Press Release

June 6, 2018

International Retail Solutions company E3 Retail to establish a Software Development & Sales Centre in Sligo, creating 40 jobs

6th June, 2018 - Sligo.  International Retail Solutions company E3 Retail announced today it is to establish a Software Development and Sales Centre in Sligo to support the development and localisation of its retail solutions platform and architecture based on a cloud utility (“pay as you go”) model.

The project is supported by the Government through IDA Ireland, with E3 Retail planning to create 40+ jobs in 5 years.  This includes key roles such as Technical Director, Marketing, and a new software development team (senior full stack cloud developers, cloud data storage architects, .net core and Angular 5+ UI developers, QA analysts, DevOps).

 
 From left to right:    Allan Mulrooney,  Regional Business Development Executive, North West Region, IDA Ireland,  John Nugent , Regional Business Development Manager, North West Region, IDA Ireland, Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation,  Heather Humphreys TD ,  Barry Henderson , E3 Retail COO and co-founder,  Chris Henderson  of E3 Retail,  Kathleen Bohan , Project Executive, Emerging Business Division, IDA Ireland &  Kevin Carroll , Manager, Emerging Business Division, IDA Ireland.

From left to right: Allan Mulrooney, Regional Business Development Executive, North West Region, IDA Ireland, John Nugent, Regional Business Development Manager, North West Region, IDA Ireland, Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, Barry Henderson, E3 Retail COO and co-founder, Chris Henderson of E3 Retail, Kathleen Bohan, Project Executive, Emerging Business Division, IDA Ireland & Kevin Carroll, Manager, Emerging Business Division, IDA Ireland.

The company will initially locate in the Innovation Centre in Sligo IT. 

Speaking at today’s announcement, E3 Retail’s Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder Barry Henderson said: “After working with the IDA to evaluate the technical talent in Ireland and appreciating the wonderful community spirit alive in Sligo, we are both honoured and excited to create a new centre in Sligo.   We look forward to expanding our global technology team, as we concurrently look to expand our product offerings and consulting services into Europe.”

Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD welcomed the announcement, saying “I am delighted that E3 Retail will establish a Software Development and Sales Centre in Sligo. This will result in the creation of over 40 highly skilled jobs over the next 5 years. The Government is strongly committed to providing a pro-business, pro-enterprise environment for all businesses, both foreign and indigenous, in regional locations. Announcements like this tell us that our plan is working and I would like to warmly welcome E3 Retail to Ireland and Sligo.”

IDA Ireland’s CEO Martin Shanahan said: “This software development project by E3 Retail is a terrific and very welcome investment for Sligo and the North West Region, given IDA Ireland’s strategic objective to win more high value projects for the Region. The 40 jobs being created will be a significant boost to the local economy. It will also act as an important reference seller for Sligo and the region, demonstrating that Tech companies such as E3 Retail and Overstock, who established in 2013, can find the skilled staff they need to base their operations here.   I wish Barry and his team every success.”

E3 Retail is hosting a walk-in information session  this Saturday, June 9th from 2-4 pm at the Building Block in Sligo for those interested in learning more about the new roles.

About the company

Founded in 1993, E3 Retail is a privately held company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.   E3 Retail also has sales and development centres in San Diego, California and New Delhi, India.   The company provides innovative, omni-channel retail solutions to the enterprise.   E3 Retail’s product offering includes store systems solutions (Point-of-Sale, Mobile POS, Cash Management, Inventory Movement, etc.) as well as a vast selection of Cloud based enterprise solutions for Complex Pricing/Promotions Management, Returns Management, Enterprise Reporting, Product Relationship Management, Universal Sales Basket / Data Exchange Manager, CRM Integration, Enterprise Data Maintenance, and Enterprise Data Movement.

Historically, E3 Retail has serviced large Tier 1 retailers in North America and Asia with traditional in-house infrastructure and data centre size technologies.   With advancements in horizontal cloud technologies, E3 Retail has expanded its service offerings to include SaaS models for additional retail segments and organisations who need more advanced features and capabilities without the burden of managing or supporting additional IT infrastructure.

E3 Retail was rated among the top twenty most promising retail technology solution providers in 2016 by CIO Review.

For more information/to apply for the new roles go to: www.collinsmcnicholas.ie/e3-retail/

 

Contact:

Ellen Lynch

Regional Communications, Press & PR Executive

IDA Ireland

087 4112084

ellen.lynch@ida.ie