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Report: Fast Retailing Considering Bid for Gap Inc.?

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San Francisco—Shares of Gap Inc. rose to their biggest one-day gain since August 2, 2012 after rumors that Fast Retailing, the … [Read more...]

January Comp Sales Rise, Easily Beating Forecasts

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New York—Whether it was the U.S. Congress finally averting the so-called fiscal cliff in early January, a spate of Arctic cold … [Read more...]

Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Even post-Christmas shopping helped some retailers beat sales forecasts. Others weren't so lucky.

New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Goes Upscale with $130 Million Purchase of Intermix

Intermix has developed a reputation on targeting key trends.

San Francisco—While its Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic brands are amid a repositioning, Gap Inc. today announced it bought the … [Read more...]

Sandy Dampens November Comp Store Sales Reports

Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship Fifth Avenue store boarded up and closed as Hurricane Sandy crashed into the New York metro area on Oct. 29.

New York—Thankfully, many U.S. retailers reported today that their holiday shopping seasons, particularly since Thanksgiving, are … [Read more...]

Turnaround on Track: Gap Inc. Reports Q3 Profit Surge

From Gap's new holiday TV commercial

San Francisco—Gap Inc.’s efforts to improve its U.S. sales with more fashionable merchandise apparently are paying off. On … [Read more...]

October Retail Comps Up; Sandy Effects Yet to be Felt

A boarded up Saks Fifth Avenue flagship on Fifth Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Saks, along with other retailers, have mostly reopened stores in New York City.

New York—While October retail comparable store sales increased nearly 5%, some retailers cautioned today that their November—and … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. to Realign in New Global Structure

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San Francisco—In a move that emphasizes its global expansion plans, Gap Inc. announced Tuesday it plans to realign its … [Read more...]

September Retail Comp Sales: Solid, not Stellar

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New York--With their back-to-school sales in their final month, and gearing up for fall and holiday merchandise, retailers … [Read more...]

Gap Appoints H&M Veteran to Top Design Post

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San Francisco--Gap Inc. named a veteran of Swedish retailer H&M as its head of global design and creative director for its Gap … [Read more...]

August Comp Sales Better than Expected

Lady Gaga made an appearance shopping in New York City for back to school.

New York--Nearly all U.S. retailers posted better-than-expected sales gains in August at comparable store sales as parents and … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Rebounds, Posts Solid Q2

Fall merchandise arrives at Banana Republic

San Francisco—Gap Inc. appears to be rebounding from its 16% sales drop in 2011: the apparel specialty retailer reported Thursday … [Read more...]