The IE Domain Registry (IEDR) has announced the names of ten Irish companies who will share its e-commerce website development fund of €100,000. The OPTIMISE fund will be shared equally among the ten recipients, each receiving €10,000 worth of technical and marketing expertise.
Irish consumers spent €2.96 billion online in 2010 according to research published earlier this week by Visa Europe. This represents an increase of 39% from 2009 figures, where an estimated €2.13 billion worth of purchases took place.
The IE Domain Registry (IEDR) has today launched a new e-commerce website development fund aimed at Irish small and medium enterprises (SMEs) called OPTIMISE. The fund is worth €100,000 in total and hopes to encourage Irish businesses to realise the potential of selling online.
PayPal, the world’s most popular online payments and money transfer service, have today announced that they’ve witnessed a three hundred percent increase in payments made on mobile devices during the official Christmas shopping season, when compared to the same period last year.