Banana Republic

People vandalize a Swarovski store in San Francisco's Union Square.

Fashion Scoops

Banana Republic Donates $20M of New Clothing in Response to National Crisis

The clothing will help those who are trying to return to the workforce.

clock June 2, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Back for Pride Month 2020

Fashion Scoops

How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Back for Pride Month 2020

The Pride-themed collections and community-driven initiatives that are supporting the LGBTQ community.

clock May 29, 2020Layla Ilchi

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Retail

Gap Investor Meeting Sheds Little Light on Reopening Plans

Nearly all stores remain closed. Corporate headcount has been reduced company-wide. But Gap was vague on plans to emerge from the crisis.

clock May 19, 2020Kali Hays

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Business Features

Zooming In From Home, at 9 A.M.

From dining tables to taking the time to make French press coffee, executives’ mornings have new landscapes and routines while they work from home.

clock March 30, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Retail

COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

Consumers who earn shopping credits for unwanted items sent to ThredUp get inspired to fill their closets again, the resale site said.

Technology

ThredUp to Facilitate Resale for Consumers of Gap Inc.

The resale e-commerce site signed its largest partnership deal yet with several retail brands.

clock February 20, 2020Sharon Edelson

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Business Features

The Aging Millennial

By 2030, the oldest Millennials will be in their mid- to late-40s. But does that mean their spending habits will mature, too?

clock January 6, 2020Kellie Ell

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Retail

H&M Group Gets Into Growing Rental Apparel Market With Cos

The fashion brand, owned by H&M’s parent company, will offer a rental service on China’s YCloset.

clock December 6, 2019Kellie Ell

Nike's House of Innovation in New York.

Retail

Nike, Athleta, Moncler Lead Industry in Omnichannel Success

Louis Vuitton and Banana Republic also scored high on an assessment conducted by NewStore.

clock October 22, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Old Navy comps were up in October.

Retail

Old Navy to Open 800 Stores; Gap Continues to Retreat

Gap Inc. executives decamped to New York to lay out their plans post-split to Wall Street.

clock September 12, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Tapestry’s senior leadership team. From left, Anna Bakst, ceo and brand president of Kate Spade New York, Joshua Schulman, left, CEO and president of Coach, Jide Zeitlin, CEO of Tapestry and Eraldo Poletto, ceo and brand president of Stuart Weitzman.

Fashion Features

Tapestry Hosts ‘Open to All’ Breakfast at Start of New York Fashion Week

The event marks Jide Zeitlin’s first public comments as the new ceo of the fashion house.

clock September 5, 2019Kellie Ell

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Fashion Scoops

Goop and Banana Republic Pair for Podcast

Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is partnering with the global apparel and accessories retailer.

clock September 3, 2019Sharon Edelson

Urban Outfitters

Financial

Urban Outfitters Fails to Impress in Q2

Fashion misses and too much of the same thing caused sales declines, executives say.

clock August 20, 2019Kellie Ell

Banana Republic is part of Gap Inc.

Retail

Banana Republic Debuts Style Passport

The new subscription service allows shoppers to rent up to three pieces of women’s apparel for $85 a month.

clock August 16, 2019Kellie Ell

People walk by the advertising for a Gap store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Diversity in the advertising industry is becoming a higher priority for consumer product companies as they try to reach a new generation of customers with evolving sensibilities on ethnicity, age, gender and sexualityDiverse Advertising-Getting it Right, New York, USA - 23 Oct 2017

Financial

Tariffs Could Be Problem for Gap Shoppers

But the company sees strength across the portfolio.

clock June 18, 2019Kellie Ell

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A woman wearing a protective face mask stands at Yves Saint Laurent shop in Guangzhou.

Business

How Should Fashion Entrants to China Approach COVID-19 Rebound?

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