All Gap articles – Page 10

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    Gap starts selling online in the UK


    Gap has soft launched its first transactional websites in the UK.

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    Gap sales and profits rise


    Profits at Gap rose 3% in its second quarter to July 31 to $234m (£150.7m) the US fashion giant reported.

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    Gap to lead online launch with denim campaign


    Gap will lead its highly anticipated UK website launch with a 1969 Gap Premium Denim campaign, called Put the IT in Fit.

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    Gap to extend international shipping to 65 countries


    Gap is offering international shipping to 55 countries, including Australia, Mexico and Brazil, and plans to extend coverage to 65 countries by the end of the year. The move marks the first time customers outside the US can buy items online from Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and Piperlime. ...

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    Aurora appoints Oasis and Coast managing directors


    Aurora Fashions has made two key appointments to its Coast and Oasis brands.

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    Can Mango realise its ambitions on global rivals?


    As far as Spanish fashion giants go Mango has very much languished in the shadows of Zara owner Inditex which is the undoubted leader of international fashion retail.

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    Oxford Street retailers’ anger at mayor Boris Johnson’s buses outburst


    Retailers have reacted with dismay to claims by London Mayor Boris Johnson that their stance on buses stands in the way of improving top shopping location Oxford Street.

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    New Look director Lex Gemas exits following float delay


    New Look chief operating officer Lex Gemas has exited the value fashion chain after little more than a year at the business.

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    A new lease of life?


    Britain’s leasing system has moved in tenants’ favour during the downturn. With stability returning, Mark Faithfull asks if the terms of retail property deals have now changed forever

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    Gap plans to open stores in China


    US retailer Gap plans to open two stores each in Beijing and Shanghai later this year and will offer online shopping in China. The fashion retailer said the store openings are part of a long-term expansion strategy that involves more stores in major regions, including Hong Kong. The China ...

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    Gap reveals plans for China


    Gap has revealed plans to enter into the Chinese market, starting with four stores and an online site to launch towards the end of this year, and has poached senior executives from Tesco and Best Buy to lead its charge into the country.

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    Stephen Sunnucks


    President, Europe and International Strategic Alliances, Gap

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    What Apple means to retailers


    Apple has again captivated consumers with its latest gadget, the iPad. Joanne Ellul pins down the brand’s enduring appeal and examines why the company is so important to other retailers

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    Gap to enter India


    Gap has revived plans to enter the Indian market, according to the local press. Ron Young, senior vice-president of Gap International Strategic Alliances, was recently in the country, suggesting that the company is making preliminary moves to set up shop in India. Gap’s team has sounded out prominent Indian ...

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    Gap posts £2.2bn Q1 sales


    Gap has posted net sales of $3.33bn (£2.2bn) in its first quarter, a rise of 6% on the same period last year. Like-for-like sales increased 4% and net income rocketed 40% to $302m (£200m). Chairman and chief executive Glenn Murphy said: “Fuelled by our strengthened economic model, we are ...

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    Gap reports flat year-on-year sales for April


    Gap has reported flat year-on-year sales of $1.05bn (£727m) for the four weeks to May 1.

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    Weaker April sales round off stronger first quarter at Gap


    Gap sales fell in April after a more positive first quarter where sales grew 6% to $3.3bn (£2.2bn) and like-for-like sales lifted 4% in the three months to May1.

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    EBay’s bid to conquer fashion


    With a dedicated and revamped area, fashion marks eBay’s next big push into the fixed-price arena, but will customers take to the shift in focus and will it succeed in a crowded market

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    Gap sales continue to grow


    Gap sales have continued to improve both in the US and internationally with like-for-like sales in March ahead 11% across the group compared to an 8% fall for the same month last year.