Grafton Street in Dublin.  Our shopping areas are still somewhat less homogenised than in Britain, where almost every street seems to have the same chains and brands

By rights Irish retailers should be celebrating like it’s 2006. The economy is basically one big house party. Yet, retailers – transfixed by the comp(...)

Ecommerce “rewards are there”, says Alan Coleman, chief executive of Wolfgang Digital. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The most successful Irish ecommerce retailers outshine their rivals at attracting return visits to their websites and are more likely to have had cust(...)

Wolfgang Digital chief executive Alan Coleman: The digital duopoly of Google and Facebook ‘make it really easy for advertisers to spend their money’.

The “relentless” growth of the online economy continued in 2017 with Irish ecommerce sites in Ireland showing a 45 per cent surge in revenues, a new s(...)

AP McCoy will talk to Paddy Power at the One-Zero 2017 conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Monday, October 16th Results: Kuehne and Nagel, Netflix. Indicators: Irish goods exports and imports (Aug); Euro zone balance of trade (Aug). Tuesd(...)

Wolfgang Digital chief executive Alan Coleman: ecommerce page load times are “shockingly high”.

Google is still the central player in ecommerce and the “window to the web” for consumers, but an analysis of Irish ecommerce traffic by the “digital (...)

Alan Coleman, chief executive of Wolfgang Digital: the marketing agency’s study found  the online economy grew at nine times the rate of Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP)

The surge in online shopping shows no signs of tapering off just yet. Revenues at Irish ecommerce sites grew 45 per cent in 2016 for the second consec(...)

Wolfgang Digital chief executive Alan Coleman: Facebook “seriously underperforms” when it comes to generating ecommerce revenue.

Google still delivers more than two-thirds of traffic and revenue to Irish ecommerce sites, but Facebook’s influence on consumer purchasing behaviour(...)

Suzanne McElligott, chief executive of IAB Ireland

Native advertising, or ads that mimic the appearance of website or app content, has been identified as a potential revenue saviour for Irish digital p(...)

Alan Coleman, founder and chief executive of Wolfgang Digital: his marketing agency found the top performing e-commerce websites in 2015 got more than half of their traffic from mobile devices. Photograph: Dave Keegan

Momentum continues to swing towards online shopping. Online revenue at Irish e-commerce websites increased 45 per cent year in 2015, with traffic to s(...)

Mobile accounts for 37 per cent of traffic to Irish e-commerce sites, says Wolfgang Digital . Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Traffic to Irish e-commerce websites increased 28 per cent year on year in the second quarter, with mobile’s share of traffic leaping while tablet’s s(...)

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