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    • 35% of businesses currently accept social commerce, with a further 26% planning to accept it in 2020
    • A third of social shoppers purchase via social platforms on weekly basis
    • Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are most popular platforms for social shopping
    • More than a third of consumers would not buy through social platforms, with security and trust the biggest concerns

    According to PayPal’s Global mCommerce Report*, 61% of businesses are expected to embrace social commerce in 2020. The global survey, carried out by Ipsos for PayPal, involved 22,000 consumers and 4,602 businesses across the world.

    14 Feb 2020
  • New PayPal research finds UK businesses going social – but are they moving quickly enough?

    From firing out messages on Snapchat to sharing our lives on Facebook and Instagram, there’s no denying social media plays an ever-increasing role in our daily lives. Yet, according to new...

    20 Nov 2019
    • Cash and ‘old’ banking methods frustrate efforts to pay back family and friends
    • Research reveals 300,000 people have fallen out with family and friends over unpaid debts
    • PayPal’s Louise Phelan declares war on cash by scrapping fees for Euro transfers in Ireland
    • PayPal has more than 1 million active accounts in Ireland

    PayPal has scrapped its fees for Euro money transfers between friends and family in Ireland to encourage more consumers to turn away from cash and embrace faster mobile payments.

    19 Sep 2019
    • New PayPal study finds Irish online shoppers spent an estimated €2.7BN overseas in past 12 months
    • 84% of online shoppers made a purchase from an international website
    • 1-in-5 Irish online shoppers made purchases exclusively on websites based outside of Ireland
    • PayPal urges Irish businesses to set their sights on the soon-to-be €10BN ecommerce market

    The number of Irish consumers shopping at international online stores exceeds the number of domestic online shoppers in Ireland, according to new PayPal research.

    30 Aug 2018
  • New research from PayPal reveals China is the most popular cross-border online shopping destination for global online shoppers

    Today PayPal and Ipsos released their third annual cross-border commerce report. The global insights research, which investigated the online domestic and cross-border shopping habits of more than 28,0...

    15 Nov 2016
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