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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

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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...]

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...]

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...]

A “Volatile” June Makes for Disappointing Sales Comps

Retail Sales

New York—A combination of bad weather mixed with “stagnant” macroeconomic pressures created a recipe for a disappointing June at … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Q1 Meets Expectations, Raises Outlook

Banana Republic's "Mad Men" collection was a stand out during Gap Inc. first quarter

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has been trying to regain some of its fashion mojo and its first quarter report, the company met analysts’ … [Read more...]