Posts Tagged ‘Gilt Groupe’

Poppin Raises $6M, Plans To Officially Launch in Summer 2012

As the local economy starts to recover, so does the e-commerce industry. Online shopping startups have seen a big jump in terms of number, funding, sales and market share. Topping this long list is Gilt Groupe with $218M in funding to date. Others also grabbed serious financial backing including Fab.com with $48M and Chloe + [...]

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Kevin Ryan Says Gilt Groupe Is In Great Shape

On Friday, Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan opened up to Ilya Marritz for a rare interview. The resulting material reveals a few interesting details about himself and his company. Gilt Groupe have gotten a lot of mileage here at NY Tech Blog and for good reason. For starters, it’s a fast growing company in the [...]

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The Really Strange Implosion Of BuyWithMe

Given the fact that the tech scene is pretty young, case studies aren’t really called for. But wait, because the tragedy of BuyWithMe (hey that rhymed) should serve as a lesson for anyone in the trenches. In fact, it would make a pretty good case study. In an earlier post, BuyWithMe’s woes were recounted in [...]

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Gilt Groupe Reaches Out To The Gentleman Demographic

Through a beta site called Park & Bond. Not sure who exactly those guys are, but ‘the new shopping destination for the well dressed man’ does wonders to diversify the Gilt Groupe empire. Gilt Groupe really deserves all the praise it’s been getting. While online fashion retail isn’t exactly at the cutting edge, Gilt Groupe [...]

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Everyone Rejoice! The Startup Renaissance Is In Full Swing

Thanks to several factors, among them the availability of VC cash and the awareness of there being an energetic trend in full swing, everyone is going gaga over the tech scene. This mood is accurately captured in Courtney Boyd Myer’s new article for The Next Web. In it, the factors and unique characteristics of the [...]

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David Zucker Is The Marketing Iron Man At Gilt Groupe

In case you didn’t know, David Zucker is the CMO of Gilt Groupe. The marketing exec has his hands full nurturing the posh online retailer’s three million plus userbase, who are on track to earn Gilt Groupe some $400 million in revenues this year. This staggering amount is reached (and perhaps eventually surpassed) thanks to [...]

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Gilt Groupe Just Gobbled Up Decorati

What happens when a platform for homeowners to access designers is acquired by a bastion of online luxury commerce? Gilt Groupe’s Susan Lyne thinks her company’s purchase of the interior design hub will be great for business. She and her counterpart at Decorati, CEO Shane Reilly, fielded interview questions to explain why it happened the [...]

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Most Valuable NYC Startups Revealed

The NYC tech scene is thriving better than one would have expected, and you might have read quite a few articles comparing the city to Silicon Valley, the startup capital. Although NYC isn’t yet taking Silicon Valley’s crown, it’s working its way up, and the many startups that have been sprouting recently are spearheading the [...]

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