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The global fashion business journal

Oct 20, 20197:43am




Gap was founded in 1969 by Donald Fisher and Doris F. Fisher in San Francisco. The group is the owner of Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Hill City and Athleta. The founding family is still connected to the company owning a majority stake.

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Sep 25, 2019 — 4:00pm
Gap appoints new CEO for Athleta

The fashion retailer has appointed Mary Beth Laughton as president and CEO of the sportswear chain. She will take the role at the end of October.

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Sep 2, 2019 — 6:23pm
Gap comes back to Costa Rica, opens store in San José

The American retail giant, that operated in the country until 2016, has opened a new store in the capital of the country.

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Aug 23, 2019 — 5:13pm
Gap shrinks its benefit 14% in a weak second quarter

The American giant closed the first half of its fiscal year, ended August 3rd, with a net benefit of 7.7 billion dollars, and sales for 395 million dollars.

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Aug 14, 2019 — 6:00pm

Bestseller, Gap, Li&Fung, PVH, Target, VF Corporation or Target are some of the big fashion retailers that participate in the Life and Building Safety Initiative (Labs) platform to promote safety in the factories located in these countries.

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Aug 8, 2019 — 6:40pm

The American retail urban fashion brand has added to its board of directors, Felix Carbullido, current vice president and marketing director of Williams-Sonoma.

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Jul 24, 2019 — 4:50pm

Nancy Green, former president of Athleta joins Old Navy as its new president and chief creative officer. 

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Jul 23, 2019 — 8:57am

The company lead by Alfonso Cirera adds to its team Pamela Meyers, that will be based in San Francisco. Nylstar will close 2019 with sales of 10 million and positive ebitda.  

h By Iria P. Gestal
Jul 19, 2019 — 10:00am

The parent company of Zara is the one that has closed the most stores, although it also opened the most in this period. H&M, on the other hand, closed only 488, although it has accelerated its reorganization in the last years.

h By Iria P. Gestal
Jul 15, 2019 — 10:00am

The inventory of the four giants has risen by 66% since 2014. H&M and Fast Retailing hold the largest stock, at around 20% of their annual revenue.