It can be rather intimidating to visit beauty counters but when it comes to choosing a new lipstick or a new mascara, there’s no better feeling. The entire scenario of the beauty industry has gone through a major overhaul and there’s nothing under the sun which is not available online. You can now shop for […]
In 1984, 72-year old Jane Snowball purchased from Tesco´s online service. She was the first ever online shopper. Over the years, e-commerce has grown showing no signs of slowing down, with worldwide retail e-commerce sales predicted to reach $4 trillion by 2020.
Online shopping is quickly replacing the practice of physically visiting a store and making purchases, as people lead busy lives and online shopping is convenient, safe and quick. Online shopping websites have also recognized customers’ love for discounts and good bargains, which is another aspect that has made it popular particularly amongst the millennial group. […]
When Sandra Twomey offered to buy a dress for her 15-year-old daughter Karen to celebrate the end of her Junior Cert exams, she thought it would be a simple transaction. That’s not how it turned out.
One of Britain’s biggest property owners has predicted the death of the traditional shop, as it warns that most physical stores on the high street will be wiped out by the relentless rise of online shopping.
Ireland sees strongest growth in online shopping of any EU country while reports of cross-border problems fall, writes Valerie Flynn
Fans of Billy bookcases who dread the thought of trudging through Ikea’s north Dublin superstore can breathe a sigh of relief: the Swedish home furnishing giant is promising to provide online shopping in Ireland in the coming weeks.