Rue La La to Acquire Gilt Groupe

| Daniela Forte

Rue La La is acquiring Gilt Groupe from Hudson’s Bay Company, which itself just purchased it in 2016 for $250 million, in a preservation merger of the two largest flash sale sites. Terms were not disclosed.

4 Tips for a Successful Holiday Flash Sale

| Jeff Warren

Most retailers are acutely aware: November and December have nearly twice the revenue potential as any other month, and the momentum only continues to grow. Here is how retailers can make the most of holiday flash sales this year.

Will Hudson’s Bay Co. Buy Gilt Groupe?

| Daniela Forte

Several reports have indicated that high-end retailer Saks Fifth Avenue is in talks to acquire New York-based flash-sales site Gilt Groupe for $250 million. See what this will mean for both companies.

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Rue La La Sees Continuing Mobile Adoption

| Tim Parry

Rue La La has a leadership in mobile penetration because of the very nature of its flash sales business. In this video, Rue La La CEO Steve Davis talks about why Thanksgiving shows the ongoing adoption of that channel by consumers, and why retailers need to step up to the plate.