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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

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

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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