Gilt Press Room: Press Releases

Gilt Groupe Announces Offering Of Its First Public API

New York, February 8, 2012 — Gilt Groupe is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its first Public Application Programming Interface, or API, enabling developers to build websites and applications that integrate Gilt data. This platform is offered in conjunction with the widespread rollout of a Gilt Groupe affiliate marketing program, which gives application programmers an opportunity to earn money by promoting Gilt's sales and products.

Gilt Groupe, Inc. Appoints Elizabeth Francis As Chief Marketing Officer

New York, February 3, 2012 - Gilt Groupe Inc., the innovative online shopping destination, announced that Elizabeth Francis has been named Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Ms. Francis joins the company this week and will report to Kevin Ryan, Founder and CEO. Ms. Francis will be responsible for the company's new customer generation and retention programs across all channels as well as creative direction, overall brand positioning, and research and analytics. Ms. Francis succeeds Alexis Maybank, a Founder of Gilt, who stepped in to lead as CMO six months ago. Ms.

Gilt Taste Launches On Flipboard For iPad

November 22, 2011 – New York, NY – Gilt Taste (, the new online culinary marketplace and interactive magazine from Gilt Groupe, announces its debut on Flipboard for iPad today. Gilt Taste on Flipboard is a new and beautiful way to discover and shop for food and wine from the world's best artisans, combining Gilt Taste's award-winning editorial content and online market with Flipboard's innovative social networking platform. Announces Global E-Commerce Offering

NEW YORK, November 8, 2011 -, the innovative online shopping destination, today announced that it is expanding its e-commerce offering to over 90 countries., a members-only site, pioneered "flash sales" in the United States in 2007, and starting today consumers all over the world will be able to access's daily selection of sought-after designer products—many at insider prices and up to 60% off retail. Additionally, international customers can take advantage of free shipping for a limited time.

Gilt City, A Subsidiary Of Gilt Groupe, Acquires Assets Of

New York, NY—November 2, 2011—Gilt Groupe's leading luxury experience site, Gilt City, is acquiring assets of the daily deal site BuyWithMe. This acquisition accelerates Gilt City's footprint in the regions where the two companies overlap. The transaction also gives our new members access to all of Gilt's offerings, including women's, men's and children's apparel and accessories, home décor, travel experiences and gourmet food and wine.

Google Offers To Partner With Luxury Experience Site Gilt City

San Francisco, CA—October 27th, 2011—The Gilt Groupe's leading local experience site Gilt City announces its partnership with Google as part of the Google Offers expanded deal service. Google Offers will now feature Gilt City's weekly experiences on its website, mobile app, and email distribution to subscribers. 

Gilt Home Unveils New Shopping Experience

October 18, 2011, New York, New York – Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, unveiled its newly redesigned home site, Gilt Home, today. The expansion of Gilt Home will introduce a completely revamped site including original shelter content and boutiques curated by renowned interior designers. In addition, the site offers four ways to shop: daily flash sales, "shoppable" editorial features, curated collections by top designers, and luxury collections. 

Gilt Groupe, Inc. Launches Gilt Luck On Facebook Mobile

New York, NY, October 11, 2011– Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, is launching its newest shopping mobile application, Gilt Luck, on October 10, 2011. Available only through Facebook's mobile apps or mobile site, Gilt Luck will be accessible across various mobile devices including iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets, making Gilt Luck available to anyone with a Facebook account.

Gilt Groupe, Inc. Promotes Andy Page From Chief Financial Officer To President

New York, NY— October 5, 2011, Gilt Groupe Inc., the innovative online shopping destination, today announced that Andrew Page has been promoted to the role of President from Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Page will report directly to Kevin Ryan, Founder and CEO. In his new position, Mr. Page will have operational responsibilities for Gilt's various business units, including Women's, Gilt MAN, Gilt Children, Gilt Home, Gilt Taste, Park & Bond, and Gilt City.

Gilt City Acquires Luxury Dining Booking Engine DinePrivate.Com

NEW YORK, NY—October 3rd, 2011—Gilt City, the leading online site for luxury services and experiences, has acquired fine-dining booking engine Co-founded by acclaimed restaurateur Joe Bastianich and Jeff Zalaznick, enable consumers to research and book private dining rooms throughout New York City. Joe Bastianich will join Gilt City as a Private Dining & Restaurant Advisor to curate the most memorable dining experiences for Gilt City members.