San Francisco’s Gap Closing 175 Namesake Stores In Attempt To Boost Struggling BrandGap plans to close 175 of its namesake stores and 250 jobs at its headquarters as the company tries to strengthen the struggling brand.
SF-Based Gap Says Strong Dollar Hurting RevenueGap 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.
Gap And Levi Strauss Team Up To Oppose Religious Freedom LawsTwo 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.
Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size ClothingOld 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.
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.
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.
SF Women's Group Members Recognize 'Equal Pay Day' At Board Of Supes MeetingMembers 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.
President Obama Visits NY Gap Store, Touts SF Company For Raising Minimum WagePresident 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.

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