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Online Shopping Trends in Ireland

Written by: Bridgewest

Online-shopping-trends-in-Ireland.pngThe Irish consumer market is interested in purchasing various products and services through online platforms. Foreign investors who want to open a company in Ireland in the online sector should know that there is a high potential for development for e-businesses, as 25% of the Irish citizens who participated in a survey (from a total of 1,000 participants) declared that they have recently purchased various items through online services. Our team of company formation representatives in Ireland can assist investors with legal advice on how to open a website in this country. 

Online shopping in Ireland  

Investors who are interested in the procedure of company formation in Ireland for the online sector should know that they have to register a company following the general regulations available for other types of businesses, with the main difference that they will also need to register a website, through which they can address their products to the Irish consumers
Irish consumers are very interested in on-line purchases through their mobile phones. Also, it is important to know that the trends registered in social media have a great impact on the purchasing habits in Ireland
Investors who want to start an online business should take into consideration the below mentioned aspects, in order to maximize the capacity of their companies
mobile websites;
social media;
Big data;
secured platforms
Our team of company registration agents in Ireland can offer more details on the documents required when setting up an Irish website

Characteristics of the Irish online shopping  

At the moment, the Irish consumers consider that the main shopping device will be the mobile phone. A percentage of 48% of the respondents declared that they have completed online transactions via their mobile devices. Those interested in the procedure of company registration in Ireland should take into consideration such aspects when starting an e-business in this country. 
It is important to know that the retailers operating commercial activities related to groceries, clothing/footwear, have relevant business opportunities in the online sector. The latter represents a rather developed field, as 23% of the Irish consumers purchased such items through online platforms in the last year. 
Businessmen interested in finding out more details on the legal requirements to start an on-line business are invited to contact our team of company registration consultants in Ireland.