Since the first commercial desktop in 1965 the world, including Ireland has come a long way. For entertainment, work, shopping and browsing for products you may buy, the internet is many peoples first stop. ITU says that in 2000 Ireland’s internet population was 20.9%. ITU’s report for 2010 paints a different picture, a whopping 65.8% of Ireland are on the internet.
If so many people choose to use the internet some companies have been able to flourish and change their business models due to the use of e-commerce website. A great example is the way Ryanair have automated their whole booking process. Having said that some businesses have also held back from moving part of their business online, and you would have to wonder why when there is such an opportunity. Here are some companies who have used the internet to their advantage.
Top 25 Irish e-commerce websites
( alexa.com sep 2010)
2. Aer Lingus.com
5. o2 online
Top 25 Visited sites in Ireland
(Alexa.com oct 2012)
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