The SUCCESS guide to Flash Deals

Daily deals and flash sale sites are as varied as a dozen monarch butterflies on a windy day. (See Groupon Humor.) From the December 2011 cover story, SUCCESS has assembled a list of flash sale and daily deals site links, with brief descriptions of each and special membership offers for a few.

Beyond the Rack

Flash sale site for men's, women's and children's designer brands. New home line recently introduced. Use this link to receive $10 credit free courtesy of SUCCESS magazine.


Combination of flash sale site with unique collections of accessories with daily deals as well.

Deal of the Day

Daily deal site localized for your individual market. Examples include event tickets, florists and dining. Use this link to receive $5 credit free.


Daily deal site featuring both local businesses and national online retailers. Use this link to receive $3 credit free.


Design-oriented flash sale site with a variety of unique decor items.

Giggle Deals

Flash sale site for infant and toddler goods.Use this link to receive $10 off your first purchase with the promo code FRIENDOFGIGGLE02.

Gilt Groupe

One of the original flash sale sites featuring selections for men, women and children, as well as travel and culinary creations. 


Daily deals for city events and concerts.

Google Offers

Google's version of hyperlocal daily deals in select cities.


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The original daily deal site, Groupon.


Variety of couture fashion for men, women, children as well as home accessories.


The very first flash sale site in the U.S., featuring clothing and accessories for men, women, children, home and travel.


A cool site for cool guys, says CEO Jason Ross.

Juice in the City

Mom-oriented deals, that combine flash sales of popular brands and daily deals for events.


Groupon's largest competitor in the daily deal marketplace.


Mom-oriented site that's a combination of flash sales by brand names and daily deals.


Flash sale site with a unique "Make An Offer" feature for select sales.


One of few daily deal sites that offers a commission structure for referred members.

One Kings Lane

The first flash sale site for home furnishings. Everything from small home decor to antique furniture.

Open Sky

Celebrity-curated flash sales for food, style, health and decor. 


RueLaLa's stylishly curated flash sale site offers clothing and accessories for men, women and children.


Flash sales for children's goods, as well as moms and dads.


Flash sales on women's clothing and children's toys, clothes and accessories.


Journalist, podcaster and southpaw Shelby Skrhak is the former director of digital content and social media for Before joining SUCCESS magazine, Shelby launched the weekly suburban newspaper Plano Insider, and covered topics ranging from cops and courts to transportation and fashion. Her handwriting should be a font.

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