• French flash sale site Vente-Privée has partnered with American Express, which will provide funding for the site's U.S. launch within the next year. • As part of her stint as a mentor to the remaining contestants on American Idol this week, Lady Gaga wore a pair of shoes with heels shaped...

Everyone is jumping on the flash sale bandwagon. The latest name to follow in Gilt Groupe's well-worn footsteps? Luxury department store Saks Fifth Avenue. This week, Saks Fifth Avenue launched their very own online flash sale site -- Saks Fashion Fix. They've been toying with the idea for...

The market may be saturated with all sorts of daily deal and flash sale sites, but a new "private shopping community" called Kembrel has an interesting take on the e-tail trend: target college kids. Kembrel partners with companies appealing to the college-aged market (American Apparel,...

com officially launched their members-only flash-sale site called Myhabit. Offering up to 60% off men's, women's and children's wear as well as discounts on footwear, outerwear, accessories and jewelry, Myhabit has debuted what it calls "a head to heel" offering. The site will offer four to...

Flash sale sites are popping up everywhere these days, and Saks Fifth Avenue is jumping on the bandwagon. Joining the likes of Ruelala, Gilt Groupe and eBay, the luxury clothing store will launch its flash sale site, Saks Fashion Fix, tomorrow. Saks was one of the first full-price retailers...

You guys have shopping whiplash yet? I think I might, and I definitely need a second (fine, third) cup of coffee and a leftover piece of pie right now. How about you run get some goodies too, and when you get back, we can talk about what smaller sites, flash sales and brands are offering today...

Hard at work at vente-privee When I first heard that flash sale site vente-privee was entering the US market in 2012, four years after the market had been glutted with post-recession flash sale sites–many of them offering the same deals on the same brands–I have to admit I was a little wary....

one of the biggest challenges flash-sale sites face. Emails are the primary way of disseminating deals, but after a while web shoppers can tune out and unsubscribe. This was even more true as more flash-sale sites came on the scene and as active shoppers subscribed to more than one flash-sale...

The discount designer sale site economy is expanding today with the addition of Belle and Clive, a flash sales site from the founders of Bluefly. Women's Wear Dailyreportsthe new site will debut new sales every day around noon, just like its cousins Gilt and Rue La La. The biggest difference...

" How appropriate! (Styleist) • Watch out, ! is a new designer flash sale site featuring clothing for sizes 10 and up. With designers like T Bags, Charles David, and Jag Jeans in their arsenal, Clique will prove to be stiff competition– especially since most women in America average a size...

 

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