Gilt Press Room: Press Releases

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. 

Gilt Groupe, Inc. Appoints Chris Ventry And Josh Peskowitz To Men's Full-Price Retail Site

New York, NY, September 8, 2011– Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, has appointed Chris Ventry General Manager of Gilt MAN, effective immediately. In this position, Ventry is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business including operations, merchandising and marketing for Gilt MAN. John Auerbach, who formerly held both the General Manager, Gilt MAN and President, Park & Bond positions, will continue to lead the Park & Bond team as President while Chris administers Gilt Man.

Gilt Taste Launch Wine Division

August 23, 2011 – New York, NY – Gilt Taste (, the new online culinary marketplace and interactive magazine from Gilt Groupe, announces the launch of its wine division today, featuring exclusive access to highly coveted bottles and wonderful stories about the people behind them. Gilt Taste, which debuted in beta in May, now offers a full-price wine marketplace with more than 50 exceptional and hard to find wines from California and France, many of which are exclusive to Gilt Taste.

Gilt Groupe, Inc. To Launch Facebook Retail Platform With Sales Across The Women's, Men’s, Home And Children’s Stores

New York, NY, August 22, 2011– Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, announces the launch of its Facebook Store. Supporting sales across the women's, men's, home and children's categories, the online store will offer products and partnerships unique to Facebook, as well as allow Facebook users to shop select sales before they are available on-site.

Gilt Taste Announces Collaboration With The Good Food Awards

August 18, 2011 – New York, NY – Gilt Taste (, the new online culinary marketplace and interactive magazine from Gilt Groupe, announced today its sponsorship of the second annual Good Food Awards. The Good Food Awards, a nonprofit program of San Francisco's Seedling Projects, honors the best artisanal foods, producers, and farmers who create delicious, authentic, sustainable products across eight categories: beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, coffee, pickles, preserves and spirits.

Gilt Groupe Announces Launch Of Men’s Luxury Retail Site Park & Bond

August 8, 2011. New York, New York — Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, announced today the launch of its standalone luxury retail site for men, PARK & BOND ( Built from the ground up to reflect the way men shop, PARK & BOND merges a curated selection of the world's best brands with a continuously updated mix of editorial content designed to give guys the inspiration and advice they need to look their best.

Gilt Groupe, Inc. Names Melissa Leibling-Goldberg Editorial Director For The Women's Category

New York, NY, July 28, 2011– Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, has named Melissa Liebling-Goldberg as Editorial Director for the women's category, effective immediately. In this position, Liebling-Goldberg is charged with expanding the Women's editorial voice and building strong, lasting partnerships in the category while producing dynamic content for the website. Liebling-Goldberg will report directly to Jyothi Rao, General Manager of Women's at Gilt GROUPE.

Gilt City Hamptons House To Open This August

July 27th, 2011—New York, NY—Gilt City, the leading online lifestyle destination for curated local offers and experiences, announces the Gilt City Hamptons House. This exclusive summer oasis will offer members access to one-of-a-kind events and programming from August 12 through Labor Day. Tickets are available today at

Banana Republic Launches Exclusive Offer With Gilt Groupe For The First-Ever “Mad Men” Series-Inspired Collection

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 – Banana Republic and AMC are extending their promotional marketing partnership for a third year to include the first-ever "Mad Men" series-inspired collection in all of Banana Republic's North American retail locations and online at beginning August 11, 2011. As part of this year's campaign, Banana Republic is partnering with Gilt Groupe, an innovative online shopping destination, as a means of reaching an even broader base of "Mad Men" fans.

Surf's Up! Gilt Groupe Partners With Cynthia Rowley, Quicksilver And World Champion Surfer Kelly Slater On A Summer Surf Event

New York, NY, July 19, 2011 – Gilt Groupe, an innovative online shopping destination, is thrilled to announce it's Surf's Up sale launching on July 20th with surf inspired products and experiences across all Gilt Groupe categories – Women's, Gilt MAN, Children's, Home, Taste, Jetsetter and Gilt CITY. In partnership with 10x ASP World Champion surfer Kelly Slater; surfer girl, fashion designer and co-founder Cynthia Rowley; and Quiksilver, the event includes swimsuits, wetsuits, beauty products, towels and boardshorts.