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#Online Shopping

# online-shopping - Monday 16 August, 2021

Poll: Would you use a buy now, pay later service when online shopping?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you use a buy now, pay later service when online shopping?

Aug 16th 2021, 10:27 AM 34,806 Views 50 Comments

Companies have started to offer online shoppers the option to spread the cost of a purchase over a set period of time.

# online-shopping - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Irish shoppers lost €12 million to credit and debit card fraudsters in the first half of 2020
# Payment Fraud
# Payment Fraud

Irish shoppers lost €12 million to credit and debit card fraudsters in the first half of 2020

Apr 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 10,985 Views 6 Comments

Online card fraud rose by 21% compared with the same period in 2019, the BPFI said.

# online-shopping - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Most consumers ‘not comfortable’ shopping on high street until Covid-19 is under control
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Most consumers ‘not comfortable’ shopping on high street until Covid-19 is under control

Mar 11th 2021, 1:56 PM 11,461 Views 41 Comments

68% of consumers reported spending more online in 2020 than they did in 2019.

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes

Mar 11th 2021, 9:58 AM 15,789 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí said today that up to 10 million online transactions were carried out over the Christmas shopping period.

# online-shopping - Monday 18 January, 2021

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam
# Scam
# Scam

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam

Jan 18th 2021, 5:50 PM 71,357 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí are aware of a scam in which people are asked to pay additional cost for customs clearance.

# online-shopping - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Minister warns public about potential extra charges when online shopping on UK websites
# Buyer Beware
# Buyer Beware

Minister warns public about potential extra charges when online shopping on UK websites

Jan 6th 2021, 6:45 AM 24,080 Views 40 Comments

The main concerns for consumers are the possibility of additional costs.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Banking federation warns customers to be 'extra vigilant' of online scams in lead-up to Christmas
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Banking federation warns customers to be 'extra vigilant' of online scams in lead-up to Christmas

Nov 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,160 Views 4 Comments

Figures from the BPFI show €22m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

# online-shopping - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Poll: Are you doing more online shopping than normal during the Covid-19 crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you doing more online shopping than normal during the Covid-19 crisis?

Apr 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 36,095 Views 51 Comments

Many businesses have seen a large increase in online shopping.

# online-shopping - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Tesco said it is now prioritising the elderly and those most in need for online shopping
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Tesco said it is now prioritising the elderly and those most in need for online shopping

Apr 8th 2020, 7:15 PM 49,161 Views 35 Comments

The firm said that the changes have already resulted in over 2,000 more deliveries for over 65 customers.

# online-shopping - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Contactless payment limit will increase to €50 next week, as cash transactions drop by 20%
# Shopping
# Shopping

Contactless payment limit will increase to €50 next week, as cash transactions drop by 20%

Mar 28th 2020, 3:17 PM 32,097 Views 81 Comments

Banks have also warned the public not to be tricked into giving out their pin number online.

# online-shopping - Friday 10 January, 2020

Spending might be up over Christmas, but Irish retailers are still facing challenges
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Spending might be up over Christmas, but Irish retailers are still facing challenges

Jan 10th 2020, 12:02 PM 479 Views 0 Comments

Increased trade doesn’t quite match economic growth, as consumers habits continue to evolve.

# online-shopping - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise
# Green Christmas
# Green Christmas

Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise

Dec 1st 2019, 11:00 AM 12,399 Views 12 Comments

Want to avoid giant retailers and go green this Christmas? It’ll take a little bit of extra research – but it is possible.

# online-shopping - Friday 29 November, 2019

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help
# Shopping
# Shopping

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help

Nov 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 5,330 Views 6 Comments

It is expected that around €250m will be spent by Irish shoppers today.

# online-shopping - Monday 30 September, 2019

Poll: Do you shop more online or in-store?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you shop more online or in-store?

Sep 30th 2019, 9:31 AM 22,384 Views 41 Comments

Forever 21 has become the latest high-profile chain to file for bankruptcy.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Consumers warned about how Brexit could impact online shopping
# Refunds
# Refunds

Consumers warned about how Brexit could impact online shopping

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 21,464 Views 18 Comments

One of the main rights consumers have when they buy online from an EU-based retailer is to return an item and receive a refund.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit
# Brexit Planning
# Brexit Planning

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit

Jul 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 13,946 Views 48 Comments

An updated action plan on a no-deal Brexit was discussed at Cabinet today.

# online-shopping - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Paddy's Day attire? Here's what ASOS thinks we should be wearing to celebrate the occasion
# Paddy's Day
From The Daily Edge
# Paddy's Day

Paddy's Day attire? Here's what ASOS thinks we should be wearing to celebrate the occasion

Mar 6th 2019, 5:21 PM 13,403 Views 3 Comments

And no, it’s not leprechaun hats.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

How ASOS is leading the way when it comes to inclusivity
# Big Boobs
From The Daily Edge
# Big Boobs

How ASOS is leading the way when it comes to inclusivity

Dec 11th 2018, 2:00 PM 5,001 Views 0 Comments

Big busted ladies, rejoice!

# online-shopping - Saturday 18 August, 2018

9 signs that you enjoy online shopping a bit too much
# Confessions Of A Shopaholic
From The Daily Edge
# Confessions Of A Shopaholic

9 signs that you enjoy online shopping a bit too much

Aug 18th 2018, 11:02 AM 4,525 Views 2 Comments

Someone please teach me about willpower and budgeting.

# online-shopping - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online
# Stick To The Knitting
# Stick To The Knitting

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online

Apr 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 31,236 Views 14 Comments

Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.

# online-shopping - Thursday 22 March, 2018

10 simple reasons why so many of us absolutely despise online shopping
# Down With Online Shopping
From The Daily Edge
# Down With Online Shopping

10 simple reasons why so many of us absolutely despise online shopping

Mar 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 4,565 Views 0 Comments

We need instant gratification.

# online-shopping - Monday 5 February, 2018

Online shopping is going to become a lot cheaper thanks to a new EU law
# New Rules
# New Rules

Online shopping is going to become a lot cheaper thanks to a new EU law

Feb 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 95,050 Views 63 Comments

You will no longer be redirected to a company’s Irish or UK store.

# online-shopping - Friday 22 December, 2017

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it
# Sorting Centre
# Sorting Centre

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:00 AM 8,719 Views 9 Comments

Step inside the Dublin Mail Centre.

# online-shopping - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Gardaí warn shoppers to be vigilant after UK footage of parcel theft
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Gardaí warn shoppers to be vigilant after UK footage of parcel theft

Dec 2nd 2017, 4:40 PM 34,686 Views 53 Comments

A homeowner in Surrey had installed a doorbell camera that filmed the theft of a parcel delivered to his house.

# online-shopping - Sunday 26 November, 2017

So many people could relate to the comically long pair of trousers this woman bought online
# We Might Be Giants
From The Daily Edge
# We Might Be Giants

So many people could relate to the comically long pair of trousers this woman bought online

Nov 26th 2017, 9:00 AM 11,085 Views 1 Comment

Too long by half.

# online-shopping - Friday 24 November, 2017

Wrapping waste used in online deliveries has increased by 28% - report
# Repak
# Repak

Wrapping waste used in online deliveries has increased by 28% - report

Nov 24th 2017, 12:59 PM 7,833 Views 31 Comments

Repak wants online retailers to contribute to recycling efforts being made here in Ireland.

# online-shopping - Sunday 19 November, 2017

8 ways we *should* be able to search for clothes to buy online
# Help Us
From The Daily Edge
# Help Us

8 ways we *should* be able to search for clothes to buy online

Nov 19th 2017, 6:00 PM 5,952 Views 1 Comment

TELL US IF THEY HAVE POCKETS.

# online-shopping - Sunday 4 June, 2017

19 situations you'll recognise if you're slightly addicted to online shopping
# Saved Items
From The Daily Edge
# Saved Items

19 situations you'll recognise if you're slightly addicted to online shopping

Jun 4th 2017, 6:00 PM 6,291 Views 0 Comments

So many parcels you forget ordering.

# online-shopping - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Loads of women are having the exact same (hilarious) problem with this Pretty Little Thing top
# Tight Squeeze
From The Daily Edge
# Tight Squeeze

Loads of women are having the exact same (hilarious) problem with this Pretty Little Thing top

May 24th 2017, 8:38 AM 17,111 Views 6 Comments

Great, ANOTHER unrealistic body standard for women: Pea-sized heads.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

15 online shopping fails that are almost painful to look at
# Dress Disasters
From The Daily Edge
# Dress Disasters

15 online shopping fails that are almost painful to look at

Apr 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,807 Views 0 Comments

Oh hell no.

# online-shopping - Monday 6 February, 2017

Poll: Where do you do most of your shopping?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Where do you do most of your shopping?

Feb 6th 2017, 9:53 AM 21,453 Views 53 Comments

Do you prefer going online or in store?

# online-shopping - Friday 9 December, 2016

18 Christmas shopping mistakes we make every single year
# Online Shopping
From The Daily Edge
# Online Shopping

18 Christmas shopping mistakes we make every single year

Dec 9th 2016, 1:18 PM 7,958 Views 6 Comments

“That shadowy place is Penneys, Simba, You must never go there.”

# online-shopping - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Ireland wants the EU to make shopping online as cheap as the rest of Europe
# Geoblocking
# Geoblocking

Ireland wants the EU to make shopping online as cheap as the rest of Europe

Nov 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 12,996 Views 23 Comments

Mary Mitchell-O’Connor was in Brussels yesterday saying that geo-blocking must be tackled.

# online-shopping - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage
# Delayed
# Delayed

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage

Aug 31st 2016, 6:00 AM 7,917 Views 3 Comments

People also had issues with electrical goods, online services and car rental.

# online-shopping - Thursday 21 July, 2016

This woman ordered a doormat online and it certainly didn't meet her expectations
# Buyer Beware
From The Daily Edge
# Buyer Beware

This woman ordered a doormat online and it certainly didn't meet her expectations

Jul 21st 2016, 6:17 PM 12,741 Views 0 Comments

Ah here.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Inter-county player stole €28,000 from her boss for online shopping
# Credit Cards
# Credit Cards

Inter-county player stole €28,000 from her boss for online shopping

Jul 19th 2016, 6:09 PM 90,586 Views 53 Comments

Dinah Loughlin has since repaid the money.

# online-shopping - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Explainer: So what do the EU's new plans for online shopping mean for you?
# Geoblock Rockin'
# Geoblock Rockin'

Explainer: So what do the EU's new plans for online shopping mean for you?

May 26th 2016, 5:15 PM 21,939 Views 63 Comments

The aim is to ensure all EU citizens access the same services and prices, regardless of where they’re based.

# online-shopping - Thursday 3 March, 2016

This woman ordered spring flowers and the supermarket sent spring onions instead
# Substitute
From The Daily Edge
# Substitute

This woman ordered spring flowers and the supermarket sent spring onions instead

Mar 3rd 2016, 8:35 AM 3,313 Views 2 Comments

The scourge of the substituted item.

# online-shopping - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers
# High Street
# High Street

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers

Dec 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 18,569 Views 22 Comments

Footfall is down, but spending is up.

# online-shopping - Saturday 21 November, 2015

So what do you need to know before shopping online?
# Safety First
# Safety First

So what do you need to know before shopping online?

Nov 21st 2015, 7:40 AM 18,646 Views 9 Comments

While it is more prevalent than ever before, it’s important to take the necessary precautions before buying anything.

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