Are Irish businesses missing the online boat?

The development comes following a number of recent studies which show that while Irish consumers are spending heavily online, most are buying from international, rather than Irish, retailers.

From IrishTechNews*

Is your business offering the best possible service? With additional pressures now appearing where there's either free shipping to Ireland, or other solutions such as ParcelMotel (with shipping only costing €3.50 for any sized item from the UK!), it's time to be pro-active.

 

An amusing aside. We also have access to excellent delivery services - unlike in India where you can order a phone and receive a brick. and soap. (Link courtesy of Benedict Evans).

*Who I also never congratulated for winning the Winner of the "Best Science and Technology Site" at the Irish Web Awards 2014!