Gilt Groupe, an online destination for flash sales on luxury items, has updated its Android app with a new design to make it easier to shop the site from an Android phone. Making shopping easier is important for Gilt, who generates more than 30% of its overall revenue and half of its daily traffic from apps and the mobile web.
To help promote version 3.0 of the app, Gilt is running a series Android-exclusive mobile sales on the new app. From May 28th to June 1st, Gilt members that shop the Android app will get access to exclusive offers before they go live on the site. In addition, Gilt is offering free shipping on all orders placed through the Android app from May 28th at 12pm EST to June 1st at 11:59pm EST.