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Do you check Gilt as frequently as you check Facebook? Do you share sales like they’re Buzzfeed listicles? Do you stock up on discount arm candy like you do overpriced sweets at the airport? Well then you might be excited to hear about Gilt Groupe’s new customer loyalty program — a first for the online flash sale market.
Just when we thought the flash mob trend was dying out, Gilt put up this listing on their site: a ‘flash mob wedding proposal experience’ at NYC’s Artisanal Fromagerie and Bistro on Dec. 12, which you can have for a mere $20,000.
When will retailers realize they need to proofread their product copy?!
The discount designer sale site economy is expanding today with the addition of Belle and Clive, a flash sales site from the founders of Bluefly.
Of all of the mass retail chains, Target‘s sartorial offerings have always been the most stylish. With collections from top designers and, in general, a more fashion-savvy sensibility, the store has always been a source of good, cheap clothes. But starting this Friday, Target will up its fashion ante (and its price points). WWD reports that by the end of the week, pieces from the store’s Go International collection will be on sale at Gilt, the high-end, members-only online sample sale.
Much has been made recently of getting guys to buy expensive threads online. Why? WSJ‘s Ray Smith reported this week that while men don’t shop as often as women, they do tend to spend more when they open their wallets.