Gilt exec: Accessories and jewelry are heavy-hitting items on mobile

Published: October 19, 2015

RANCHO MIRAGE, CA – A Gilt executive at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2015 revealed that consumers have no problem purchasing items such as Hermès handbags on mobile, suggesting that accessories and jewelry are better suited to mcommerce than ready-to-wear apparel.

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Gilt Groupe positioned as marketing platform for luxury brands, says cofounder

Published: May 2, 2012

NEW YORK – Strong retailer partnerships are crucial to marketing to young consumers, especially if brands want to be acknowledged as a marketing entity, according to Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, cofounder and chief merchandising officer of Gilt Groupe, a panelist at Aberdeen Research’s Third Annual Retail and Consumer Marketing Summit.

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How to hold on to Gen-Y employees: WWD CEO Summit

Published: November 16, 2011

NEW YORK – Even big-name luxury retailers are having trouble understanding their Generation Y employees who have higher expectations than any preceding generation in the workforce, according to a panel at the WWD Apparel and Retail CEO Summit 2011.

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Why the scramble for luxury menswear?

Published: November 14, 2011

At one point taking a backseat to the much-more-hyped women’s apparel, luxury menswear is now the most quickly-rising and lucrative segment of the industry, causing female-centric designers to pay more attention to the other half of the population.

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