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Retail

Gap Net Up in Quarter, Forecasts Raised

Old Navy and Gap reported positive comp sales, while Banana Republic was less negative than a year ago.

clock November 16, 2017David Moin

Loop Commerce helped retailers offer better gifting options with digital GiftNow cards. Now, it's merging digital and physical with real cards for Gap's Athleta.

Retail

Gap’s Athleta Offers Physical Version of Digital GiftNow Cards

Physical and digital gift-giving merge with Loop Commerce’s real version of its online GiftNow cards.

clock November 7, 2017Adriana Lee

Customers walk with their purchases from a Target store, in Methuen, Mass. Target Corp. reports earnings, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017Earns Target, Methuen, USA - 27 Jun 2016

Retail

Target Corp. to Lift Minimum Hourly Pay to $11, Targets $15 by 2020

Competition for workers prompts mass retailer to bump up pay.

clock September 25, 2017Sharon Edelson

People take to the streets to protest during the announcement by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions at a briefing on Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, USA, 05 September 2017. President Donald Trump has decided to end the Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children.Protest on Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals Program, Washington, USA - 05 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

Fashion, Tech Giants Rally Behind Dream Act After Trump Immigration Rollback

Wal-Mart, Amazon and many others are renewing their support for permanent legislation aimed at helping young immigrants gain citizenship.

clock September 21, 2017Kali Hays

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Financial

Old Navy in Ascent at Art Peck’s Gap

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

clock September 7, 2017Evan Clark

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

President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, in New YorkTrump, New York, USA - 15 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Fashion Leaders Condemn Trump Ending DACA Immigration Program

Retail and fashion leaders were among the hundreds of companies that urged Trump to keep a citizenship program for young immigrants.

clock September 5, 2017Kali Hays

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Business Features

Let’s Get Started: Fashion Firms Add Labs, Accelerators

Here’s how some companies are taking elements of start-up culture to make it their own.

clock August 30, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Katya Foreman

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Business Features

Start Me Up: Fashion Warms to Tech Culture, Practices

Fashion’s players, from luxury conglomerates to retailers, are increasingly turning to start-up culture to fuel innovation, compete for consumers and talent, and gain relevance among a new generation of workers.

clock August 30, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Katya Foreman

Retail

Gap Inc. CEO Cites Progress Across Portfolio

Gap Inc. reported a strong second quarter, with Old Navy still leading the way.

clock August 17, 2017David Moin

Retail

Gap Inc. Posts Second Quarter Top and Bottom Line Gains

Old Navy continues to drive positive results at Gap Inc.

clock August 17, 2017David Moin

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Fashion Scoops

Hong Kong Investor EmergeVest Exits Denim Manufacturer After Merger

JD United Holdings has been merged with Roo Hsing to create a denim manufacturing giant.

clock August 10, 2017Samantha Conti

Gap's local franchisee is closing all the U.S. retailers stores in Australia.

Retail

Gap Exiting Australia

Seven years after entering Australia, Gap is leaving.

clock August 4, 2017Sharon Edelson

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

Retail

Gap to Combat Forest Degradation

Gap has committed to work with Canopy, the CanopyStyle brands and global rayon and viscose producers to free the supply chain of ancient and endangered forest fiber from controversial sources.

clock August 2, 2017Lisa Lockwood

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

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