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Gap is relaunching online in Australia. Will this time be a success?

Brand distributor True Alliance is bringing the iconic American apparel brand back to Australia as an online-only offer,...

Retail appointments of the week

A new CEO at Stockland; LVMH chief digital officer exits role; new CEO at Banana Republic.

Online investment eats into Gap profits

Gap Inc's pivot to online may be boosting sales, but the consequential investment is eating into profits.

How H&M got glocal in Asia

As fast-fashion label H&M expands its focus both online and offline in Asia, the company is going glocal, tapping local ...

Gap the brand flounders on ‘anemic’ range driving parent’s $932 million loss

Gap - the brand - is floundering internationally, with sales down 50 per cent in the first quarter, a rate far worse tha...

Denim makers embrace novel sustainability initiatives

Global denim makers have long faced questions over their sustainability credentials, but recent developments across the ...

Costs cited as Gap Inc cancels Old Navy spinoff plans

Gap has nixed plans to spin off its Old Navy subsidiary, saying that after further investigation the costs involved outw...

Poor sales, weak profit: Gap’s outlook is gloomy

There is no real surprise from Gap’s third-quarter figures: sales are poor, profit is weak although marginally better th...

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 segmen...