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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...

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