Sunday December 8, 2019

Irish Black Friday shoppers to spend €100 million

14 per cent of Irish SMEs have online initiatives planned for the festive season

26th November, 2015
Irish shoppers are expected to spend 100 million on Black Friday sales Credit: Bloomberg

Only 35 per cent of Irish small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can process payments online and only 42 per cent can take sales orders online, according to new research by the IE Domain Registry.

Irish shoppers are expected to spend €100 million – or €4 million an hour – on the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday. But only 14 per cent of Irish SMEs have online initiatives planned.

Recent research by Webloyalty found that 1...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Patient advocates are unhappy with the latest report on the national cervical screening programme and want further reviews, but some medical experts say resources would be better used elsewhere

Susan Mitchell | 11 hours ago

Britain’s so-called ‘election of a generation’ is as muddled and confused as the Brexit debate that preceded it. On the ground in a number of constituencies, it proves difficult to take the temperature of this strangest of political contests

Susan O'Keeffe | 11 hours ago

Undisclosed pay deals, secret pensions and underpayment of tax are just some of the problems left by John Delaney, as last week’s press conference revealed that the FAI has a long road ahead of it

Róisín Burke | 11 hours ago