US based online shopping website Gilt said today that they will be increasing their investment in Irish operations and intend on creating a new Platform Innovation Centre in Dublin. The company first established and Irish base in 2011 and currently employ more than 150 people in Dublin and Limerick.

The project is being  supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland CEO of Gilt Michelle Peluso explained: “Our Irish technology team has been instrumental in further developing Gilt’s core ecommerce platform, bringing a combination of engineering discipline, innovation and a passion for quality that is rare.