NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilt Groupe, the leader in online luxury retail, announces the appointment of Jason Goldberger as General Manager of Gilt HOME. In this role, Goldberger will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the home business, including business strategy, merchandise and site development. Goldberger will report to Susan Lyne, Chairman of Gilt Groupe.
Jason Goldberger comes to Gilt HOME from Hayneedle, where he served as Senior Vice President of Marketing, Merchandising, and Site. During his four-year tenure Goldberger played an instrumental role in the creation of the Hayneedle brand and grew the business significantly. Before joining Hayneedle, Goldberger spent 8 years at Amazon where he served as General Manager for two businesses.
"Jason is a recognized leader in the home space and brings with him a deep knowledge of the category and strong ecommerce experience," said Susan Lyne. "We know he'll be a tremendous asset as we expand our home business."
"I am thrilled to join such an innovative company," said Jason Goldberger. "Gilt has led the wave of next generation ecommerce and I look forward to expanding Gilt's footprint in home."
Gilt HOME has built a passionate customer base with a curated selection of home products and services at insider prices. The company currently offers 30 sales per week from over 400 brands including Baker, Kravet, Jonathan Adler, Stark, Ligne Roset, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Frette, and Soicher Marin, and plans to expand its Home offerings later this fall, with a mixture of full-price merchandise, one-of-a-kind items, and daily flash sales.
About Gilt Groupe, Inc.
Gilt Groupe, www.gilt.com, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its 3.5 million members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day, many at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; hotels and travel experiences on every continent; and unique activities in a growing list of cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
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