Gap Inc.

Ariel and Shimon Ovadia put the finishing touches on a look from their spring show.

Mens Designer Luxury

The Brothers Ovadia Seamlessly Blend Creative and Commerce

Ariel and Shimon Ovadia have built Ovadia & Sons into a commercially successful business.

clock July 9, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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Financial

WWD List: 7 Ways to Solve Fashion’s Fit Problem

Matching size and shopper is an age-old challenge in fashion that a new generation is taking on.

clock June 27, 2018Adriana Lee and Evan 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

Retail

Gap Brand Names Neil Fiske President, CEO

The retail veteran takes on a tough assignment.

clock June 13, 2018David Moin

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

Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Gap Inc. Rolls Out App to Keep Shelves Locked and Loaded

Gap Inc.’s latest mobile tech solution for sales associates is like an all-seeing eye into merchandise levels.

clock June 13, 2018Adriana Lee

U.S. President Donald Trump waves to journalists as he walks across the South Lawn before boarding Marine One and departing the White House in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to Camp David.Members of the Trump Family depart White House, Washington DC, USA - 01 Jun 2018

Government and Trade

Trump Touts Successes 500 Days In

Lobbyists for apparel retailers are worried the industry will lose its gains from tax reform to a trade war.

clock June 4, 2018Evan Clark

Judging by the crowds at the CityOn.X'ian shopping center, Chinese consumers clearly haven't lost interest in shopping.

Retail

Global Retailers See Opportunity in China

The country of 1.4 billion has been somewhat of a roller-coaster ride for global retailers and shopping center owners, but nonetheless remains a source of fascination.

clock May 30, 2018Sharon Edelson

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

Gap, Old Navy Disappoint in First Quarter

The retailer’s stock dropped as comparable-sales growth at Old Navy decelerated and Gap stumbled operationally.

clock May 24, 2018Evan Clark

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Financial

Gap Still On the Mend, Art Peck Says

The ceo compared Gap today to the Old Navy of a few years ago and is aiming for a similar turnaround story.

clock May 22, 2018Kali Hays

Inside The Mall at Short Hills in Short Hills, N.J.

Real Estate

Green Shoots for Retail at Taubman

Ceo Robert Taubman said tenant sales per square foot rose 12.4 percent in the first quarter.

clock April 27, 2018Evan Clark

An image from Weddington Way's website.

Retail

Gap Shutting Down Wedding Line Weddington Way

Gap has owned the brand little more than a year, but found that it “would not” scale.

clock April 12, 2018Kali Hays

Art Peck Art Peck, CEO of Gap, speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative, in New YorkClinton Global Initiative, New York, USA

Fashion Scoops

Art Peck’s Pay Soars 75% at Gap

The retail ceo’s compensation tallied $15.6 million last year.

clock April 10, 2018Evan Clark

Mens Retail Business

How Brands Are Speaking to the Everyday Millennial Male

As the men’s market expands, retailers old and new alike are reassessing how they sell and speak to male shoppers.

clock March 27, 2018Aria Hughes

President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One at Los Angeles International airport, in Los AngelesTrump, Los Angeles, USA - 14 Mar 2018

Government and Trade

Retailers Worry China Tariffs Could Cancel Out New Tax Benefits

Walmart, Target, Gap and others are urging Trump to “carefully consider” trade actions against China.

clock March 19, 2018Kali Hays

Emanuel ChiricoRunway of Dreams Foundation Gala and Fashion Show, New York, USA - 08 Jun 2017

Human Resources

Emanuel Chirico Wants PVH to Be More Diverse, ‘Inclusive’

The PVH ceo is looking to further diversity efforts by joining CEO Action.

clock March 8, 2018Kali Hays

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

Gap Holiday Sales See Strong Old Navy Boost

The company’s stock jumped after results topped expectations.

clock March 1, 2018Evan Clark

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A protest by animal rights activiists CAFT (Coalition to Abolish the Fur trade) against the use of fur by the Fashion industry blockades one of the venues for London Fashion Week in the Aldwych.Anti-Fur Protest, London Fashion Week, UK - 17 Sep 2017

Business

U.K. Government Should Consider Banning Fur, Post-Brexit  

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