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Gi l
t.com Launches Newl y Redesi gned

Gi l t f
or Androi d v3.0 App



NEW YORK, NY


May 20, 2013



Gilt,
www.gilt.com
, the innovative online shopping
destination, today announced the launch of its newly redesigned Gilt for Android
v3.0 a
pp.
The
upgrade

allows Android users to easily access their favorite
women’s, men’s, kids and home
brands on Gilt ever
y day with simplic
ity and speed
, with a beautiful and seamless shopping
experience from start to finish
.


To celebrate the app launch, Gilt is also kicking off a series of
Android
-
exclusive mobile sales

on
the

new app from Tuesday, May 28
th

to Saturday, June 1
st
. Member
s can also enjoy
free shipping

on all orders placed on the new Android app from
May 28
th

at 12pm EST to June 1
st

at 11:59pm EST.


Gilt for Android’s new

features include:




Al l New Look & Feel:

Every screen has been

redesigned to reflect Gilt’s latest
aesthetic, with
sale images increased 5X

in size to showcase beautiful visuals plus
smoother navigation, making shopping on Gilt even faster, easier and inspiring.




Better Performance:

Gilt for Android now loads faster
than ever befor
e


and runs
more smoothly, too, thanks to a new Backbone JS / HTML 5 framework t
hat supports
multiple browsers
with a
sleek
, native
-
like experience.




New Checkout Functi on:

Gilt for Android’s new checkout function makes it easier


and fast
er


for members to complete their orders.


Gilt has seen tremendous success on mobile among its members each day, with
more than 30
% of
overall revenue and half of the site’s daily traffic
coming from

Gilt’s existing apps

and
mobile site
.


Gilt is also the only flash sale site that currently offers
pre
-
shoppable mobile
first looks and mobi
le
exclusive sales on its apps for members
to discover each day.



“We are thrilled to be introducing our newly redesigned Gilt for

Android
app to our memb
ers,” says
Yonata
n Feldman, Vice President of Mobile, Gilt.com. “
Mobile is a crucial part of our business a
nd
is growing each day, and we always keep that in mind as we develop

new and excitin
g ways for
our members to shop. W
ith the latest version of the
app, Android customers will be able to access
our daily sales and mobile
-
exclusive features even faster than

before


anytime, anywhere.”


The Gilt for Android
app

is available for free
at

www.gilt.com/mo
bile/download
.


About Gi l t


Gilt,
www.gilt.com
, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special
access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Gilt
continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for
women, men, and children; home decor; artisanal ingredients; hotels and travel experiences on
every continent; and unique activities in select cities and destina
tions. We believe that every day is
an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.


Medi a Contact: Jessi ca Cheng, Gi l t,
j cheng@gi l t.com
, 646.524.9557