 2013

SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app

Now you can do your weekly shop from your smartphone.

# online-shopping - Monday 31 December, 2012

2.6 million Irish spend €116 per month shopping online

The Digital Hub Development Agency’s annual report says the Irish are above average in terms of ecommerce purchases.

# online-shopping - Friday 21 December, 2012

Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work

A new survey also showed that only 9 per cent of people will buy Irish this festive season.

# online-shopping - Monday 26 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge 9 of the oddest gift ideas being sold on the internet Cyber Monday This post contains videos

9 of the oddest gift ideas being sold on the internet

In honour of Cyber Monday, we bring you a Christmas list of the internet’s weirdest creations.

Cyber Monday shoppers urged to know their rights

The NCA says there are certain risks with online shopping, particularly the non-delivery of goods or if consumers wish to return an item.

Average Irish consumer 'will spend €227 online this Christmas'

Visa Europe says Irish consumers will spend a total of €420 million shopping online for the holiday season.

# online-shopping - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Internet will contribute €11.3bn annually to the Irish economy by 2016 - report

The boost to the economy will be underpinned by 2.6 million online shoppers in 2012, according to new report from UPC.

# online-shopping - Friday 17 August, 2012

FG Deputy calls on school books website to "get its act together"

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said some parents have been waiting several weeks for their orders and have paid a substantial amount of money for the books.

# online-shopping - Friday 3 August, 2012

National strategy needed to keep online spending in Ireland

According to the Digital Hub’s annual report for 2011, 75 percent of money spent online goes overseas.

# online-shopping - Monday 28 May, 2012

Irish shopping website creates 40 new jobs in Dublin

The new positions will be in the areas of technical services, social media, finance, marketing and logistics.