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# E-Commerce

This year
Shopify to axe Irish jobs as part of 20% global workforce cut
Shopify cut its workforce by 10% in July 2022.
All time
Covid-19 pandemic hasn't spoiled the plot for independent bookshops
Some shops are well equipped to weather the crisis while others have had to get creative.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is the surprising first thing ever sold online
It wasn’t pizza.
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.
The payments startup founded by two Irish brothers now worth a staggering $5 billion
Even Visa is putting its money into Stripe.
While you were sleeping, this man quietly made 7 BILLION dollars
We’d be happy enough finding a loose fiver behind the couch.
Google's 'mobilegeddon' hits tomorrow and it will be a disaster for many businesses
It pays to be prepared.
Steve Jobs predicted the future of e-commerce in 1996
And was pretty much bang on.
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.
The Briefcase: Black Friday, Europe vs Google and sweet broadband dreams
This was the week in business.
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.
Irish consumers are spending 50% more online than last year
However, if you lose online, you lose big…
Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Greyhound among companies pursued by consumer agency
The National Consumer Agency received 56,000 contacts last year.
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.
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.
Ryanair publishes complaints email address after NCA action
The carrier confirmed yesterday it was dropping a court action challenging the agency’s order.
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.
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.