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“Like Warby Parker and AYR before it, flash sale site Gilt is the latest e-commerce startup bringing its customers some real-world action in the form of a shoppable showroom, conveniently (and rather economically) located in its Manhattan headquarters.”

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“Gilt Groupe just got some breathing room. The online retailer, which sells fashion apparel at discount prices in so-called flash sales, has raised a new investment of around $50 million, multiple sources told Re/code.”

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“Gilt Groupe Co-Founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, who has been with the company since its start seven years ago, is leaving her post there to serve aas co-founder and CEO of Glamsquad, which offers at-home hair and makeup services. Her new job starts September 1 but she will stay on as a senior advisor at Gilt. She started the company in 2007 with Alexis Maybanks.”

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“Jyothi Rao joins Intermix from Gilt Groupe, where she was executive vice president and general manager.”

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