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#Online Shopping

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This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead
# With The Fishes
From The Daily Edge
# With The Fishes

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead

Nov 5th 2015, 2:52 PM 5,220 Views 2 Comments

Come for the fish, stay for the contagious laughter.

9 ways Verified by Visa is ruining lives every day
# Rage Blackout
From The Daily Edge
# Rage Blackout

9 ways Verified by Visa is ruining lives every day

Nov 3rd 2015, 9:30 PM 11,939 Views 10 Comments

Cause of death: Verified by Visa.

Buying online? Here's what you'll be charged if you're importing from outside the EU
# Hidden Costs
# Hidden Costs

Buying online? Here's what you'll be charged if you're importing from outside the EU

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:01 AM 87,360 Views 26 Comments

Online shoppers have been warned to watch out for import duties and dodgy websites.

The Irish kings of online 'mystery shoppers' now with $20m in their coffers
# Clicks Not Bricks
# Clicks Not Bricks

The Irish kings of online 'mystery shoppers' now with $20m in their coffers

Oct 20th 2015, 2:14 PM 21,525 Views 1 Comment

Clavis Insight was founded in 2008. Soon it will employ 300 people worldwide.

11 things all ASOS shoppers know to be true
# As Seen On Me
From The Daily Edge
# As Seen On Me

11 things all ASOS shoppers know to be true

Oct 1st 2015, 1:07 PM 8,014 Views 4 Comments

Making an ASOS order = a rollercoaster of emotions. Really.

The website where you can 'buy everything online' has itself been bought...by Facebook
# The Find
# The Find

The website where you can 'buy everything online' has itself been bought...by Facebook

Mar 14th 2015, 1:55 PM 19,715 Views 9 Comments

They’ve bough shopping website The Find.

8 online shopping disasters that could easily have happened to you
# Knock Off Nightmares
From The Daily Edge
# Knock Off Nightmares

8 online shopping disasters that could easily have happened to you

Mar 13th 2015, 6:02 PM 12,738 Views 8 Comments

eBay is not your friend :(

Planning on shopping online? Here's what to keep in mind
# Safety First
# Safety First

Planning on shopping online? Here's what to keep in mind

Dec 13th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,495 Views 26 Comments

It’s the busiest time of the year for online shopping, but what should you be aware of before you hit the ‘buy’ button?

Planning to buy some stuff on Cyber Monday? Here's how to stay safe online...
# Shoppers Beware
# Shoppers Beware

Planning to buy some stuff on Cyber Monday? Here's how to stay safe online...

Nov 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 11,353 Views 7 Comments

Irish consumers spending an estimated €39 million on Cyber Monday last year.

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

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

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:43 PM 14,414 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 15th 2014, 10:00 AM 12,625 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 11th 2014, 5:10 PM 13,234 Views 10 Comments

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
# Clicks Or Bricks

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

Nov 11th 2014, 1:39 PM 9,282 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 8th 2014, 7:34 PM 22,125 Views 8 Comments

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

Not playing around - parents vent their rage as Smyths Toys cancels orders
# Read The Fine Print
# Read The Fine Print

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

Sep 30th 2014, 2:56 PM 50,053 Views 26 Comments

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

eBay and PayPal are consciously uncoupling
# Splitsville
# Splitsville

eBay and PayPal are consciously uncoupling

Sep 30th 2014, 2:49 PM 9,541 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 17th 2014, 11:50 AM 20,461 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 11,591 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 14th 2014, 9:00 AM 18,153 Views 29 Comments

New legislation that boosts consumer rights comes into effect.

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

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

Jun 12th 2014, 12:22 PM 2,771 Views 11 Comments

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

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post
# For A Rainy Day
# For A Rainy Day

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

Apr 24th 2014, 3:47 PM 10,935 Views 12 Comments

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

Volvo wants to deliver all your shopping directly to your car
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Volvo wants to deliver all your shopping directly to your car

Feb 20th 2014, 6:02 PM 16,833 Views 23 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 13,857 Views 7 Comments

PLEASE, just take our money!

Everything you should know before shopping online
# Safe Transactions
# Safe Transactions

Everything you should know before shopping online

Dec 26th 2013, 9:40 AM 13,441 Views 7 Comments

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

Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth 'a million'
# Entrepreneurs
# Entrepreneurs

Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth 'a million'

Dec 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 28,112 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 6th 2013, 12:46 PM 8,148 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2013, 11:24 AM 4,697 Views 0 Comments

The future is here. Almost.

Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013
# Shopping
# Shopping

Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013

Dec 2nd 2013, 8:31 AM 8,229 Views 21 Comments

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

Irish people shop online less than average EU internet user
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Irish people shop online less than average EU internet user

Oct 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,226 Views 46 Comments

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

Enda Kenny to take part in his first webcasted roundtable discussion
# Online Retail
# Online Retail

Enda Kenny to take part in his first webcasted roundtable discussion

Sep 5th 2013, 5:28 PM 3,722 Views 15 Comments

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.

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

22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products

Aug 16th 2013, 1:00 PM 49,672 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Now THIS is how you sell a used car

Jun 13th 2013, 11:20 AM 5,537 Views 0 Comments

All other eBay sellers will have to up their game.

Shoppers can now buy Dunnes Stores wares online
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Shoppers can now buy Dunnes Stores wares online

Jun 13th 2013, 6:15 AM 18,227 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,082 Views 6 Comments

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.

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

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

May 2nd 2013, 8:30 PM 6,587 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:59 AM 7,301 Views 15 Comments

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

Dublin shooting was an armed robbery for online item
# Shooting
# Shooting

Dublin shooting was an armed robbery for online item

Mar 5th 2013, 7:41 AM 32,772 Views 55 Comments

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

EU Consumer Centre receives 72,000 complaints in 2012
# Customer Complaints
# Customer Complaints

EU Consumer Centre receives 72,000 complaints in 2012

Feb 22nd 2013, 3:57 PM 3,043 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2013, 1:37 PM 4,981 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 26th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,641 Views 2 Comments

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