Banana Republic

Calvin Klein's "Obsession" fragrance campaign, 1985.

Legal

WWD Law Review: Dress Codes, Copycats and China

The latest legal action saw cases involving Banana Republic and Coty, while a hearing focused on China and IP.

clock October 15, 2017Julie Zerbo

Animal rights protesters at Banana Republic’s “see-now-buy-now” show.

Fashion Scoops

Animal Rights Protesters Disrupt Banana Republic’s ‘See-Now-Buy-Now’ Show

Banana Republic was presenting its first codesigned collection by the brand and Olivia Palermo.

clock September 9, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Shoppers walk by the GAP store at a shopping mall in Peabody, Mass. Doris Fisher and her late husband Donald founded the Gap in San Francisco in 1969. Gap Inc. has grown to include Banana Republic and Old Navy brands, among others, and operates over 3,000 stores across the world. Fisher is 42nd on Forbes's 2012 400 listUS--Forbes List-Self-Made Women, Peabody, USA

Financial

Art Peck’s Plan for Gap Inc. Focuses on Old Navy, Athleta

The ceo’s roadmap also includes Gap and Banana Republic store closures and $500 million in expense cuts over three years.

clock September 6, 2017Evan Clark

Vogue Amber

Retail

Vogue Arabia and Al Tayer Team in Dubai for Fashion Weekend

The event will take place September 14-15.

clock September 5, 2017Ritu Upadhyay

A dress from Janie Bryant for Unique Vintage.

Retail

Janie Bryant Indulges Fifties Obsession in Latest Capsule

“The Last Tycoon” costume designer mined the Thirties for the show.

clock July 28, 2017Sharon Edelson

Matt Ryan, Didi Gregorius and C.J. McCollum.

Mens Retail Business

Banana Republic Creates Men’s Style Council

They’ve tapped Matt Ryan, Didi Gregorius, C.J. McCollum and Kevin Love to serve as a collective of ambassadors for the brand.

clock July 21, 2017Aria Hughes

Rosie Miller outside her home, Los Angeles.

Fashion Features

At Work: Teacher Rosemary Miller Values Form, Function Over Fashion Trends

The second grade teacher errs on the formal side when dressing for work, provided she can run after students and sit on the floor in style.

clock July 10, 2017Marcy Medina

Weddington Way's shop at Banana Republic on Grant Ave. in San Francisco.

Retail

Weddington Way Finds a Path to Banana Republic Stores

The digital brand delves deeper into the physical world.

clock July 3, 2017Sharon Edelson

A look from the Banana Republic x Piece & Co. Collection

Retail

Banana Republic, Piece & Co. Partner on Sustainably Produced Capsule

The handcrafted fabrics are sustainably produced by female-led artisan groups in Ghana and South Africa.

clock June 22, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8343763d)Hold for Swayne Hall Business Photo-This is the sign on a GAP store in the Shadyside shopping district of PittsburghConsumer Spending, Pittsburgh, USA - 10 Feb 2017

Financial

Moody’s Boosts Gap’s Outlook After Positive Quarter

The ratings firm said Gap’s outperformance, coupled with prudent financial policies, have things looking up for the retailer.

clock May 25, 2017Kali Hays

A rendering of a bird's eye view of Empire Outlets.

Retail

Empire Outlets and St. George Get Symbiotic Boost

Outlet center intends to sieze on consumers’ penchant for low prices and discounts.

clock May 22, 2017Sharon Edelson

Maureen Chiquet

Media

Maureen Chiquet on Female Leadership, the Humanities and TV

Chiquet said good leaders have to be empathetic and listen.

clock April 20, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Maureen ChiquetRag and Bone exhibition party, Fall Winter 2017, New York Fashion Week, USA - 09 Feb 2017

People

Maureen Chiquet: ‘Every Job I’ve Had Has Come From Inspiration’

The former global ceo of Chanel has penned a book, “Beyond the Label.”

clock March 31, 2017Kristen Tauer

Banana Republic Summer 2017

Human Resources

Gap Taps Gymboree CEO to Lead Banana Republic

Mark Breitbard has led Gymboree since 2010 after an earlier stint with Gap Inc and will return in May to lead struggling Banana Republic.

clock March 14, 2017Kali Hays

One New Change

Retail

Central London Shopping Mall on Lockdown After Knifepoint Robbery

Jeweler targeted at One New Change in the City of London.

clock February 13, 2017Natalie Theodosi

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Backstage at Burberry RTW Spring 2018

Fashion

Burberry Named Most Popular British Brand on Instagram

clock 7hLorelei Marfil

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