Gilt Press Room: Press Releases

Gilt Taste Honored With Four International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards

April 4, 2012 – New York, NY – In its first year of eligibility, Gilt Taste (, the online culinary magazine and marketplace from Gilt Groupe, was honored with four prestigious awards at the 34th annual International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards held on Monday, April 2, 2012 in New York City.

Brian Atwood Launches His First-Ever Handbag Collection on

New York, NY (March 28, 2012) –, an innovative online shopping experience, and famed women's shoe designer Brian Atwood announced a partnership to launch Atwood's first-ever handbag collection on March 28, 2012. is the exclusive retail destination to purchase Brian Atwood's handbag collection for the complete first season.

Infiniti Joins With Gilt Groupe to Sell an All-New 2013 JX35 Luxury Crossover at Half Off Retail Price with Full Retail Value Being Donated to Charity

NEW YORK (March 12, 2012) –Today at noon, an all-new, fully equipped 2013 Infiniti JX luxury crossover will be sold to a lucky member for $27,425, half off its retail price of $54,850. The real winner will be Coaches vs. Cancer®, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches, as plans to donate the full retail value of the car to this special organization.

SummerQAmp Movement to Create Internships at Leading Tech Companies

NEW YORK – March 7, 2012 – Today marks the launch of SummerQAmp, a nationwide initiative to train a new workforce in high-tech skills and help create tech jobs for American youth. It was developed as a commitment to the White House's Summer Jobs+ initiative, a call to action for businesses, non-profits and government to work together to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth this summer.

Gilt Groupe, Inc. and Klout Partner to Offer First-of-its-Kind Reward to Users

New York, New York, March 5, 2012 - Gilt Groupe Inc., the innovative online shopping destination, announced today an exclusive partnership with Klout, the standard for influence. Through this first-of-its-kind partnership, Gilt members and Klout users can use their influence to receive a percentage off of their purchase that matches their Klout Score – for example, if your Klout Score is 81-100, you could receive up to 100 percent off of your purchase.

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.