Internet and Catalog Retail
Company Overview of Gilt Groupe Inc.
Gilt Groupe Inc. is an online shopping destination for luxury goods in the United States. The company provides its members access to a range of merchandise that includes fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. It offers clothing, shoes, and accessories for men; and clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories, jewelry and watches, health and beauty products, and maternity wear for women. It also provides gear and equipment, feeding products, toys, games and books, furniture and decor, bedding and bath products, and maternity wear, as well as clothing, shoes, and accessories for babies and kids. In addition, the company offers furni...
2 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Founded in 2007
Key Executives for Gilt Groupe Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development
Chief Executive Officer of Gilt Japan & Gilt City Japan
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Gilt Groupe Inc. Key Developments
Gilt.com Appoints Clay Cowan as Chief Marketing Officer, Effective November 10, 2014
Oct 20 14
Gilt.com announced the appointment of Clay Cowan to Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Cowan will join Gilt on November 10, 2014, reporting to CEO Michelle Peulso. Mr. Cowan joins from Starwood Hotels and Resorts, where he serves as the SVP of Global Digital. In this role, he has responsibility for global strategy, management, and revenue, for digital channels, including web, mobile, digital marketing, and social. In managing Starwood's global digital business team, he oversees digital experiences for nine global brands and Starwood's SPG loyalty program in multiple languages and countries around the world. Prior to Starwood, Mr. Cowan was the Vice President of E-Commerce and Digital Marketing at Sports Authority.
Rue La La Reportedly For Sale; Attracts Interest From Gilt
Jul 29 14
Rue La La, Inc. is considering a sale of the company valuing it at $400 million, according to Reuters which cited people familiar with the matter. Gilt Groupe, Inc. is understood to be interested in the company.
Rue La La Reportedly Up For Slae
Jul 28 14
Rue La La, Inc. which counts eBay Inc. (NasdaqGS:EBAY) as an investor, is exploring a sale that could value Rue La La at around $400 million, people familiar with the matter said. Rue La La, which has attracted interest from Gilt Groupe, Inc. has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to advise a potential sale, the people said. Representatives for Rue La La and Gilt Groupe did not immediately respond to requests for comment. JPMorgan declined to comment.
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