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Gap Inc to franchise Athleta, Janie and Jack brands in Asia

Gap Inc is planning to roll out Janie and Jack and Athleta stores globally, via a franchise model.

Gap’s second quarter sales decline reflects ‘a company in retreat’

Gap’s second quarter has proven to be mostly a continuation of the first, with negative results across nearly all segments of the business.

Global slump for Gap Inc sales in first quarter

Gap Inc sales have slumped globally and across the whole company with the Gap brand the worst performer, down 10 per cent. “This …

Gap to spin off Old Navy business

Gap plans to spin off and float its Old Navy business, creating two independent publicly traded companies.

Reversal of fortune for FJ Benjamin after Gap exit

Singapore retailer FJ Benjamin has recorded a change of fortune, turning its first annual profit in four years.

‘Deep-seated problems’ with Gap brand need to be resolved – ‘and soon’

The deep-seated problems at the Gap brand need to be resolved. And soon, says retail analyst Neil Saunders.

Old Navy continues to drive Gap’s lacklustre growth

Gap Inc again had to rely on its budget brand Old Navy to deliver modest growth in the first quarter, as its core brand stuttered yet again.

FJ Benjamin closing Banana Republic, Gap

FJ Benjamin to close Banana Republic and Gap stores in Singapore.

Old Navy rescues Gap Inc results

At headline level, the latest Gap Inc results are not too bad. But beneath the surface…

Gap to shift focus to Old Navy, Athleta

Gap Inc. to close about 200 Gap and Banana Republic stores in the next three years.

FJ Benjamin’s net loss narrows to $17 million

Despite a drop in revenue, FJ Benjamin’s net loss for its latest fiscal year has narrowed to S$17.42 million.

Old Navy saves face in Gap results

Gap results show the third consecutive quarter of positive comp-store sales growth – but Old Navy alone is driving all the growth.