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US: Gap comparable store sales down 7% in February
Clothing giant Gap Inc has reported a 7% drop in comparable store sales in February, after store closures due to extreme weather conditions led to sales declines at all three of its brands.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Touches of green for St. Patrick's Day & beyond
Gumdrop earrings from Kate Spade New York, $78 at www.nordstrom.com, www.neimanmarcus.com or www.katespade.com.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Chain Store Age
Report: Gap plans China expansion
San Francisco Gap Inc. reportedly plans a substantial increase in its Gap and Old Navy store count in China during the next several years.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
On Softer Sales, Gap Expanding Athleta
Despite reporting slower sales, Gap Inc. beat Wall Street expectations with its fourth-quarter earnings, and says it is encouraged by consumer response to its multichannel offerings.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Business Journal
Gap calls 2013 'breakout year for Athleta'
The number of Athleta brick-and-mortar women's activewear stores increased 85 percent in fiscal 2013 and drove store growth in North America for parent company Gap Inc. , prompting the company on Thursday to call it a "breakout year" for the Petaluma-based brand.
Stock Upgrades: The Gap, Outfitter of Sharon Stone at Academy Awards, Gets Its Groove Back
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Lincoln Daily News
Foreign exchange dents Gap profit forecast for new fiscal year
Gap Inc on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected holiday quarter profit, helped by January sales gains, but the fashion company said it expected unfavorable currency exchange rates will hit its full-year profit.
US: Gap earnings up but cautious on FY forecast
Clothing giant Gap Inc saw earnings climb in its fourth-quarter but said it expects weakening foreign currencies to hit earnings for the full year.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Gap's profits plunged in holiday-shopping season
Gap reported a 12.5 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit on a 3 percent decline in revenue as the San Francisco clothing retailer was forced to discount heavily over the holiday shopping season to entice customers.
Old Navy Opens First Store in Mainland China
Feb 27, 2014--Gap Inc. today announced Old Navy's opening of the brand's first store in With the debut of Old Navy's first company-operated store, opening March 1 on Shanghai's famous Nanjing West Road, the company plans to build on Gap brand's three-year run of successful growth in the world's second largest apparel market.
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What to Wear: Bay Area Job Interview
Two good friends of mine happen to have big job interviews coming up next week. And, I just happened to go to a great event hosted by XX in Health last night focused on how to dress for a job interview in San Francisco's tech community.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Bicycle print shirt fits and flatters
What's not to like about this cute bicycle-print button-down shirt from Old Navy? Pink cotton, slightly fitted through the body, long sleeves and a patch pocket at the chest, it'll look good on just about any woman who tries it.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Brand Face-Off: American Eagle Outfitters vs. The Gap Inc.
Specialty apparel retailers American Eagle Outfitters and The Gap Inc. have charted very different courses during the past year.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Huffington Post
How Gap's Minimum Wage Pledge Is Already Paying Off
Gap Inc. CEO Glenn Murphy shook up the retail world this week by announcing that the retailer would voluntarily raise its corporate-wide minimum wage to $9 this year and to $10 in 2015.
The Kansas City Star
Gap to increase minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2015
In a surprising move, Gap Inc. informed its employees Wednesday that it would set $9 as the minimum hourly rate for its U.S. workforce this year and then establish a minimum of $10 next year.
The Motley Fool
The Gap vs. The Buckle: Which Stock's Dividend Dominates?
Dividend stocks outperform non-dividend-paying stocks over the long run. It happens in good markets and bad, and the benefit of dividends can be quite striking -- dividend payments have made up about 40% of the market's average annual return from 1936 to the present day.
Gap raising wages for 65,000 workers
One major U.S. retailer isn't waiting for Congress to raise the minimum wage. Gap Inc. is going a few steps down the path of companies like Costco, Trader Joe's, and In-N-Out that pay above-minimum wages in low-wage industries.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Gap boosts hourly worker pay amid debate about minimum wage
Gap, the owner of Old Navy, Banana Republic and its namesake apparel chain, will raise its hourly pay for its U.S. employees to $9 in 2014 and $10 next year, saying it wants to "do more than sell clothes."
Mon Feb 10, 2014
DSW inks lease at Ingram Festival
A retail space in Northwest San Antonio that formerly housed a Best Buy has taken a step closer to being fully occupied once again.