Gilt Press Room: Press Releases

Gilt Appoints Michelle Peluso As Chief Executive Officer

NEW YORK, December 6, 2012 – Gilt, www.gilt.com, today announced it has appointed Michelle Peluso as Chief Executive Officer, effective the end of February 2013. Ms. Peluso is currently the Global Consumer Chief Marketing and Internet Officer at Citigroup and has served on the Board of Directors of Gilt since October 2009. Kevin Ryan, Gilt's Founder and current CEO will become Chairman and Susan Lyne will become Vice-Chairman.

Gilt To Launch First Television Campaign

NEW YORK, November 12, 2012 – Gilt, the innovative online shopping destination, announced it will launch its first television campaign, starting today. The campaign will consist of two 30-second creative spots, which will air on national cable networks.

The first is a humorous spot, entitled "High Noon." It showcases two women in a tongue-in-cheek, high-fashion Western draw, both competing for a coveted pair of shoes set to go on sale on Gilt at noon EST.

Gilt Launches Donate Today, Save Tomorrow Program To Benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief Organizations

NEW YORK, November 12, 2012 – Gilt, along with a consortium of other leading companies, today announced the launch of the Donate Today, Save Tomorrow initiative. The effort will support economic recovery and aid residents and businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Gilt.com/give is the noncommercial site developed by Gilt for individuals to donate funds to the hurricane relief effort. In return for $25, $50 or $75 contributions, donors will receive a voucher for a discount of up to 50% off, or other offerings provided by participating merchants.

Gilt Promotes Jyothi Rao & Jason Goldberger

NEW YORK, September 20, 2012 – Gilt Groupe, the innovative online shopping destination, today announced that it has promoted Jyothi Rao to Executive Vice President of Fashion and Jason Goldberger to Executive Vice President of Home, Taste, Baby & Kids, and Business Development.

Gilt.com to Exclusively Offer a 2013 Jaguar XJL Ultimate Model with International Travel Experience

NEW YORK, N.Y. and MAHWAH, N.J., (September 20, 2012) – Gilt.com, an innovative online shopping experience, and luxury auto manufacturer Jaguar, announced a partnership today to sell the all-new 2013 Jaguar XJL Ultimate, in Polaris White exterior with Jet Black interior trim, on September 21 at 12pm ET on Gilt.com.

Gilt Baby & Kids Launches New Brand, Little Gilt

New York, September 17, 2012 — The online retailer Gilt.com is excited to announce the launch of their own collection for its Baby & Kids division: Little Gilt. The collection launches September 17, and will feature apparel and bedding for babies and kids. The first sale will feature 17 styles of baby apparel, ranging from onesies and footies to two-piece gift sets and bedding. Youth styles will launch later this year.

Gilt.com Unveils Redesigned Gilt on the Go App for iPhone & iPod Touch

New York, New York – August 22, 2012 - Gilt.com, the innovative online shopping destination, today announced the availability of the redesigned Gilt on the Go App for iPhone and iPod touch. The app features an all-new look and feel, updated product detail pages, and the ability for users to access their Wait List for the first time on mobile.

The new Gilt on the Go App creates a seamless Gilt.com shopping experience where members can shop all of their favorite items with the speed and simplicity they have become accustomed to on Gilt. 

Gilt Baby & Kids Exclusively Launches the My First Car Viktor&Rolf for Bugaboo

New York, New York, (August 21, 2012)- Gilt.com, the luxury online shopping destination, is proud to be the exclusive launch partner for the My First Car Viktor&Rolf for Bugaboo. This limited edition stroller will launch on Gilt Baby & Kids on August 22, 2012 before it is available anywhere else. 

Sarah Chubb Named President Of Gilt City

New York, NY—August 9, 2012— Gilt Groupe's luxury experience site, Gilt City, announced the appointment of Sarah Chubb as President of Gilt City. In this role, Chubb will be responsible for overseeing the strategy & operations of the seven hubs Gilt City operates in. Chubb will report to Andy Page, President of Gilt Groupe.

Gilt.com To Sell Three Fiat 500 Model Vehicles In One Day

New York, NY (July 24, 2012) – Gilt.com, an innovative online shopping experience, and the FIAT brand, announced a partnership to sell three Fiat 500 models in one day at three different times through a flash sale model. The sale will launch on Gilt.com on July 24th with the fashionable Fiat 500 by Gucci at 12pm ET, followed by the open-air freedom of the Fiat 500 Cabrio (500c) at 3pm ET and closing with the high-performance and limited production Fiat 500 Abarth at 9pm ET.

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