Gilt Groupe, Inc. Launches New App for Chrome Web Store

Dec 07, 2010, 15:48 ET from Gilt Groupe, Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilt Groupe today announced that it has launched a Gilt app for Google's new Chrome Web Store.

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Gilt for Chrome is exclusively available through the Chrome Web Store.  In addition to access to Gilt's daily selection of coveted products at insider prices, the app will allow for:

  • One page navigation: Users can browse Gilt sales within one web page

  • Search: Users can search Gilt sales along any dimension

  • Saved Search: Users can save product searches for future reference, notification of products of sale

"Gilt for Chrome was specifically designed with the modern web user in mind," said Esther Park, Gilt Groupe. "Our intent is to build the best ecommerce experience in step with emerging technology.  Chrome, HTML5, and CSS3 moves us further along this path."

"The web has become an incredibly powerful platform for innovation, allowing users to do much more online than they ever imagined," said Sundar Pichai, VP of product management for Google Chrome. "The Chrome Web Store showcases the power of the open web and we're excited to have Gilt as a part of it."

The Chrome Web Store is an online marketplace where users can search, browse and use web-based applications and extensions. From productivity tools to research sites to interactive games, the Chrome Web Store helps users find the best applications on the web.

Gilt for Chrome is available for free through the Google Web Store at

About Gilt Groupe, Inc.

Gilt Groupe is an innovative e-commerce company offering highly coveted products and experiences at insider prices. Each day, Gilt offers its members a new, curated selection of merchandise, including apparel, accessories and lifestyle products for women, men and children, home entertaining and decor, along with luxury travel packages and fantastic offers on local services and experiences. Most sales start at noon ET and last only 36 hours, making an addictive destination for aspirational shoppers from coast to coast.

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