This site uses cookies to provide you with a more responsive and personalised service. By using this site you agree to our use of cookies. Please read our PRIVACY POLICY for more information on the cookies we use and how to delete or block them.
  • COVID-19 Online Retail Scheme
Expert commentary:

COVID-19 Online Retail Scheme

17 September 2020

Enterprise Ireland have announced a fund of €5.5m for Irish Retailers who wish to achieve a steep change in their online capability.

Successful applicants will be awarded funding to support a maximum of 80% of the project eligible costs with a maximum grant of €40,000. BDO Digital Consulting have hands-on experience working with the Online Retail Scheme supporting Irish Retailers to grow their business locally and globally.

Applications for the EI Online Retail Scheme funding are invited through a public call for submission of projects.

  • Call Open date: Now open
  • Call Close date: Monday 28th September 2020 at 3pm.

Our team of experts can help your retail business. At BDO, we know how to design, develop and enhance your company's capability to use eCommerce. Our expertise and capabilities means we know how to leverage online as an effective channel for customer acquisition, market expansion and cost efficiency goals.

BDO Digital Consulting are hosting a webinar on Monday, 21st September at 12 noon, to show you step-by-step how to transform your online capability and how to use th EI Online Retail Scheme to enhance your business.

Click below to register and find out more.


What can we do for you

The Covid-19 Retail grant aims to support the following activities:

  1. Developing an ecommerce strategy for your business
  2. Developing your message and brand strategy for promotion through your website and social media channels
  3. Audit and analysis of your existing website and develop best in class user experiences
  4. Planning and execution of content marketing to grow your awareness in export markets
  5. Implementation of software solutions to bring process efficiencies to your retail business.
  6. Expert consultancy and hands-on support in the execution of the above (1-5)
  7. Training and upskilling of your internal team in best practice digital marketing techniques

DOWNLOAD our brochure below to find out more about eligibility, reasons to apply and how BDO can help you.