First of all, I’d like to wish you all a very happy Easter!
I came across this announcement on the website of IDA.
19/04/2011Gilt Groupe Establishes International HQ in Ireland with creation of 100 – 200 jobs
Leading lifestyle e-commerce retailer establishes Software Development Centre in Dublin
Customer Support Centre to open in Limerick in September
Limerick and Dublin – Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD announced today that Gilt Groupe, an innovative online shopping destination, has established its International Headquarters and Software Development Centre in Dublin and will also open a Customer Support Centre in Limerick. The company anticipates it will create between 100 and 200 jobs in the next couple of years with the support of IDA Ireland. This marks the first European operation for the company, and the company hopes to see strong growth in the region over the coming years.
Gilt Groupe is establishing a Customer Support Centre in Limerick and will locate its International HQ and Software Development Centre in Dublin. Recruitment will commence for senior software engineering and technology roles in Dublin immediately to own and accelerate some of the Company’s most critical product development projects. It is anticipated that Gilt Groupe’s Customer Support Centre will be operational in Limerick by September. It is envisaged that employment will be split equally between the two sites.
Gilt Groupe, www.gilt.com, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its over 3.5 million members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day, many at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands, including fashion for women, men and children, home décor, hotels and travel experiences on every continent, and unique activities in a growing list of cities and destinations.
Enjoy those Easter Eggs, wherever they have come from in your part of the world!