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# E-Commerce

Last month
May 2023
# Job Losses
Shopify to axe Irish jobs as part of 20% global workforce cut
Shopify cut its workforce by 10% in July 2022.
All time
# page turner
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.
# covid-19 and business
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
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.
# Retail
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.
# click on this
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
This is the surprising first thing ever sold online
It wasn’t pizza.
# smart clothes
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.
# Fair play
The payments startup founded by two Irish brothers now worth a staggering $5 billion
Even Visa is putting its money into Stripe.
# Good day at the office
While you were sleeping, this man quietly made 7 BILLION dollars
We’d be happy enough finding a loose fiver behind the couch.
# Doomsday Scenario
Google's 'mobilegeddon' hits tomorrow and it will be a disaster for many businesses
It pays to be prepared.
# Online Jobs
Steve Jobs predicted the future of e-commerce in 1996
And was pretty much bang on.
# stock rising
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.
# inbox me
The Briefcase: Black Friday, Europe vs Google and sweet broadband dreams
This was the week in business.
# under the hood
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.
# dotcom boom
Irish consumers are spending 50% more online than last year
However, if you lose online, you lose big…
# know your rights
Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Greyhound among companies pursued by consumer agency
The National Consumer Agency received 56,000 contacts last year.
# add to cart
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
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.
# new frills
Ryanair publishes complaints email address after NCA action
The carrier confirmed yesterday it was dropping a court action challenging the agency’s order.
# amazonazing
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.
# Jobswatch
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.