Wolfgang Digital’s Alan Coleman  says that on average 43 per cent of the revenue of the ecommerce companies who took part in their study is generated internationally. Photograph: Dave Keegan

The statistic that as much as 75 per cent of the money that people in Ireland spend online goes to overseas companies has been “doing the rounds” for (...)

Alan Coleman: The sturdy desktop still “punches above its weight” when it comes to purchases

Mobile traffic on Irish ecommerce sites may have surged 52 per cent last year, but consumers remain relatively hesitant to make transactions on mobile(...)

Peter Fitzgerald, sales director for Google UK, said there was no reason why Irish retailers couldn’t become major exporters and exploit opportunities in the fast-growing, mobile-driven $1 trillion ecommerce sector.

Google is holding an event for more than 150 advertisers and agencies in its Dublin headquarters today in a bid to convince Irish companies that they (...)