Gap

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

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Gap And Levi Strauss Team Up To Oppose Religious Freedom Laws

Two more Bay Area-based companies have banded together in opposition to the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana that critics say could be used to discriminate against gay people.

03/31/2015

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Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

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

GAP CEO Announces Departure Plan; Successor Named

The San Francisco company said Wednesday Murphy is departing at the end of its current fiscal year. He has been Gap’s chairman and CEO since July 2007.

10/08/2014

A Gap employee fixes a clothing display at a Gap store in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Cruz Gap Store Draws Complaints Over Black Jeans Hung From ‘Nooses’

A Santa Cruz Gap store has altered a merchandise display showing jeans hung from ropes similar to nooses following a number of complaints.

09/24/2014

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SF Women’s Group Members Recognize ‘Equal Pay Day’ At Board Of Supes Meeting

Members from a women’s organization recognized Tuesday as Equal Pay Day at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon and called on city leaders to support equal pay for women.

04/08/2014

US President Barack Obama shops for clothing for his family alongside store employee Susan Panariello (R) during a visit to a Gap clothing store in New York City, March 11, 2014, to highlight his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Visits NY Gap Store, Touts SF Company For Raising Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama made a brief stop Tuesday to browse the sweaters at a midtown New York Gap store to show support for the chain’s decision to increase wages for U.S. employees to a minimum of $10 an hour by next year. Obama wants Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but lawmakers have resisted.

03/12/2014

A Gap Store.

San Francisco-Based Gap’s 4Q Profit Down 12.5%

Gap Inc. reported a 12.5 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit on a 3 percent decline in revenue as the clothing retailer was forced to discount heavily over the holiday shopping season to entice customers.

02/27/2014

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

San Francisco-Based Gap Inc. To Raise Minimum Wage For Its Lowest-Paid U.S. Workers

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. announced on Wednesday that they’re raising minimum wage for its lowest-paid workers in the U.S. Workers will receive at least $9 this year and that increase will go to $10 in 2015.

02/19/2014

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

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