Surviving the online frontier

In the internet age, a local firm can sell to the whole world, but as Irish retailers have found, it takes more than a webpage to do business online

25th January, 2015
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Grace O’Sullivan and Ellen Weber founders of Glitz n’ Pieces Picture: Bryan Meade

The web offers small businesses ready access to a vast marketplace, but for some, the sheer scale of this unprecedented opportunity is proving a daunting prospect.

As growing numbers of consumers and businesses opt to go online to find products and services, we talk to three small Irish businesses about how they have cracked the online retail code.

As one half of the duo behind one of Ireland’s best-known and longest established e-retailers, Michael Crean...

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