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Report: February Comp Sales Caught a Chill

February Retail Sales

New York—Despite a slight upsurge expected in Valentine’s Day spending, total February comparable store sales slowed due to bad … [Read more...]

Comp Store Sales Gains in North America Boost Q4 Profit for Gap Inc.

Old Navy

San Francisco—Boasting its best holiday quarter in six years, Gap Inc. today reported increased fourth quarter earnings aided by … [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...]

Executives Moves: Gap North America, Ascena Retail Group, Lacoste

Executive Moves

Gap North America Names New Executive VP San Francisco--Gap Inc. named Tom Sands as its new executive vice president of Gap North … [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...]

Report: 10 Major Retailers Lost Nearly Half Their Shoppers Since 2007

Shopping Levels

Charleston, SC—2013 may be a tough year for 10 retailers who appear to have lost more nearly half their shoppers between holiday … [Read more...]

Retail Report Reveals “Best” and “Worst” Retailers of 2012 Season?

Best and Worst

Charleston, SC—How do you measure what makes a retailer the “best” or “worst” of 2012? Well, According to America’s Research … [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

Gap Inc.

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

Shopping

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

First Gap Outlet Stores to Open in China

Gap Outlet

San Francisco—Heralded as the second largest apparel market in the world, China has been the cornerstone for many international … [Read more...]