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'Departures' Launching Unique Take on E-Commerce

AdWeek – 2011-08-24

Flash sale sites like may have taken off lately, but Departures, the AmEx Publishing magazine that is sent free to those members, is taking a decidedly different approach to e-commerce. While sites like Gilt sell discounted items for a limited time, Departures is selling limited-edition products at full price, behind a firewall that only Departures readers can bypass. Publisher Steve DeLuca calls the eExclusives program, which will sell products from Departures advertisers, the...
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