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Midlands Businesses Receive €700,000 Boost To Set-Up Online

The Online Retail Scheme was aimed at helping companies build an online presence during the pandemic.

Almost €700,000  has been granted to midlands businesses to help them set-up online. 

Westmeath was the biggest beneficiary of the Online Retail Scheme receiving €447,000, while Laois got €112,000 and €119,000 was given out in Offaly. 

The aim of the initiative is to help businesses develop an online presence and customer base.

Managing Director of Burgess Department Store in Athlone, Rosie Boles says it was a lifesaver during lockdown:

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