The European Commission’s €13bn Apple tax ruling is effectively the largest corporate tax fine in history. Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty

What’s the most uncontested space in Irish politics? Our 12.5 per cent corporation tax. The policy – announced by former Labour finance minister Ruair(...)

 Grafton Street in Dublin’s city centre.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For years now, every single time, Pricewatch has written about the immense challenges facing bricks and mortar shops forced to compete with online sel(...)

A view of a quiet Grafton Street in Dublin amid the Covid-19 lockdown. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Covid-19 crisis has caused massive disruption in many industries, but particularly hard hit are the hospitality and retail sectors, both of which (...)

Wolfgang Digital chief executive Alan Coleman: ‘We can only imagine what the future holds.’

Purchases on smartphones now make up more than half of ecommerce revenues, according to a new study by Wolfgang Digital. Mobiles have shaken off the(...)

 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(...)

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