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The Gap store at Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center which straddles the San Jose - Santa Clara border. (Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco’s Gap Closing 175 Namesake Stores In Attempt To Boost Struggling Brand

Gap plans to close 175 of its namesake stores and 250 jobs at its headquarters as the company tries to strengthen the struggling brand.

06/15/2015

A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF-Based Gap Says Strong Dollar Hurting Revenue

Gap is one of many companies struggling with the impact of the strong dollar as sales in foreign currencies amount to less once they are translated back into U.S. dollars.

05/12/2015

A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gap Offers Upbeat 3rd Quarter Profit Outlook

Gap Inc. offered an upbeat profit outlook for its third quarter as the clothing chain announced a solid October increase for a key sales yardstick that surpassed analysts’ expectations.

11/07/2013

A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gap Raises Outlook After Stronger Second Quarter

Gap raised its earnings per share outlook for the year on Thursday, after its summer lineup helped boost second-quarter results and advanced its turnaround push.

08/22/2013

Banana Repubic's Soho Flagship Store in New York (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Mass. Couple Orders Tie From Banana Republic, Gets Employee Files Instead

A Cambridge, Mass. woman whose fiancee ordered a tie and pocket square from Gap Inc. chain Banana Republic says they were astonished at what they got in the mail instead: confidential employee files, including Social Security numbers, W2s, resignation letters and doctors’ notes.

06/21/2013

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Gap’s 1st-Quarter Profits Rises 43 Percent

The San Francisco-based clothing retailer, which operates the Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic clothing chains, says that it earned $333 million, or 71 cents per share, for the three-month period ended May 4. That compares with $233 million, or 47 cents per share, in the year-ago period.

05/23/2013

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Gap Sees Net Income Rises 61 Percent In Strong 4th Quarter

Gap Inc. is reporting a 61 percent increase in profits for the fourth quarter, capping a strong year that saw the company’s turnaround take hold.

02/28/2013

Banana Repubic's Soho Flagship Store in New York (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

SF-Based Gap Raises Outlook After Stronger 3Q

The San Francisco-based clothing retailer said stronger sales at its Banana Republic, Old Navy and namesake stores all contributed to the performance.

11/15/2012

A San Francisco Gap Store (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gap Announces Management Restructuring

Gap has announced a management overhaul aimed at enabling the retailer to respond more quickly to customers’ needs across the globe.

10/16/2012

A San Francisco Gap Store (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF-Based Gap’s 4th-Quarter Profits Down 40 Percent

Gap Inc. is reporting a 40 percent drop in fourth-quarter profits, as the clothing retailer grappled with higher costs and discounted heavily to get shoppers in its stores during the crucial holiday season.

02/23/2012

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