Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Online Shopping

All time
# google shopping
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
SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app
Now you can do your weekly shop from your smartphone.
# eCommerce
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.
# Shopping
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.
# cyber monday
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
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.
# 29 Days To Go
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.
# Digital
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.
# Back To School
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.
# Digital Hub
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.
# Jobswatch
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.
# Online Shopping
Marks & Spencer launches Irish website
Clothes and homeware for sale but no food.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# eCommerce
More Irish people now shopping online - survey
Those living in Dublin are more likely to look to the net for a bargain.
# electronic payments
How Europeans shop and pay is 'radically changing'
With more than 700 million payment cards in use throughout the EU – and the number of smartphone owners increasing – the European Commission is seeking ways to reduce obstacles to electronic commerce.
# Christmas Shopping
Irish shoppers to spend over €250m online this Christmas
Today is the busiest day for online shopping over the Christmas period according to research.
# Social Media
Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table
A new study has found that some big brands have no social media features on their eCommerce sites at all, while others, like HMV, Amazon and Irish site Elverys are making the most of the likes of Facebook and Twitter.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Our daily wrap-up of what’s been going on – including a tongue-in-cheek tour of a certain house in Abbottabad…
# Online Shopping
Irish people spent a whopping €3bn online in 2010
Visa Europe says online purchases are up by 39 per cent on last year, as more people begin to trust online shopping.