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#Online Shopping

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam
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# Scam

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam

Jan 18th 2021, 5:50 PM 67,275 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí are aware of a scam in which people are asked to pay additional cost for customs clearance.

Minister warns public about potential extra charges when online shopping on UK websites
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Minister warns public about potential extra charges when online shopping on UK websites

Jan 6th 2021, 6:45 AM 23,347 Views 40 Comments

The main concerns for consumers are the possibility of additional costs.

Banking federation warns customers to be 'extra vigilant' of online scams in lead-up to Christmas
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Banking federation warns customers to be 'extra vigilant' of online scams in lead-up to Christmas

Nov 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,117 Views 4 Comments

Figures from the BPFI show €22m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

Poll: Are you doing more online shopping than normal during the Covid-19 crisis?
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Poll: Are you doing more online shopping than normal during the Covid-19 crisis?

Apr 11th 2020, 9:42 AM 36,078 Views 51 Comments

Many businesses have seen a large increase in online shopping.

Tesco said it is now prioritising the elderly and those most in need for online shopping
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Tesco said it is now prioritising the elderly and those most in need for online shopping

Apr 8th 2020, 7:15 PM 49,026 Views 35 Comments

The firm said that the changes have already resulted in over 2,000 more deliveries for over 65 customers.

Contactless payment limit will increase to €50 next week, as cash transactions drop by 20%
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Contactless payment limit will increase to €50 next week, as cash transactions drop by 20%

Mar 28th 2020, 3:17 PM 32,020 Views 81 Comments

Banks have also warned the public not to be tricked into giving out their pin number online.

Spending might be up over Christmas, but Irish retailers are still facing challenges
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# Retail And Services

Spending might be up over Christmas, but Irish retailers are still facing challenges

Jan 10th 2020, 12:02 PM 462 Views 0 Comments

Increased trade doesn’t quite match economic growth, as consumers habits continue to evolve.

Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise
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# Green Christmas

Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise

Dec 1st 2019, 11:00 AM 12,375 Views 12 Comments

Want to avoid giant retailers and go green this Christmas? It’ll take a little bit of extra research – but it is possible.

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help
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# Shopping

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help

Nov 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 5,323 Views 6 Comments

It is expected that around €250m will be spent by Irish shoppers today.

Poll: Do you shop more online or in-store?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you shop more online or in-store?

Sep 30th 2019, 9:31 AM 22,319 Views 41 Comments

Forever 21 has become the latest high-profile chain to file for bankruptcy.

Consumers warned about how Brexit could impact online shopping
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Consumers warned about how Brexit could impact online shopping

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 21,390 Views 18 Comments

One of the main rights consumers have when they buy online from an EU-based retailer is to return an item and receive a refund.

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit
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# Brexit Planning

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit

Jul 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 13,928 Views 48 Comments

An updated action plan on a no-deal Brexit was discussed at Cabinet today.

Paddy's Day attire? Here's what ASOS thinks we should be wearing to celebrate the occasion
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

Paddy's Day attire? Here's what ASOS thinks we should be wearing to celebrate the occasion

Mar 6th 2019, 5:21 PM 13,260 Views 2 Comments

And no, it’s not leprechaun hats.

How ASOS is leading the way when it comes to inclusivity
# Big Boobs
# Big Boobs

How ASOS is leading the way when it comes to inclusivity

Dec 11th 2018, 2:00 PM 4,946 Views 0 Comments

Big busted ladies, rejoice!

9 signs that you enjoy online shopping a bit too much
# Confessions Of A Shopaholic
# Confessions Of A Shopaholic

9 signs that you enjoy online shopping a bit too much

Aug 18th 2018, 11:02 AM 4,506 Views 2 Comments

Someone please teach me about willpower and budgeting.

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online
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# Stick To The Knitting

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online

Apr 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 31,187 Views 14 Comments

Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.

10 simple reasons why so many of us absolutely despise online shopping
# Down With Online Shopping
# Down With Online Shopping

10 simple reasons why so many of us absolutely despise online shopping

Mar 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 4,556 Views 0 Comments

We need instant gratification.

Online shopping is going to become a lot cheaper thanks to a new EU law
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# New Rules

Online shopping is going to become a lot cheaper thanks to a new EU law

Feb 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 94,764 Views 62 Comments

You will no longer be redirected to a company’s Irish or UK store.

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it
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# Sorting Centre

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:00 AM 8,411 Views 9 Comments

Step inside the Dublin Mail Centre.

Gardaí warn shoppers to be vigilant after UK footage of parcel theft
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Gardaí warn shoppers to be vigilant after UK footage of parcel theft

Dec 2nd 2017, 4:40 PM 34,527 Views 53 Comments

A homeowner in Surrey had installed a doorbell camera that filmed the theft of a parcel delivered to his house.

So many people could relate to the comically long pair of trousers this woman bought online
# We Might Be Giants
# We Might Be Giants

So many people could relate to the comically long pair of trousers this woman bought online

Nov 26th 2017, 9:00 AM 11,061 Views 1 Comment

Too long by half.

Wrapping waste used in online deliveries has increased by 28% - report
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# Repak

Wrapping waste used in online deliveries has increased by 28% - report

Nov 24th 2017, 12:59 PM 7,822 Views 31 Comments

Repak wants online retailers to contribute to recycling efforts being made here in Ireland.

8 ways we *should* be able to search for clothes to buy online
# Help Us
# Help Us

8 ways we *should* be able to search for clothes to buy online

Nov 19th 2017, 6:00 PM 5,907 Views 1 Comment

TELL US IF THEY HAVE POCKETS.

19 situations you'll recognise if you're slightly addicted to online shopping
# Saved Items
# Saved Items

19 situations you'll recognise if you're slightly addicted to online shopping

Jun 4th 2017, 6:00 PM 6,282 Views 0 Comments

So many parcels you forget ordering.

Loads of women are having the exact same (hilarious) problem with this Pretty Little Thing top
# Tight Squeeze
# Tight Squeeze

Loads of women are having the exact same (hilarious) problem with this Pretty Little Thing top

May 24th 2017, 8:38 AM 17,083 Views 6 Comments

Great, ANOTHER unrealistic body standard for women: Pea-sized heads.

15 online shopping fails that are almost painful to look at
# Dress Disasters
# Dress Disasters

15 online shopping fails that are almost painful to look at

Apr 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,768 Views 0 Comments

Oh hell no.

Poll: Where do you do most of your shopping?
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# Your Say

Poll: Where do you do most of your shopping?

Feb 6th 2017, 9:53 AM 21,438 Views 53 Comments

Do you prefer going online or in store?

18 Christmas shopping mistakes we make every single year
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

18 Christmas shopping mistakes we make every single year

Dec 9th 2016, 1:18 PM 7,937 Views 6 Comments

“That shadowy place is Penneys, Simba, You must never go there.”

Ireland wants the EU to make shopping online as cheap as the rest of Europe
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# Geoblocking

Ireland wants the EU to make shopping online as cheap as the rest of Europe

Nov 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 12,987 Views 23 Comments

Mary Mitchell-O’Connor was in Brussels yesterday saying that geo-blocking must be tackled.

Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage
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Most consumer complaints are about flight cancellations and lost luggage

Aug 31st 2016, 6:00 AM 7,898 Views 3 Comments

People also had issues with electrical goods, online services and car rental.

This woman ordered a doormat online and it certainly didn't meet her expectations
# Buyer Beware
# Buyer Beware

This woman ordered a doormat online and it certainly didn't meet her expectations

Jul 21st 2016, 6:17 PM 12,732 Views 0 Comments

Ah here.

Inter-county player stole €28,000 from her boss for online shopping
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# Credit Cards

Inter-county player stole €28,000 from her boss for online shopping

Jul 19th 2016, 6:09 PM 90,394 Views 53 Comments

Dinah Loughlin has since repaid the money.

Explainer: So what do the EU's new plans for online shopping mean for you?
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# Geoblock Rockin'

Explainer: So what do the EU's new plans for online shopping mean for you?

May 26th 2016, 5:15 PM 21,887 Views 63 Comments

The aim is to ensure all EU citizens access the same services and prices, regardless of where they’re based.

This woman ordered spring flowers and the supermarket sent spring onions instead
# Substitute
# Substitute

This woman ordered spring flowers and the supermarket sent spring onions instead

Mar 3rd 2016, 8:35 AM 3,293 Views 2 Comments

The scourge of the substituted item.

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers
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# High Street

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers

Dec 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 18,559 Views 22 Comments

Footfall is down, but spending is up.

So what do you need to know before shopping online?
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# Safety First

So what do you need to know before shopping online?

Nov 21st 2015, 7:40 AM 18,622 Views 9 Comments

While it is more prevalent than ever before, it’s important to take the necessary precautions before buying anything.

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead
# With The Fishes
# With The Fishes

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead

Nov 5th 2015, 2:52 PM 5,197 Views 2 Comments

Come for the fish, stay for the contagious laughter.

9 ways Verified by Visa is ruining lives every day
# Rage Blackout
# Rage Blackout

9 ways Verified by Visa is ruining lives every day

Nov 3rd 2015, 9:30 PM 11,882 Views 10 Comments

Cause of death: Verified by Visa.

Buying online? Here's what you'll be charged if you're importing from outside the EU
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# Hidden Costs

Buying online? Here's what you'll be charged if you're importing from outside the EU

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:01 AM 85,420 Views 26 Comments

Online shoppers have been warned to watch out for import duties and dodgy websites.

The Irish kings of online 'mystery shoppers' now with $20m in their coffers
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# Clicks Not Bricks

The Irish kings of online 'mystery shoppers' now with $20m in their coffers

Oct 20th 2015, 2:14 PM 21,481 Views 1 Comment

Clavis Insight was founded in 2008. Soon it will employ 300 people worldwide.

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