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Nextag headquarters for Drogheda

Story by John Donohoe

Thursday, 8th November, 2012 9:30am

Nextag headquarters  for Drogheda

Fergus O'Dowd

Nextag Inc, the largest independent comparison shopping company and part of the Wize Commerce Shopping Network, is setting up its new international headquarters in Drogheda. The announcement has been made by IDA Ireland and Fergus O'Dowd, Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, and TD for Louth and east Meath.

Nextag currently operates web sites in nine countries across the globe, in some of the fastest growing e-commerce markets.

Nextag is currently recruiting staff from the local region to work at the headquarters in Drogheda, home to a dynamic and growing talent base of technology and e-commerce professionals.

Minister O'Dowd said: "The announcement that Nextag Inc is establishing its international headquarters in Drogheda with the creation of a number of internet commerce related jobs is another vote of confidence for the area and great news for Ireland. With the support of the IDA, we are proving to be the perfect place for US-based technology companies to locate their International operations".

The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland, the Government agency responsible for the attraction and development of foreign investment in Ireland.

IDA Ireland understands the company will create up to 125 positions over the next 5 years.

Nextag is part of a growing network of shopping sites around the world operated by Wize Commerce a global leader in online monetization and traffic acquisition technology to support e-commerce.