SMEs are the main player in the economic development of a country and also the main source of support the GDP. Joining to the EU area increased visibility of Romanian retail market thereby increasing the internal competitiveness. Thus, SMEs in Romania face the digital divide and the effect of competitive pressure from both outside and from SMEs that have adopted ICT. Adoption of ICT helps companies to develop new business opportunities, reduce costs and minimizing the competitive pressure. Therefore, this paper will present the effects of ICT adopting in SMEs and involvement of local and global competition.